December 12, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 45


In This Issue

 Featured Videos

LIMS and ISO 17025 Primer Tutorial

The following on-line video provides a tutorial primer on ISO 17025 and how a LIMS can help your lab with the issues surrounding compliance with those standards and requirements.  Audio speakers are highly recommended when viewing this video.  Enjoy!

Develop your LIMS Requirements with the LIMSpec Library

The Laboratory Informatics Institute (LIMStitute) is proud to announce the release of our LIMSpec Library.  The LIMSpec Library is a collection of eBooks published by the LIMStitute that provides you with a selection of LIMS specification templates.  The LIMSpec will save you many hours in developing your LIMS requirements. To take a tour of the LIMSpec, Click Here to view a short demonstration.

LIMS for Medical Examiner


The ideal LIMS for Medical Examiners

The following demonstration provides details on 11 scenarios of use of LIMS in Forensic Medical Examiner offices.  Click Here to view the demonstration. (Audio Speakers highly recommended)

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the LIMS needs of the modern Water, Waste Water Laboratory. (Click Here to view the presentation - Audio Speakers are Highly Recommended)

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. (Click Here to view the presentation - Audio Speakers are Highly Recommended)

Bika LIMS product demos

Bika LIMS product demos - Instructional videos that showcase & illustrate the Bika LIMS. Click on the title to see the Flash Movie or click on the picture for a screenshot of the movie. An easy way to return from a movie to this list is by clicking "movies" from the menu below the tabs.
 Feeds & Podcasts

The Naked Scientists Naked Science Radio Show PODCAST - Stripping Down Science

Internet Science Radio Show PODCASTS & Naked Science Live Events

Ask The Lab Man Podcast

The Ask The Lab Man Podcast affords you the monthly opportunity to download an audio file at your leisure. While the The Lab Man Podcast will be brief in form ranging from three-to-five minutes, its function will be to offer a glimpse of interesting and significant questions, answers and ideas emanating from the discussion board in any particular month. The Lab Man also will acknowledge and thank leading contributors as well as members of our volunteer scientific experts.

Lab Manager Magazine

Lab Manager Magazine strives to provide the most current thinking and trends in all areas of laboratory management.

MicrobeWorld Radio

MicrobeWorld Radio is a daily, 90-second radio series designed to increase public understanding and appreciation of the vital role microbes play on our planet. In addition to the audio episodes, subscribers to the MicrobeWorld Radio podcast will also have access to enhanced versions of the program that allow the listener to view images of the subject matter along with the option to link to external websites with more information on the topic. MicrobeWorld creates one to four enhanced podcasts each month. Podcast subscribers also receive monthly .pdf excerpts from Microbe magazine.

The Journal Nature, Chemistry Podcast

Special podcast on chemistry featuring research from Nature Publishing Group's chemistry journals.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/10/2007 - Request for Proposal (RFP) for Laboratory Information Management System LIMS)

Los Angeles County Chief Information Office, on behalf of the Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures Department, releases an RFP for a LIMS for the Environmental Toxicology Laboratory

11/27/2007 - Request for Proposal - Public Health Lab Environmental & Bio-Threat LIMS

New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Public Health Laboratory Environmentasl and Bio-Threat Laboratory Information System (LIMS)

11/17/2007 - Forensic LIMS Request for Proposal - Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory

The Board of Police Commissioners (BOPC), Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, extends an invitation to submit a Request for Proposal on a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department Crime Laboratory subject to the conditions and specifications set forth. The Kansas City Police Crime Laboratory provides forensic evidence collection and analysis services for the Kansas City, MO., Police Department and a range of local, state, and national agencies on a regional basis.
 Job Postings

Product Specialist

Product Specialist

Application Engineer and Implementation Specialist for LabInformatics Platform

Application Engineer and Implementation Specialist for LabInformatics Platform

Computer Systems Validation Professional - Contract position

Informatics Consultant - SQL*LIMS

LIMS Technical Lead

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on

 Recent News

12/06/2007 - Forensic Laboratory Software Application from Applied Biosystems Automates Data Analysis for Faster DNA Results

12/06/2007 - First Consulting Group Releases FirstPoint™ 1.0 for Life Sciences and becomes Microsoft Gold Certified Partn

12/03/2007 - University of Alberta Transplant Applied Genomics Centre Chooses Scientific Data

 Upcoming Events

01/29/2008 - 7th Annual Cool Chain Europe

01/28/2008 - Calibration in the FDA Regulated Industry

01/26/2008 - LabAutomation2008

01/23/2008 - Technical Writing in Pharmaceutical and Allied Industries

01/14/2008 - CHI's High Content Analysis 2008

01/07/2008 - CHI's Peptalk 2008

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