October 14, 2008      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 6, Issue 42


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

10/13/2008 - Free Webinar: Nautilus Background Processor – Achieving Peak Performance.

Last chance to register for this valuable online event October 16th that will discuss how you can get peak performance from your Thermo Nautilus background processor.

10/08/2008 - Webcast - Creating a Fully Integrated Laboratory with Nexxis iLAB

This complimentary webcast shows how to create a fully integrated laboratory where information from informatics systems, instruments and laboratory personnel is automatically collected, shared and integrated into every aspect of the laboratory's daily routine.

10/01/2008 - How to Select the Right LIMS Software for your Business

How to Select the Right LIMS Software for your Business A free webinar from CSols - October 16, 2008, 2PM Pre-registration required

Increase the Power and Capabilities of Your Thermo Nautilus Software

Learn how to realize peak performance from your Nautilus background processor.
 Recent News

10/14/2008 - Sunquest Announces $1.5M Sale of Its Laboratory Information Software and Services to the Public Hospitals Authority for Hospitals and Community Clinics in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas

Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., a market leader in laboratory information systems, today announced a $1.5M sale to the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) for the purchase of the Sunquest Laboratory Information System (LIS) along with a number of other Sunquest software solutions and services for the Princess Margaret Hospital (PMH), Rand Memorial Hospital (RAND), Sandilands Rehabilitation Center (SRC) and the Department of Public Health (DPH), Ministry of Health.

10/13/2008 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins LIMS Contract from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science announced today that the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has awarded the company a contract for its Nautilus LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System).

10/13/2008 - Georgia Bureau of Investigation Taps Memex for Automating Tips and Leads, Intelligence and Case Management Functions

Memex, Inc., the leading worldwide provider of intelligence management, data integration and analysis solutions, today announced that the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) has selected Memex over eight other bids for automating tips and leads, intelligence and case management functions.

10/13/2008 - Aspyra Announces Upgrade Agreements with LIS Customers

Aspyra, Inc. announced today that the Company has entered into agreements with several customers to upgrade their existing Aspyra CyberLAB LIS system to the latest product release.

10/10/2008 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Upcoming Courses

Confirmed October Pittsburgh Courses: Environmental Data Validation, Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectral Interpretation, AA/GFAA/ICP/ICP-MS, Expert Witness Practices for Scientists, Toxicology, and Writing: Communication in Science. Upcoming PACS courses: Atlanta in November, Orlando in December, San Diego in January, Las Vegas in February, Chicago in March, and Pittsburgh in May.

10/09/2008 - Tripos International Enters into Agreement to Collaborate on a Molecular Invention Workflow for Drug Discovery with AstraZeneca

Tripos International, a leading provider of drug discovery informatics products and services, today announced a collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca to develop a new drug discovery workflow solution.

10/09/2008 - Matrix Gemini PET LIMS

Matrix Gemini PET LIMS is a commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) LIMS that gives full traceability from incoming raw materials through the production of PET Radiopharmaceuticals to finished products.

10/08/2008 - Nonlinear Dynamics' Progenesis analysis software is chosen by Boston University's Cardiovascular Proteomics Center Core Laboratory

Nonlinear Dynamics Ltd, the world leading developer of analysis solutions for proteomics and biomarker discovery, has announced that Boston University’s Cardiovascular Proteomics Center (CPC) Core Laboratory have chosen the Progenesis software range for their label free LC-MS and 2D data analyses.
 Upcoming Events

11/13/2008 - Paperless Lab Forum 2008

11/04/2008 - LIMS Seminar Tour Coming to Denver, CO on Nov. 4th!

11/01/2008 - Chemtech Cairo & Pharma 2008

10/27/2008 - 11th Software Design for Medical Devices

10/21/2008 - IVT's 14th Annual International Validation Week 2008

10/21/2008 - End-to-End Supply Chain Optimisation

 Job Postings

LIMS Production Administrator needed!

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

LIMS Developer

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

Informatics Pre-sales Application Engineer

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

 Polls & Surveys

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What most influenced your LIMS Selection?

Are you happy with Crystal Reports?

Which Database would you prefer to use for your LIMS?

Custom LIMS vs. Commercial LIMS Product

LIMS Satisfaction Poll

Web Browser Based LIMS vs. Traditional Windows LIMS

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