October 20, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 39


In This Issue

 Live LIMS Webinar

10/27/2010 - LIMS Deployment: An Integral Component for Manufacturing Operations Excellence -- Time: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 10:00AM EDT

Featured Speakers: Simon Jacobson, Research Director, Gartner, Inc. and Donald Thomas, Director of Technical Service and Quality Programs, CF Industries, Inc.

  • How to plan for a LIMS project delivering tangible results, on-time and within budget;
  • The value of incorporating LIMS as an integral component of the manufacturing supply chain;
  • What to consider when integrating LIMS with SAP® ERP;
  • Benefits of implementing a Corrective Action Preventive Action (CAPA) system;
  • How to accommodate greater levels of compliance enforcement and ensure customer satisfaction

 LIMS Blog Postings

LIMSforum.com becomes the industry’s largest user’s group for LIMS & Laboratory Informatics with over 10,000 members

I want to thank all of the members of the Laboratory Informatics Institute who have helped spread the word about www.limsforum.com to help drive the membership in this Internationally based user’s group. Our membership is now at over 10,000 and we are gaining over 1,000 new members per month.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/18/2010 - LIMS Needs Assessment

The City of Red Deer, Alberta, Canada is inviting proposals from qualified consultants to complete a Needs Assessment for a Laboratory Information Management System.
 Upcoming Webcasts

11/17/2010 - AACC Announces Webinar on Biological Variation: Adding Value to Laboratory Results

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar Biological Variation: Adding Value to Laboratory Results to be held on November 17, 2010, at 2:00 pm Eastern. The webinar will last 60 minutes.

10/26/2010 - AACC Announces Webinar ‘Improving Test Utilization: The Clinical Lab’s Expanding Role

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Improving Test Utilization: The Clinical Lab’s Expanding Role, to be held October 26, 2010, at 2:00 pm Eastern. The webinar will last 90 minutes. The program is supported in part by an educational grant from Ortho Clinical Diagnostics.

10/20/2010 - CSols Webinar: Accelerating Lot Release through Execution Excellence

Join our group of experts as they discuss the benefits of each technology and decide what’s the right path for your organization to take to Accelerate Lot Release, satisfy upper management’s demands, and move towards operational excellence.
 Recent News

10/19/2010 - Metabolon Develops Software Method to Automate the Organization of LC/MS and GC/MS Libraries

Metabolon, Inc., leaders in global metabolomics, biomarker discovery and biochemical analysis, announces the online publication of “Organization of GC/MS and LC/MS Metabolomics Data into Chemical Libraries”

10/18/2010 - MIS, Inc. Announces Real Time Streaming Solution for Microscopy Systems and Macrostand Applications

MIS, Inc., makers of PAXcam digital microscope cameras for the laboratory and PAX-it Image Analysis Software, announces the latest addition to its suite of imaging products for microscopy systems and macrostand applications. PAXcam CONNECT is a software module used in conjunction with the PAXcam line of digital microscope cameras for high resolution streaming of microscopic and macroscopic views in real time, allowing synchronized sharing of live views with remote participants.

10/18/2010 - BioClinica Launches Clinical Technology Breakthrough - Trident IWR

)--BioClinica®, Inc., a leading global provider of clinical trial management services, today announced the launch of its new IVR/IWR (interactive voice response/interactive web response) platform, Trident IWR, at the 2010 Society for Clinical Data Management Annual Conference (SCDM). Trident IWR’s unique interface provides clinical operations personnel with an intuitive way to directly set up, monitor, and maintain randomization and supplies for their clinical trials, in a fraction of the time previously required.

10/14/2010 - LabVantage Webinar Explores Deploying LIMS as Integral to Manufacturing Operations Excellence

LabVantage will host a live webinar on deploying laboratory information management systems (LIMS) as an integral component for manufacturing operations excellence. Featuring speakers from Gartner and CF Industries, this webinar will be conducted on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 10 a.m. EDT, and include an interactive question & answer session.

10/14/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Nominated for Three European Outsourcing Awards

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced its nomination for three prestigious European Outsourcing Awards (EOA). The EOA nominations included two entries for Best Contract Analytical Project for the application of Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS (laboratory information management system) in bioanalysis and one entry for Most Improved Process/Plant Facility and Best e-Business/IT Strategy for Thermo Scientific CONNECTS in pharmaceutical manufacturing.

10/12/2010 - Systat Software to Exhibit at SfN 2010 San Diego

Systat Software invites you to the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting on November 13th through the 17th Booth 515 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. Meet with Systat's Chief Scientist Richard Mitchell as he demonstrates the new features in SigmaPlot 11 and takes your questions. While there, pick up a discount coupon good for new purchases or upgrades for SigmaPlot.
 Upcoming Events

11/15/2010 - AACC Announces Conference on Practical Applications of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

10/28/2010 - Second Annual South African Forensics DNA Conference October 28-29

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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