March 19, 2008      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 6, Issue 11


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/16/2008 - Request for Proposal - Case Management System Software & Services

North Carolina Department of Justice

03/10/2008 - Request for Proposal - Forensic Laboratory Management Information System (LIMS)

New York City Police Department

02/27/2008 - Solicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

Naval Health Research Center

02/25/2008 - Request For Information-LIS/LIMS vendor profiles

The Association of Public Health Laboratories ( is seeking information from LIS/LIMS vendors to provide to their public health laboratory members and colleagues both domestically and abroad.

Justifying a LIMS for your Small Water/Wastewater Laboratory

A currently popular and well-known definition of insanity is the repetition of the same behavior with the expectation of different results. Moreover, it is a key principle of laboratories that processes be repeatable with predictable results. Why is it, then, that many small water/wastewater or environmental labs continue to labor using paper and pencil and, at best, Excel spreadsheets for information management and yet expect to magically meet or exceed regulatory standards including NELAC/NELAP (TNI) and 21 CFR 11, increase efficiency, handle instrument calibration and maintenance (never mind results files!), generate all reports and trend analyses quickly and distribute them effectively, and interface with outside systems when it has ALWAYS been a struggle?

LIMS to get hot as Nano gets BIG!

Have you ever fantasized what it would look like ‘playing with wild fire’ or ‘making mountain from a mole’? If the response is overwhelmingly negative, the field of nanotechnology can give you some answers. Nanotechnology is a field of science that is garnering strength as we make new strides towards innovation and technology in preparation for the future.
 Recent News

03/18/2008 - Seacoast Laboratory Data Systems, Inc. Announces Agreement with Laboratory Partners for Enterprise-Wide Laboratory Information System

03/18/2008 - Global Healthcare and Medical Products Conglomerate Licenses LabVantage's SAPPHIRE™ for its QC Laboratories

03/17/2008 - EISC Joins Thermo Fisher Scientific Seminar Tour

03/13/2008 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Selected by PRA International to supply LIMS for State-of-the-Art Bioanalytical Laboratory

03/12/2008 - INTERCOUNTY LABORATORIES LIMITED Selects MediSolution's TD-Synergy Laboratory Information System and Virtuo Revenue Cycle Management Solution

03/04/2008 - PerkinElmer announces Inorganic Workshop Series

 Job Postings

Labware Configuration/Validation

Labware Lims Validation

LIMS Analyst

IT Senior Analyst, SQL*LIMS

Training and Support Specialist

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on

 Upcoming Events

04/23/2008 - CHI's The Challenge of Antibacterial Drug Development

04/21/2008 - Adaptive Designs for Clinical Trials

04/20/2008 - CHI's Quantitative PCR

04/06/2008 - Spring 2008 American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo

04/06/2008 - Society for Biomolecular Sciences - 14th Annual Conference & Exhibition

04/01/2008 - Analytica 2008

03/31/2008 - Laboratory Informatics - Extending Analytical Integration Knowledge From Chemistry to Biology

03/31/2008 - Laboratory Informatics 2008

03/26/2008 - INTERPHEX 2008

03/25/2008 - CHI's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

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