An annual symposium concerning "the day-to-day operation of a crime laboratory" for the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD)Find out more »
analytica is a biennial international trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, and biotechnology hosted in Munich, Germany.Find out more »
"The capabilities of liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry make the technology a very attractive tool in clinical laboratory settings. However, not all laboratorians have a basic understanding of clinical mass spectrometry. In this presentation, the fundamentals of liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry will be briefly discussed. Further, a liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry assay validation will be reviewed.
1. List the basic components of a liquid chromatograph and mass spectrometer.
2. Recognize the benefits of liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry to the clinical laboratory."
"During this COCA Call, clinicians will provide an overview of the clinical characteristics of COVID-19 patients, including case presentations of critically ill adults and clinical management challenges, and summarize recently published guidelines on clinical management of critically ill adults."Find out more »
Solicitation #: T/2020/001 "The Invitation to Tender (ITT) has been prepared by The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (the 'Authority') for the appointment through competition of a supplier of a Clinical Genetics Laboratory Information System for the Yorkshire and North East Genetics Laboratory Hub." Due date: 06 April 2020, 12:00 localFind out more »
Solicitation #: 6913G620Q300041 "The Volpe National Transportation Systems Center (Volpe) is currently conducting a study to establish experimental testing procedures and develop a finite element analysis (FEA) framework that can be used to evaluate the performance and determine the specifications of cargo tank motor vehicles (CTMV) made with fiber-reinforced plastic (FRP) materials." "This Statement of Work solicits engineering testing services to obtain general and mechanical properties. The general properties include constituent content, density, thickness, etc. The mechanical properties include anisotropic…Find out more »
"During the webinar, you will learn:
* The measurement procedure life cycle phase.
* What testing you need to do to validate your laboratory-developed test (LDT) to ensure it is working properly.
* What testing you need to do to verify a new manufacturer's test and ensure it is working properly in your laboratory.
* How EP19-Ed2 (free) can help."
Solicitation #: 58205 The City of San Leandro, California is seeking a laboratory information management system (LIMS) to streamline data management and enable the city's water pollution control plan and related ELAP-certified laboratory to efficiently meet standards set out by The NELAC Institute. "The City anticipates that the State of California will adopt The NELAC Institute (TNI) 2016 Laboratory Standard as the basis for environmental laboratory accreditation in the near future and will require starting implementation as soon as July…Find out more »
"Mass spectrometry-based proteomics allows the simultaneous measurement of a large number of proteins and has been widely used for protein biomarker discovery and validation. Quantitative proteomics techniques were primarily developed with small sample numbers, but research involving clinical cohorts requires robust quantitation over a large number of samples. To ensure data accuracy, additional technical and analytical quality control measures need to be implemented in proteomics research involving clinical research cohorts. This webinar will discuss the key considerations and suggest some strategies that has proved useful in clinical research study design."Find out more »
Solicitation #: W912WJ20Q0054_1 "The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – New England District is issuing a Solicitation for Potable and Non-Potable Water Testing, throughout New Hampshire and Vermont THE WORK CONSISTS OF: Furnish all labor, equipment, transportation, and materials necessary to execute both potable water and non-potable (public beach) collection and analyses at designated Corps owned reservoirs and projects within Upper Connecticut River Basin that meet State and Federal regulations for each state that the samples are collected in to…Find out more »
Solicitation #: W912WJ20Q0054-1 "The Contractor shall furnish all labor, equipment, transportation, and materials necessary to execute both potable water and non-potable (public beach) collection and analyses at designated Corps owned reservoirs and projects within Upper Connecticut River Basin that meet State and Federal regulations for each state that the samples are collected in to protect public health as described below. Services include provision of appropriate sampling containers, sample collection, public water system assessments as required by New Hampshire and Vermont,…Find out more »
Solicitation #: HHS-NIH-NCI-SS-ETSB-0017-4 This is a small businesses sources sought notice. "The Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics (DCEG), NCI conducts broad-based, high quality, high impact epidemiologic and genetic research to uncover the causes of cancer in order to facilitate prevention. DCEG maintains a national and international perspective, giving priority to emergent issues identified through epidemiologic, clinical, and laboratory observations, as well as to public health concerns identified by the NCI, Congress, regulatory agencies and other appropriate bodies. The Division…Find out more »
Solicitation #: K2980 "The purpose of this RFQQ is to procure laboratory testing services for the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) Commodity Inspection Division’s Hemp Program. WSDA’s Hemp Program regulates the production of hemp grown within Washington State as required under chapter 15.140 RCW, chapter 16-306 WAC and the United States Department of Agriculture interim rules. WSDA’s Hemp Program has been formally accepted by the USDA and conforms to USDA’s requirements for sampling and testing of hemp. WSDA intends…Find out more »
Solicitation #: 140L3920Q0014 "This project consists of sampling and testing the public water systems at ... locations to Nevada Department of Environmental Protection (NDEP) standards in the Southern Nevada District areas." See the Scope of Work for more details. Due date: 10 April 2020, 5:00 p.m. EDTFind out more »
Solicitation #: HHS-NIH-NIDA-SSSA-20-006534 "The National Institute on Aging (NIA) uses scientific data consulting services on an array of projects including rapid cloud-based processing, sharing and analysis of exome and genome sequences in NDDs; facilitating cloud based environments for real-time multi-center collaborations on large clinical, demographic and *-omics datasets (including single cell work); predictive modeling and remote phenotyping in NDDs; international collaborative efforts in charting neurological disease risk and progression; and integrating/building robust open source analytics resources for reproducible and reliable…Find out more »
Solicitation #: RFPT30034902001811 "The State of Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA) is seeking a vendor to provide a Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) web-based Fuel Quality Laboratory Information Management Solution (LIMS) to support the lifecycle management of fuel quality and lubricant protection and the Fuel Quality Program’s (FQP) Missouri’s Fuel Quality Law found in Chapter 414 of the Revised Statutes for the Missouri Department of Agriculture, as well as, other regulations which are referenced." "MDA intends for the vendor to implement a…Find out more »
An annual national trade show on laboratory equipment and biotechnologyFind out more »
Solicitation #: SPE603-20-R-0508 "The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Energy FESDB will be issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Fuels Investigations Laboratory Testing Services in Europe, Africa, Afghanistan, and the Middle East locations. Services will include, but not be limited to, the analysis of petroleum and related products, per applicable U.S. Government, Federal, and commercial specifications and standards of the following products: * Aviation Turbine Fuels * Gasolines * Middle Distillates (Diesel Fuel, Marine Fuel, Kerosene Fuel Oils) * Residual…Find out more »
Benchling for Lab Automation is how biotechs like Regeneron and Recursion Pharmaceuticals orchestrate their instruments, automatically feed results into their informatics systems, and save 10 hours per run — no inefficient busywork necessary.
In this webinar, we'll give you a firsthand look at how Benchling for Lab Automation can help you increase experimental scale, enhance R&D productivity, improve data integrity, and derive deeper experimental insights.
Interested in Clean Meat? Human Organs for Transplant? Health and Medicine? Show up for our monthly Tissue Engineering Journal Club where we visit cutting edge research and pre-published research in the field and discuss pressing issues and hurdles around tapping into this bioengineering revolution.Find out more »
An annual international exhibition on hospital, medical, clinical laboratory, and pharmaceutical equipment and technologiesFind out more »
"This cross-cutting webinar hosted collaboratively by Health Care Education and Training (HCET) and the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH) will discuss the concerning rise in STD rates and ways clinicians and laboratorians can work together to combat this problem. You will hear about the importance of looking beyond traditional testing and evaluating patients for disease at extragenital sites or from newly recognized pathogens like Mycoplasma genitalium. This webinar will provide information on the latest laboratory options for this kind of testing. Many of these assays have recently been FDA cleared or are coming soon to existing STD testing platforms.
A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 1.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit."Find out more »
An annual international trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, and biotechnologyFind out more »
"Exponential growth in the number of chemistry publications produced each year has made sorting through research topics increasingly difficult. This growth does have the advantage of exposing some of the flaws in the publication process that future chemists might be able to improve. Issues such as lack of reproducibility, overemphasis on citation metrics, data falsification, and predatory journals will have to be addressed by the next generation of scientists. To that end a new type of chemical literature course in the undergraduate and graduate curricula at Vanderbilt University is being introduced. This course will be divided into three sections.
The first half will focus on information seeking and literacy by covering contentious topics within chemistry (e.g., fracking, nuclear energy, thalidomide, and research related to the supposed vaccine/autism link) and teaching students about the databases and techniques that can help them identify trustworthy information.
The second portion will focus on the history, present, and future of scholarly publishing. Students will learn about current practices by hearing from a journal editor and an acquisition librarian that frequently negotiates with publishers.
The final portion will be on data management as a potential solution to some of the issues with publishing. Students will learn how to manage, find, store, and share data related to their research. Other scientific literature or information curricula will be compared to this course by distributing a survey to faculty and staff at colleges and universities and student learning will be assessed by using a pre/post test to determine their confidence and comfort with finding, describing, publishing, and sharing research articles and data."Find out more »
Solicitation #: W81XWH-20-R-0029 "The objective of this contract is to support the operation and sustainment of APLIS at AP laboratory sites as identified in Attachment G. The Contractor shall follow the Code of Federal Regulation (CFR), Title 42, and Part 493, to ensure that APLIS is safe and effective for its intended use. The Contractor shall perform integrated activities, which includes the installation and sustainment and all test, training, and production and training environments, site Military Treatment Facility (MTF) installs,…Find out more »
Solicitation #: None "The State of Washington is still seeking to fill severe shortages of specific infection-control products and other healthcare supplies (listed in the table below). If you have any of these products in stock, and can deliver them within 1-2 weeks, please contact the Department of Enterprise Services immediately at DESContractsStrategy@des.wa.gov, 360-407-2201. DES will purchase these items immediately and in coming days and weeks. The state is able to buy with a purchasing card or purchase order (Net…Find out more »
Solicitation #: AIS-CK-00863-RFP "The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson) requests proposals from qualified and experienced firms to provide Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) technology solution(s). MD Anderson is seeking supplier(s) that will provide ELN technology solution(s). The selected supplier(s) must complement MD Anderson’s vision and continuous growth initiatives, while providing quality product(s) that will securely record Research efforts in at least four (4) laboratory types (i.e. in vitro, in vivo, data science, and image analysis). MD Anderson…Find out more »
An annual medical and biomedical informatics conference and exhibitionFind out more »
Formerly called Connecting Healthcare IT, DMEA is an annual European exhibition on healthcare IT.Find out more »
"After building a model and validating it in an external dataset, it’s time to put it into practice. What is the best way to use it? Should it notify physicians as soon as the inferences are done? Should it notify radiologists? Or is a worklist prioritization the best way to use the model outputs? In the case of automated segmentation, we can also send back results to be viewed in the PACS. Should this result be instantaneously available for every study, or, should the radiologist request these results for specific cases? There is likely not a correct answer that is best in all cases, but there are definitely better options for each kind of model."Find out more »
"Eurofins TestAmerica is offering this 4 Part Webinar Series to review the basic tenants for a project team to interface and communicate with an environmental testing laboratory to execute a successful sampling project. These webinars are offered as an additional tool to support individuals who may be starting their career in the environmental field and will be interfacing with an environmental testing laboratory. These webinars are also appropriate for the seasoned professional who may be looking for a refresher in this area. This 4 Part Webinar Series can be viewed individually or as a series."
Part 3: What you will learn:
* Who writes and published analytical methods and where can I find them?
* What items should be considered during the method selection process?
* When and what should I communicate to the lab?
* What methods are available and what are the differences?
* What information is documented in the case narrative?
* What is the final deliverable?
Solicitation #: 140R4020Q0033 "Bureau of Reclamation’s Western Colorado Area Offices (WCAO) conducts monitoring of water and soil at its project sites in Colorado and New Mexico as required by and in accordance to applicable state and federal regulations. Water and soil samples are collected by Reclamation staff from numerous reservoirs, rivers, creeks, canals, and water wells for routine and impromptu testing and are submitted to an outside laboratory for analysis. "Objective: Provide laboratory services for the analysis of water and…Find out more »
An annual regional trade fair for instrumental analytics, laboratory technology, laboratory chemicals, and biotechnologyFind out more »
"Analytical quality control refers to all those processes and procedures designed to ensure that the results of laboratory analysis are consistent, comparable, accurate and within specified limits. Quality control begins with sample collection and ends with the reporting of data. It is achieved through laboratory control of analytical performance.
This presentation will discuss Analytical Quality Control for pharmaceuticals as it relates to pipetting, weighing, sample collection and preparation, as well as analytical method and equipment qualification.
We will examine best practices to provide thoughts and ideas to develop or improve the performance of your current system. This presentation will help attendees understand the instrument qualification and system validation process and will provide instruction on how to prepare for audits and how to become FDA compliant."Find out more »
"Widespread adoption of the EHR has led to a proliferation of the quantity of digitized health care data, but these data have not always translated into improved data quality. Despite increasing interest in using “real-world data” to power clinical research, most clinical trials and research protocols still rely on time-intensive, manual data entry. The power of the EHR remains largely untapped in clinical research. In this webinar, Dr. Ann Marie Navar and Dr. Eric Peterson, researchers at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and strategic advisors to Cerner Corp., will present an overview of their research using EHR data from multiple, connected health systems. They will also present their work with Cerner to build an EHR-enabled network to streamline clinical research conducted across multiple institutions, the Learning Health Network."
NOTE: Free for AMIA members and non-membersFind out more »
"Cell and tissue culture are necessary for modeling human disease, but they come with many challenges. These techniques are often time-consuming and contamination, pipetting accuracy, and environmental variability can all impact your experimental results. Choosing the right tools—incubators, biological safety cabinets, and pipetting instruments—can help you overcome these challenges. Join Lab Manager and our panel of experts as we discuss some of the latest technology for cell and tissue culture and how they’re changing the way human disease is modeled."Find out more »
Solicitation #: MDH/ OPASS-21-18251 "The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) to procure a multi-tenant, subscription-based SaaS solution for electronic health records (EHR) and revenue-cycle management for twelve (12) healthcare facilities operated by MDH. This system is referred to as the new or modern EHR system for MDH." "The new EHR system will replace the legacy healthcare management information system (HMIS) used for census and billing, as well as a legacy pharmacy system and…Find out more »
An annual LabWare customer education conference for the North American regionFind out more »
An annual summit for those managing state health IT systemsFind out more »
An annual European conference on medical informatics (Medical Informatics Europe)Find out more »
"This is the first Webinar in a series on Metals Analysis. We will discuss the historical development of analytical techniques for metals analysis in environmental chemistry, including flame atomic adsorption (AA), graphite furnace AA, inductively coupled plasma (ICP) with optical emission spectroscopy, and ICP mass spectrometry(ICPMS). Techniques and methods typically used today for routine metals analysis will be presented. Pros and cons of the instrumental techniques will be discussed, along with basic principles and typical performance criteria. Limitations of routine methods and techniques for overcoming them will be presented in subsequent Webinars.
Topics The Presentation Will Cover Include:
* General Overview of analytical techniques for metals analysis
* Pros and Cons of instrumental techniques
* Routine ICP-OES and ICPMS techniques – strengths and weaknesses
* Review of EPA methods (SW-846 Methods & EPA Office of Water Methods)"
Join us Wednesday, April 29th at 2 pm EDT
So you have developed your user requirements, selected your LIMS product, and secured your project funding – now what? A critical step that is frequently overlooked is detailed preplanning for your LIMS project. Only with meticulous preplanning can you expect to deliver your LIMS implementation right, the first time.
In one hour, learn what preplanning entails, along with the skills and experience required to accomplish it. This includes how organizational readiness plays into the phasing of your project, as well as how to get users what they need when they need it. When executed properly, LIMS implementation preplanning leads to early buy-in from all stakeholders, reduces project re-work, provides faster completion cycles, and maximizes end-user adoption.Find out more »
Solicitation #: DWSP 2021-01 Hawaii's County of Maui is seeking proposals from qualified vendors to provide services in safe drinking water laboratory testing and related technical services for the Department of Water Supply, County of Maui. This request for proposals is being made pursuant to the State of Hawaii’s procurement law which governs the use of public funds in retaining private firms to provide contractual services on public projects. Respondents are required to comply with the most current procurement code,…Find out more »
"Analysts touted 2018 as the “Year of Blockchain in Healthcare”. It’s 2020 and that didn’t really happen. Starting with the Department of Health and Human Services’ “Blockchain Challenge” in 2016, there was a deluge of potential scenarios and solutions but the industry struggled to prove and implement the value of Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)/Blockchain at scale. Fast forward to 2020 where we are facing increasing costs and the need for new therapies in the healthcare and life sciences supply chain. We now have more mature business value driven solutions with more mature technology. We have a better understanding of where real value exists that will not only reduce costs but enable care transformation and improved outcomes with accelerated drug development timelines.
In this webinar we’ll explore what’s different now and what the combination of new healthcare and life sciences needs and solutions can look like in 2020 and beyond leveraging DLT/Blockchain."Find out more »
Solicitation #: 36C25520Q0298 "The Department of Veterans Affairs, NCO 15 is conducting market research to determine industry capabilities for providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) against viral contamination, specifically COVID-19. This is a Request for Information only and not a solicitation for award. The Department of Veterans Affairs, NCO 15 understands this is a fluid situation where the landscape of availability is constantly changing. The primary purpose of this announcement is to identify potential sources, product offerings, availability and/or challenges to…Find out more »
An annual informatics conference for the American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA)Find out more »
"The Waters Informatics Users’ Conference is a premier conference for communicating and collaborating directly with Waters’ software partners and users in the pharmaceutical, environmental, food and chemical industries."Find out more »