September 28, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 36


In This Issue


Connected Productivity in the Petrochemical Industry - Optimizing Information Sharing

The Benefits of an Integrated Enterprise Level LIMS Solution By Colin Thurston, Director of Product Strategy, Process Industries, Thermo Fisher Scientific
 Upcoming Webcasts


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Justifying POCT in the ED: A Group A Strep Testing Case Study, to be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm Eastern. The webinar will last 60 minutes.


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar Making Proficiency Testing Work for You to be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 2:00 pm. The webinar will last 90 minutes.

09/28/2011 - Guest Speaker: Jack Gorski, Ph.D., Director for the Center for Human Immunology at the Blood Research Institute of Wisconsin

BRI uses RemedyMD's Investigate™ Integrated Research Management System to manage a complex laboratory with blood collection and distribution, diagnostic testing, medical services, and research functions. Join us for this exciting free webinar where you will hear Dr. Gorski describe first-hand how Investigate has helped BRI manage complex laboratory systems and power new research insights.

09/28/2011 - Free CSols, Inc. Webinar "Batteries NOT Included - Looking Beyond the Informatics Quote"

The Informatics Vendor will supply the software solution, but you will have to supply the “batteries” to start it up and make it run efficiently. Join our group of experts as we discuss what is needed to “power” your Informatics Solutions and avoid becoming another “failed” implementation.
 Recent News


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces two new webinars: Understanding and Managing Lot-to-Lot Variation in Immunoassays on October 26; and Top Ten Tips for Managing Your POCT Program on November 9. The webinars will commence at 2:00pm Eastern and run for 60 and 90 minutes respectively

09/27/2011 - Next Generation of TrackWise® Enterprise Quality Management Software Delivers Enhanced Web Services Functionality for Global Organizations

Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise® quality management software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, today announced a set of enhanced web services capabilities for its TrackWise enterprise quality management software (EQMS).

09/27/2011 - CLC bio and BIOBASE integrate genome informatics framework with Genome Trax database

At the "NGx: Evolution of Next Generation Sequencing" conference in Providence, Rhode Island, CLC bio and BIOBASE together launched a new plug-in for CLC bio's new framework for visualizing, combining and analyzing genome data, Genomics Gateway, which integrates the human-curated biological databases contained in BIOBASE's Genome Trax™, including TRANSFAC® and HGMD® Professional.

09/27/2011 - WEFTEC® 2011: Thousands of Water Professionals, Top Water Companies Are Expected in Los Angeles Next Month for the World’s Largest Annual Water Quality Conference and Exhibition

If it’s about water, it will be at WEFTEC 2011— the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) 84th Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference—October 15-19 at the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC).

09/22/2011 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - October PACS Courses and Consulting in Pittsburgh

PACS offers monthly short courses in major cities. Courses can also be provided at the client's time and place. The remaining 2011 month and city schedule is October Pittsburgh PA - 28th International Activated Carbon Conference; November Orlando FL; December Miami FL. The 2012 public schedule is below for planning purposes

09/21/2011 - City of Las Vegas implements Matrix LIMS

Falmouth, MA. September 21, 2011 – Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from the City of Las Vegas, NV on the use of Matrix LIMS by the Environmental Division Laboratory which is part of the city’s Public Works Department. Matrix LIMS is developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented by Zumatrix in North America.
 Upcoming Events

09/29/2011 - Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress

The 3rd annual Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress is designed to review existing and new life science applications of microfluidic technologies. This year's event takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

09/27/2011 - Ion Channel Targets

The 7th annual Ion Channel Targets conference and exhibition takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Agenda Topics: Advances in Ion Channel Technology; Ion Channels in Disease Biology; Sodium Channels; Potassium Channels; Novel Targets
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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