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 Upcoming Webinars

02/19/2020 - Webinar: Operationalizing Business Associate Risk Management for Compliance with HIPAA Regulation


02/19/2020 - Webinar: LIMS Instrument Interfacing – The Times They Are A-Changing


02/27/2020 - Astrix Webinar – Best Practices for Conducting Data Integrity Assessments


03/25/2020 - Webinar: LIMS Configuration 101

 Featured Books

LIMSjournal - Winter 2019

 Journal Articles

Universal LIMS-based platform for the automated processing of cell-based assays

In this brief article by Schmieder et al., the authors provide an example of applying laboratory informatics to research activities for drug discovery and personalized medicine. In particular, the authors look at the in vitro nephrotoxicity assay and the use of transepithelial electrical resistance (TEER) to evaluate the barrier function of cellular layers. Citing issues such as the significant multi-step processes involved with this type of testing, the authors attempt to demonstrate how a laboratory information management system (LIMS), laboratory execution system (LES), and automation standards such as SiLA can be used together to decrease the workflow complexity of such cell-based assays.
 Tutorials

Introduction to Laboratory Informatics

This is a collection of free online introductory laboratory informatics courses developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL). The first two courses follow the journey of a specimen through the laboratory and explores the generation and transmission of data and results within and outside of the laboratory. A third course on laboratory informatics systems is in development. Participants can earn Professional Acknowledgment for Continuing Education® (P.A.C.E.®) credits upon completion.
 Blogs

What to look for when using a LIMS to help with ISO 17025 for starters


MELLODDY Consortium Employs Federated Learning and Blockchain to Enhance AI Drug Discovery


Supporting Life Science IT with Laboratory Informatics as a Service


Business Benefits of a LIMS

 News

02/11/2020 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces NGS-Based Solution for Expanded Carrier Screening Research


02/11/2020 - LabKey Releases Sample Management Software with Data Integration and Workflow Features


02/11/2020 - New Director of Technical Services, North America For Autoscribe Informatics


02/11/2020 - Honeywell and Bigfinite will Collaborate to Drive Digital Transformation with Next-Generation Platform for Biotech and Pharma Industries

 Upcoming Trade Events

02/12/2020 - Seed to Sale Show


02/17/2020 - SmartLab Exchange Europe


03/01/2020 - Pittcon


03/09/2020 - HIMSS 2020


04/21/2020 - Paperless Lab Academy 2020

 Bid Opportunities

02/14/2020 - Request for Tender: Development, Testing, Configuration and Implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)


02/17/2020 - Request for Bids: Laboratory Information Management System for Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine


02/21/2020 - Request for Bids: LIMS for Veterinary Laboratory Services


02/28/2020 - Presolicitation: Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS)


03/02/2020 - Solicitation of Interest: Histocompatibility Laboratory Information System


03/04/2020 - Request for Proposal: Installation and Implementation of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the Milwaukee Water Works Water Quality Laboratory


03/19/2020 - Request for Proposals: Public Health Laboratory Information Management System