April 14, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 14


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

The Internet has all but killed off print media. Will Pittcon be the next victim?

A number of years ago, I wrote a blog entitled, "The king is dead, long live the king". You have probably been hearing about the demise of the numerous, old and venerable newspapers. It is clear now, while the print media king is not dead yet, there is not much life left. Now consider the fate of such trade shows as Pittcon and how much life is left for this particular king. Why would the survival of Pittcon be in question? The simple answer is that there are good alternative technologies that make Pittcon redundant.
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/29/2009 - CSols, Inc. announces the next installments in our ongoing Webinar series

These sessions are provided at no cost to participants and are designed to inform and educate participants on topics of interest in the Informatics Field. Participation is limited, and space must be reserved by visiting the Resource section of the CSols web site: http://csolsinc.com/webinar.aspx
 Job Postings

04/06/2009 - Seeking Independent LIMS Consultants for LIMS implementation

LabLynx, Inc. is seeking independent LIMS consultants to assist with LIMS requirements development, implementation and training.
 Recent News

04/16/2009 - LIMS Seminar Tour Coming to Charlotte, NC on April 16!

On April 16, Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) and Microsoft invite you to a free educational seminar on the growing importance of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Register today!!

04/14/2009 - A Pathology LIS configured to work the way you work

Matrix Gemini v 5.2 Pathology LIS delivers an identical user experience no matter whether you use a LAN, WAN or the Web. As soon as any fully configurable screen is designed using the unique Matrix Gemini™ OneTime™ Configuration Tools, it is immediately available via your network or over the web, without further modification, effort or cost!

04/13/2009 - CISPro Biological Materials Module Delivers Unique New Functionality for Tracking Biological Material in Inventory

ChemSW, Inc. has announced the availability of their CISPro Biological Materials Module that delivers enhanced functionality for tracking biological materials in inventory. Biological materials are traditionally difficult to track because they vary greatly in size, storage, and information needs, and they are easily propagated.

04/08/2009 - New PET LIMS for all PET Centres, Radiopharmaceutical and Radiotracer laboratories

Autoscribe Ltd. has recently developed a Matrix Gemini PET Laboratory Information Management System configuration in collaboration with two hospital-based PET centres in Denmark. This affordable LIMS solution gives full regulatory traceability from incoming raw materials through to the production of PET radiopharmaceuticals to finished products.

04/08/2009 - Johns Hopkins University Deploys Proteus for their Lab & Scientific Data Management Solution

GenoLogics announced today the Technical Implementation and Coordination Core (TICC) of the Johns Hopkins NHLBI Proteomics Center has deployed Proteus for its lab and scientific data management system.

04/08/2009 - GenoLogics Teams with Applied Biosystems on Lab & Data Management Solution for Next Generation Sequencing

GenoLogics is teaming with Applied Biosystems, a division of Life Technologies Corporation, to provide an integrated lab and data management solution for their next generation advanced genomic analysis platform, the SOLiDTM System.

04/08/2009 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Confirmed PACS May Pittsburgh Courses

PACS is happy to confirm 2009 Pittsburgh May courses: Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements, Environmental Data Validation, Expert Witness Practices for Scientists, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectral Interpretation, Advanced Mass Spectral Interpretation, AA/GFAA/ICP/ICP-MS, Activated Carbon Adsorption Principles (Apr 27-28 in Orlan! do, May 4-5 in Pittsburgh), Design, Operation, and Troubleshooting of Activated Carbon Adsorbers (May 6 in Pittsburgh)
 Upcoming Events

05/17/2009 - TIDES: Oligonucleotide and Peptide® Technology and Product Development

TIDES® 2009 renews its focus on science. The agenda was put together by leaders in oligonucleotide and peptide development and manufacturing. The result is a program full of novel, in-depth scientific data in each presentation that offers you the chance to advance the development of your drug candidate.

05/04/2009 - BioProcess International Analytical and Quality Summit

Featuring Four Parallel Conference Tracks

05/04/2009 - The joint EMBL/Affymetrix workshop on whole transcript microarray data analysis

The joint EMBL/Affymetrix workshop on whole transcript microarray data analysis

04/20/2009 - Advanced BioFuels Summit

This premier CHI Advanced Biofuels Development Summit creates a unique forum bringing together, in one place, the leaders in scientific innovations in advanced biofuels development, from feedstock alternatives to processing technologies and methods, with key corporate executives who are leading the commercial scale-up, financing, business development, alliances and public-private partnerships currently driving advanced biofuels commercialization, as well as with thought leaders and public policy experts dealing with major trade, tax and incentive initiatives in this rapidly developing field.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/30/2009 - Pilot Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Application for Botswana

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) is pleased to announce a new bid opportunity to strengthen laboratory information management systems (LIMS) within the National Public Health Laboratory System (NPHLS) of Botswana. The deadline for bid submission is 27 April, 2009.

03/23/2009 - Request for Proposal - Health Inofrmation Management System

City of El Paso, Texas - Dept of Public Health
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