February 2, 2022
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

Volume 20, Issue 5


In This Issue

 Featured Books

Laboratory Informatics Buyer's Guide for Medical Diagnostics and Research

 Featured Content

02/02/2022 - LIS v. LIMS – What’s the difference between the systems?

If you’re shopping for laboratory software, you’ve probably come across these two software systems a few times – LIS and LIMS. In healthcare laboratory informatics, LIS and LIMS systems are frequently mentioned together, leading some to assume they are the same thing. [Read More]

02/02/2022 - Unrealized Expectations: A Realistic View on LIMS Implementations

Congratulations on your decision to purchase a new laboratory information management system (LIMS) or upgrade your current platform! Once the ink has dried on the contract you might start to wonder, what’s next? [Read More]

02/02/2022 - Solving the Unsolvable: Enabling the Fully Connected Digital Lab

The digital lab concept has been around for decades, with nearly every science-based organization seeking ways to achieve complete digitalization and automation throughout their operations. Progress has been made in many areas, however, the full power and benefits have yet to be realized... [Read More]

02/02/2022 - Build a Tomorrow-Ready Lab with LIMS

Building a digital strategy that addresses the needs & trends of tomorrow is crucial to effective digital transformation. Quality, Compliance, and Automation are the three key themes that will influence today’s digital decisions. Read this whitepaper to learn more. [Read More]

 Journal Articles

01/18/2022 - The impact of extraction protocol on the chemical profile of cannabis extracts from a single cultivar

As with preparing samples in other fields of science, the processing method for cannabis in order to measure its analytes can vary, sometimes significantly. However, some standardized processes for, e.g., extraction protocols, do exist, though one process may still differ slightly from another. According to Bowen et al. of Colorado State University and Charlotte’s Web, Inc., a knowledge gap exists concerning what the composition results of varying extraction protocols are on cannabis. In this 2021 paper, the authors seek to address that knowledge gap, using a single proprietary cannabis cultivar and 20 commercial extraction procedures. The authors conducted principal component analysis (PCA) using a variety of gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (GC–MS), ultra high-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS), and inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) techniques. They found discrepancies in the bioactive chemical profiles across the different extraction protocols, leading them to conclude a definitive "need for further research regarding the influence of processing on therapeutic efficacy, as well as the importance of labeling in the marketing of multi-component cannabis products."

 Featured Jobs

5 days ago - Technical Sales Consultant – Software West Coast Territory

Autoscribe - Lakeville, MA 02347

Autoscribe Informatics is looking for a strong, well accomplished, Sales Consultant to join the sales team of our fast growing software and services informatics company....

5 days ago - Technical Sales Consultant – Software Northeast USA Territory

Autoscribe Informatics - Home based, or Lakeville, MA 02347

Autoscribe Informatics is looking for a strong, well accomplished, Sales Consultant to join the sales team of our fast growing software and services informatics company....

5 days ago - Technical Consultant/Senior Technical Consultant

Autoscribe Informatics - Home based, Lakeville USA, or Reading UK

Interested in LIMS and live in the USA or UK? Want to help Laboratories make the most of their informatics systems? We continue to grow our technical team in 2022. Our...

 Upcoming Webinars

03/23/2022 - How to Maximize NuGenesis SDMS as your Central Location for Analytical Data

02/24/2022 - Webinar: C. Auris: A Powerful Threat to Public Health Right in Our Own Backyard

02/23/2022 - Webinar: How To Future Proof Your Laboratory Informatics Environment

02/17/2022 - Webinar: The Analytical Landscape of Cannabis Testing – Session 2: Pesticides by GC-MS/MS

02/16/2022 - Astrix Webinar – Unleash the Power From Your SampleManager 21.0

02/10/2022 - Webinar: Configuring Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) LIMS to Suit Your Needs

 Upcoming Trade Events

06/14/2022 - HIMSS Europe 2022

06/01/2022 - e-Health 2022 (Toronto)

05/17/2022 - APHL 2022

05/09/2022 - Pathology Informatics Summit 2022

04/26/2022 - Paperless Lab Academy 2022

03/17/2022 - Laborama 2022

 Bid Opportunities

03/08/2022 - Invitation for Bids: DNA Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Module

03/04/2022 - Request for Proposal: Coronavirus Analysis in Wastewater, Including Variants

02/21/2022 - Request for Proposals: Forensic Science Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

02/11/2022 - Request for Quotation: Weight-Based Inventory Management System for Epidemiology Lab

02/10/2022 - Request for Tender: Laboratory information management system (LIMS) for atmospheric radioactivity and trace analysis and emission monitoring

02/09/2022 - Request for Tender: Newborn Bloodspot Screening Laboratory Information System

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Computing Solutions, Inc.
International Society for Infectious Diseases
Kalleid, Inc.
LIMS Wizards
OnQ Software
SCC Soft Computer
STARLIMS Corporation
Strateos, Inc.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
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