June 23, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 24


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

06/22/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Management Information System

This request for proposal is to provide the City of Valdosta and the Valdosta-Lowndes County Regional Crime Laboratory (VRCL) with a Laboratory Management Information System

05/28/2010 - Request For Information

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is seeking information on a LIMS to stream-line its Technical Services laboratory's sample processing

05/24/2010 - Request for Information - Biorepository LIMS System

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (the "University") is seeking information from entities who currently provide Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This LIMS is for the Conquering Diseases Biorepository Core
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/29/2010 - Webcast June 29, 2010: Biotracker™ LIMS – The Laboratory Informatics Solution for Life Sciences

Biotracker™ LIMS – The Laboratory Informatics Solution for Life Sciences -> Invest 45 minutes of your time to find out what the Biotracker™ LIMS solutions can do for you and your lab. With the ever increasing amount and diversity of information being generated, analyzed and stored in Life Sciences laboratories, now more than ever there is a need for a flexible data and laboratory process management solution that will increase your lab’s effectiveness and efficiency.

06/23/2010 - ATL Webcast: Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a free, informational webcast on June 23, 2010 entitled "Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS". This event is ideal for laboratory or QA/QC managers in the water & wastewater, environmental, food & beverage, energy, manufacturing (product/material testing), agriculture, life science, biotechnology and public health sectors. Register today!!
 LIMS Blog Postings

SaaS / Cloud Computing for laboratories has gone mainstream

CloudComputing for the Laboratory In the last 12 months, Cloud Computing in business and government has taken off like a rocket.  More and more companies, government agencies, health care institutions and financial institutions are turning to Cloud Computing for not only their “Line-of-Business” applications but for their entire IT infrastructure.  Now the laboratory and scientific industries are embracing Cloud Computing at an even faster pace.  You will start to see more and more articles and case studies on the use of Cloud Computing and SaaS (Software as a Service) for the laboratory.


Sakhalin Energy Utilizes Thermo Scientific SampleManager LIMS for Largest Russian LNG Project Ever

Sakhalin Energy is bringing onstream one of the largest integrated oil and gas projects in the world in Russia’s Far East. The Sakhalin II Project combines partnership incorporating the recovery, production and transportation of oil and liquefi ed natural gas (LNG). Sakhalin Energy standardized on Thermo Scientifi c SampleManager LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) for use in its main laboratory located at its LNG plant/oil export terminal (OET), as well as in upstream satellite laboratories throughout Sakhalin Energy.
 Recent News

06/22/2010 - Symyx Direct Bridges the Gap Between Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics

Symyx Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMMX) has released the Symyx Direct 7.0 data cartridge—an innovative, one-stop solution for registering, searching, and retrieving chemical and biological entities stored in relational databases

06/22/2010 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - PACS July Courses in Toronto

PACS Testing, Consulting and Training will provide short courses in Toronto, Ontario this July. For a complete schedule and course offerings, check our website at www.pacslabs.com. Most PACS courses can be provided at your time and place.

06/21/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis Training Manager 5.0 is Released

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis TM (Training Manager) 5.0, a training manager module used with Nexxis iLAB 5.0.

06/21/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Wins Coveted Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it is a winner of Microsoft Corporation's Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010, for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes best-in-class companies for their innovative use of Microsoft-based solutions. This designation demonstrates Thermo Fisher's leading position as provider of enterprise-level informatics solutions to the life sciences industry.

06/21/2010 - Waters New ACQUITY UPLC H-Class Method Development System Takes Automation to Higher Level

Combined with Fusion Method Development Software, the New System Produces Robust Methods Faster using Quality-by-Design Guidelines with Increased Chromatographic Flexibility
 Upcoming Events

08/02/2010 - Partnerships in Clinical Trials Latin America

08/02/2010 - IBC's Drug Discovery & Development Week

07/27/2010 - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science Annual Meeting & Expo

07/25/2010 - AACC Annual Meeting 2010

07/17/2010 - Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting & Food Expo

07/17/2010 - 16th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology

07/08/2010 - AgriGenomics World Congress

06/30/2010 - Clinically Relevant Drug Transporters

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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