November 10, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 44


In This Issue

 Polls & Surveys

So what keeps you from buying a LIMS for your lab?

Take a look at the following survey and see if any of the questions apply to your situation.  The survey takes less than a minute to complete.

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 LIMS Blog Postings

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Would you consider a SaaS (Hosted) LIMS for your Laboratory?

With all the talk about SaaS for laboratories, it seems like a good idea to find out whether or not laboratories have any real interest in SaaS (hosted) LIMS. Take this quick 2 second poll and also see what others are saying.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

11/02/2009 - Request for Proposals- Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

City of Tacoma, Washington, Department of Public Works – Environmental Services

09/28/2009 - Request for Proposals for Partnership to Collaborate on a Laboratory Information Management System

Clean Water Services – Water Resource Management Utility, Tualatin River Watershed, Oregon
 Recent News

11/09/2009 - University of Southern California Epigenome Center Selects GenoLogics to Provide Next Generation Data Management Solution

GenoLogics today announced that the Epigenome Center at the University of Southern California (USC) has purchased its lab and data management solution, Geneus, to manage its genomics and next generation sequencing data.

11/09/2009 - How to manage your instruments and equipment more effectively

Autoscribe’s Instrument Calibration and Maintenance System (ICMS) will help you manage your instruments and equipment more effectively.

11/04/2009 - Cerno Bioscience, Agilent Technologies to Co-Market MassWorks for GC/MSD

Cerno Bioscience and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced they will jointly market Cerno's MassWorks calibration software to Agilent GC/MSD ChemStation users.

11/04/2009 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - PACS Confirmed December Courses in Orlando: GC, MS, AC, AA, EDV, QA and 2010 Schedule

It is important to continuously upgrade your knowledge base to assure your job security and your employer's growth. This is why PACS has provided a continuous education short course program for 26 years. We are happy to confirm the courses below in Orlando FL and announce our 2010 short course schedule. PACS provides monthly short courses in major cities and at the client’s time and place

11/04/2009 - Phase Forward Teams with PharmaNet Development Group

Phase Forward (NASDAQ: PFWD), a leading provider of data management solutions for clinical trials and drug safety, today announced a multi-year agreement with PharmaNet Development Group, Inc., a global drug development services company, that enables PharmaNet to offer Phase Forward’s InForm™ electronic data capture (EDC) solution to PharmaNet customers worldwide.
 Upcoming Events

12/16/2009 - AACC Announces Audioconference On The Laboratory’s Role In Managing Hospital-Acquired Infections

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry announces an audioconference on The Lab's Critical Role in Managing Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs) to be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2009 at 2:00pm (EST). The audioconference will last 90 minutes.

12/16/2009 - The 10th U.S. – Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems

The 10th US-Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems will be held on December 16-20, 2009 at The Westin Resort & Spa, Lahaina, Maui. The Symposium is organized by faculty from MIT and Kyoto University, and it is open to the world-wide scientific community.

11/19/2009 - Probe Discovery

Select Biosciences is pleased to announce their inaugural meeting. Alongside an exhibition of selected scientific posters and service providers, Select Biosciences is organising a two day event, gathering some of the most influential players in their fields from America and across the globe.

11/17/2009 - LIMS Seminar Tour Coming to Seattle, WA!

On November 17, 2009, Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) and Microsoft invite you to a free, educational seminar on the growing importance of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet others in your industry and learn how to achieve measurable improvements via LIMS for your laboratory operation! ***Register today!!!

11/17/2009 - Reach the Life Science Research and Laboratory Science Community at BioConference Live, First of its Kind Virtual Event Slated for November 17-19, 2009

For the first time, the worldwide community of life science research and laboratory scientists, researchers, and professionals will come together at an online conference called BioConference Live to be held from November 17 to 19, 2009.
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

The following is a real-time aggregated list of LIMS jobs pulled from job sites all over the Internet. The list is kept up to date in nearly real time.

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers is pleased to announce an improved job board that combines both LIMS and Laboratory Career opportunities. The service is free for our member sponsors and all job seekers. The new job board offers a job search feature and allows for posting of Featured Jobs for less than $1 per day. Candidates can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter that highlights all of the Featured and Sponsored job openings.
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