December 14, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 46


In This Issue

 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS / LIS / Case Management for Medical Examiners

The ideal LIMS for Medical Examiners - The following demonstration provides details on 11 scenarios of use of LIMS in Forensic Medical Examiner offices.

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.
 Recent News

12/13/2011 - Two New Software Products Position Partek Inc. as Most Complete NGS Analysis Solution

Building on their industry reputation as the leader in genomic data analysis and visualization, Partek Incorporated, announced today the release of two new products: Partek® Flow™ and Partek® Pathway™. Bookending their award winning software, Partek® Genomics Suite™, Partek Flow provides upstream alignment, QA/QC and quantification of next generation sequencing (NGS) data, whereas Partek Pathway provides contextualization of the gene relationships identified within Partek Genomics Suite.

12/08/2011 - PathCentral, Inc. Signs Software License Agreement with China-Based Kindstar Globalgene Technology, Inc.

PathCentral, Inc., the first and only company focused exclusively on the success of the community pathologist, announced today it has entered into an agreement to provide its web-based anatomic pathology laboratory information system (APLIS) to Kindstar Globalgene Technology, Inc.

12/08/2011 - Elsevier Acquires Ariadne Genomics, Provider of Pathway Analysis Tools and Semantic Technologies for Life Science Researchers

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, announced today the acquisition of the business assets of Ariadne Genomics, a provider of pathway analysis tools and semantic technologies for life science researchers. Ariadne will be integrated with Elsevier’s Corporate Markets division.

12/08/2011 - NCSED Chooses Instem's Integrated Software Suite for Preclinical Studies in China

Instem, a leading provider of early development software applications, announced today that China's National Center for Safety Evaluation of Drugs (NCSED) has selected Instem's Provantis(R) software solution suite to automate their preclinical study processes.

12/07/2011 - Sirius Analytical and ACD/Labs Announce PhysChem Partnership

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) and Sirius Analytical Instruments, Ltd. are pleased to announce a partnership that enables users to predict pKa, logP, and solubility values using ACD/Labs software prior to taking measurements on the SiriusT3 instrument—focusing experimental efforts.

12/07/2011 - ChemAxon Moves to New European Headquarters

ChemAxon, a leader in providing chemical software development platforms and desktop applications for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, today announced its move to expanded European headquarters in Budapest, Hungary. The new offices will enable ChemAxon to meet the needs of its rapidly growing customer base, and provide a modern working environment that supports the company’s agile software development methodology.
 Upcoming Events

03/06/2012 - STARLIMS Announces Forum2012 User Meeting

Based on input from many STARLIMS users, Forum2012 aims to address the interesets of labs in multiple industries and disciplines. Forum2012 is an opportunity to share know-how and to strengthen collaboration between the global STARLIMS community. The dates are March 6-9 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register today and enjoy discounted registration rates.

01/10/2012 - High-Content Analysis & Live Cell Imaging

The most COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE of HCA applications and technologies. Co-located with Live Cell Imaging

01/09/2012 - PepTalk 2012

PepTalk 2012 continues the tradition of strong scientific programming centered around protein-based therapeutics. The four distinct protein pipelines focused on formulation, purification, biotherapeutics and expression range from applying protein discovery research, to developing downstream protein products that ultimately lead to clinical applications
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/12/2012 - FDA's new enforcement initiative – Strategic Software Validation Planning for Executives and Managers

This Software Validation training webinar will discuss how to approach Strategic software Validation planning so as to satisfy FDA by complying to new enforcement initiative by FDA.

12/16/2011 - FDA Clinical Trial Auditing and the due diligence Companies should conduct as part of their monitoring program

This Clinical Trial Auditing webinar will help you in preparing your site for a GCP audit. Attendees will learn how to identify and remedy gaps in their monitoring system and prepare for regulatory inspections.

12/15/2011 - Understanding the new FDA Guidance for Immunogenicity Testing - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This webinar on the draft FDA Guidance for Immunogenicity Testing will cover recommended approach to design elements of assay development and validation parameters.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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