March 10, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 9


In This Issue


Blaze Systems Issues Barcode Labeling White Paper

Blaze Systems has issued a Barcode Labeling White Paper that brings to light many of the key issues to be addressed when determining if LIMS software can deliver the business improvements typically available from the use of machine readable (barcode, RFID) labeling.

SaaS - Is a web hosted LIMS right for your laboratory?

What is a Web Hosted (SaaS) LIMS & is it right for your lab?  Simply put, a web hosted or SaaS LIMS is a (Laboratory Information Management System) that is a licensed, web hosted subscription that is paid for on a low monthly or annual fee basis as opposed to a customer, on-site installed, lump sum license purchase.  The LIMS exists on a provider’s server instead of at your lab or business, and users access it through the web.  So why would this benefit your lab? 

 Upcoming Webcasts

03/03/2009 - 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:
 Recent News

03/09/2009 - PerkinElmer Broadens Liquid Chromatography Portfolio with New High Performance Platform and Chromatography Data System

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today introduced the new FlexarTM liquid chromatography (LC) platform, which will be controlled by the new Chromera® Chromatography Data System (CDS).

03/09/2009 - LabWare Expands its Suite of Available Template Solutions

Pre-configured solutions reduce cost, accelerate implementations and simplify validation

03/09/2009 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Complete LC/MS/MS Food Safety Testing

New Hardware/Software Workflow Helps Food and Environmental Laboratories Meet Tough Monitoring Requirements, Simplify Analysis and Reduce Method Development Time

03/08/2009 - ChemSW Announces ControlChartPro Live(TM), a Comprehensive Hosted Version of their Popular ControlChartPro

Robust Web-Delivered Quality Control Charting Software Continues Legacy of Popular Easy to Use Predecessor

03/06/2009 - Impac Software and BioImagene Develop Workflow Solution for Digital Pathology and the Laboratory Information Systems

Impac's PowerPath(R) AP LIS to Interface with BioImagene's Virtuoso(TM) Digital Pathology Solution

03/05/2009 - The Immunovirology Division of the French Atomic Energy Agency selects BioBook to manage its research data

IDBS today announces that the Immunovirology Division of the French Atomic Energy Agency (Commissariat à l'Ènergie Atomique, CEA) has selected E-WorkBook for biology (BioBook) to capture, collate, analyze and share experimental data across its multi-user immunovirology research projects.


Stimulus package for its complete Biotracker biobanking solution available in US and Canada for $75k and in Europe for Euro 58K

03/04/2009 - World-leading Biotech Company Selects STARLIMS for $4M Project

Web-based LIMS, SDMS and ELN Solution for Quality Control Labs on Three Continents

03/04/2009 - SQL*LIMS Seminar Series

SQL*LIMS®: Enabling Lean Decisions for the Integrated Business Learn how to boost your quality management effectiveness

03/03/2009 - LabCentrix Becomes Reseller of BioRails™

Leading LIMS Consultancy Expands Its Informatics Offerings with a Productivity Tool that Helps Labs Manage Service Requests

03/02/2009 - LabLynx launches the new, Laboratory SaaS Provider

ATLANTA, Ga, March 2, 2009: LabLynx Inc., the leader in laboratory informatics solutions and services, launched the new today, a new division centered on web-hosted LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and other Laboratory Informatics and business software.  Information can be found at

02/27/2009 - How to Track Tissues, Cassettes & Slides in Pre-Clinical Pathology Studies

Matrix Track-IT for Pre-Clinical Pathology Studies
 Upcoming Events

03/31/2009 - SQL*LIMS Seminar Series

03/23/2009 - Drug Information Association (DIA) - 21st Annual EuroMeeting

03/23/2009 - microRNA in Human Disease and Development

03/22/2009 - 237th ACS National Meeting & Exposition

03/18/2009 - The Challenge of Antibacterial Drug Development

03/17/2009 - Next Generation Sequencing

03/17/2009 - INTERPHEX 2009

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/04/2009 - Invitation for Bid - Laboratory Information Management System

University of Montana - Curry Health Center

02/16/2009 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Minnesota Department of Health, Environmental Laboratory Section

12/30/2008 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

The County of San Diego Sheriff’s Department is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors for the implementation of a Forensic Biology/DNA Laboratory Information Management System

12/29/2008 - Presolicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

US Department of the Navy - Automated Evidence Tracking System: The Fleet Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, intends to solicit for the procurement of a Laboratory Information Management System for Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS
 Job Postings

Senior Product Manager -Genomics SW

Product Manager - LC/MS Quantitative Analysis Software

Director Business Development eClinical

LIMS Program Manager

ELN consultants for Bay area USA on profit sharing basis

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on

 Polls & Surveys

What type of information do you want when looking for a LIMS?

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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