January 06, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 1


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/28/2010 - Request for Information - Laboratory Information Management System

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) - Request for Information for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) - for the Ambient Air Quality Laboratory.

12/27/2010 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System Consultant

ADDENDUM POSTED 1/3/11. The Oregon Department of Agriculture (Agency) seeks a Contractor to provide consulting to Agency staff as it plans the selection of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that will be used in the Agency’s laboratories. This system will be used to manage the processing of laboratory sample analysis, tracking supplies, chemical/reagent inventory and document control and invoicing for laboratory services.

12/27/2010 - Request for Proposals - Electronic Lab Information Management System

University of Kansas - Watkins Memorial Health Center - Student Health Services
 Recent News

12/29/2010 - BioData Joins New Macmillan Digital Science Division

)--BioData Ltd. announced today that Digital Science a new division of Macmillan Publishers Ltd., acquired an equity stake in BioData as part of their new strategy to focus on providing world-class software tools and services to scientists, managers and funders with the ultimate aim of making research more productive through the use of technology.

12/28/2010 - Contur Software awarded prestigious contract from Mount Sinai School of Medicine - 2010-12-28

Contur Software joins PRIME, a Research Program funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH), as informatics partner. The goal of PRIME is to develop a platform for improved modeling of immune processes.

12/28/2010 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Offers Montly Short Courses in Major Cities

PACS offers monthly short courses in major cities. Courses can also be provided at the client's time and place. The 2011 monthly schedule of city and month is January Las Vegas NV; February San Diego CA; March PACS at Water Quality Association - San Antonio TX and Pittsburgh Conference - Atlanta GA; April Orlando FL; April Seattle WA 27th International Activated Carbon Conference; May Pittsburgh PA; June St Louis MO; July PACS courses in Asia: MS, GC, Activated Carbon in Singapore; August Virginia Beach VA; September Niagara Falls NY; October Pittsburgh PA 28th International Activated Carbon Conference; November Orlando FL; December Miami FL.

12/23/2010 - Global Diagnostics Firm DiaSorin S.p.A. Selects Pilgrim Software’s On-Demand Quality Management Platform

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Quality Management (ERCQM) software solutions, today announced that DiaSorin S.p.A., an international player in the market for in vitro diagnostics, has selected Pilgrim’s On-Demand (Software as a Service) software suite as its global Quality Management solution.
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/18/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Interface Your Laboratory to SAP

This complimentary webcast will describe how 3 of Labtronics' customers have replaced their LIMS with SAP QM. We will discuss specifics of how they solved limitations in SAP and how they implemented very different workflows. This webcast will be of interest to anyone who is thinking of using SAP to manage the lab. Join Labtronics on January 18th or 20th to discover how to interface your lab to SAP.

01/18/2011 - A Guide to HACCP Validation and Verification for Food Manufacturers and Restaurants - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

In this HACCP webinar learn the required elements of conducting and documenting CCPs and process parameters and the five sources of HACCP validation as per FSIS guidelines.

01/14/2011 - How to investigate environmental monitoring excursion limits - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This environmental monitoring training will review the best practices for setting environmental monitoring alert and action levels for viable and non-viable data including product bioburden. In addition this webinar will address the responses/actions that should be taken when an excursion in the alert or action level occurs.

01/12/2011 - Drug Master Files (DMFs) - Understanding and Meeting Your Global Regulatory and Processing Responsibilities - Pharmaceutical Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This DMFs (Drug Master Files) training will discuss the current review and enforcement climate within FDA and the manner in which drug master files (DMFs) are reviewed by FDA personnel. Besides the US, the use of DMFs in the EU, Canada and Australia will also be discussed. Similarities and differences to the U.S. system will be highlighted.

01/12/2011 - AACC Announces Webinar on Sepsis and the Clinical Lab

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Sepsis and the Clinical Lab: Taking a Team Approach for Improved Outcomes, to be held January 12, 2011, at 2:00pm Eastern. The webinar will last 90 minutes.

01/10/2011 - An Easy to Implement Integrated Risk Management Approach Compliant with ISO 14971 - Medical Device Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This Integrated Risk Management Approach training in ISO 14971 will discuss how to incorporate risk management as per ISO 14971 in all phases of medical device development and what all documentation to be gathered to support the decisions made as a part of risk management process.
 Upcoming Events

02/23/2011 - 18th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

02/07/2011 - SCOPE: Summit for Clinical Ops Executives

01/29/2011 - LabAutomation2011

01/10/2011 - CHI’s 10th Annual PepTalk event

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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