March 28, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 13


In This Issue

 Recent News

03/27/2012 - WHEATON Introduces the PluraScan(TM) 2D Barcode Reader for Biobanking Operations

New device for scanning and reading 2D data matrix barcodes on multiple cryo tubes simultaneously through open-bottom freezer boxes

03/27/2012 - ImageIQ Enhances Clinical Trial Workflow with Numoda Clinical Trial Platform

ImageIQ, Inc., an imaging contract Research organization, announced today that they have selected Numoda Technologies’ clinical trial platform to augment the incorporation of ImageIQ’s analytical images within the clinical trial workflow. ImageIQ provides imaging analytics, software engineering and visualization services for research, medical device and pharmaceutical organizations. Numoda is a clinical trial information, process and logistics management company.

03/27/2012 - Agilent Technologies Adds New Integrated Biology Capabilities to Bioinformatics Suite GeneSpring Now Performs Pathway-Level Multi-omics, Next-Gen Sequencing Analysis

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A) today released GeneSpring 12.0, a major expansion of its popular bioinformatics software designed to enable a new level of medical science breakthroughs. With the new release, GeneSpring users can now analyze next-generation sequencing data and conduct joint analysis at the pathway level across multiple “omics” platforms in a familiar software environment

03/27/2012 - LabConnect Launches Its Global Sample Tracking Solution

LabConnect, LLC, a leading provider of global central laboratory services for the biopharmaceutical industry, has released its proprietary clinical trial sample tracking and management service, SampleGISTICS™.

03/26/2012 - eClinical Solutions from BioClinica Accelerate in Europe

BioClinica®, Inc., a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, is quickly becoming the eClinical provider of choice for European pharmaceutical, medical device, biotechnology and contract research organizations (CROs). BioClinica’s combination of nimble programing, scalability, ease of use, and high value are winning the attention of European companies tired of outdated, slow-moving, cumbersome eClinical systems.

03/22/2012 - Sysmex America Launches Sysmex WAM Select(TM) Middleware

Sysmex America, Inc., a global leader in medical diagnostic testing equipment and information systems technology, today announces the launch of Sysmex WAM Select(TM), a middleware software platform enabling enhanced efficiency for small to medium-sized clinical laboratories.

03/22/2012 - CLSI and APHL Announce April-June 2012 Webinars

The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) recently announced their joint April-June 2012 schedule of educational webinars for clinical and public health laboratories.
 Upcoming Events

04/24/2012 - Pharma Congress 2012

Experience the Pharma Congress 2012 in the Swissôtel Congress Center in Duesseldorf, Germany, on 24/25 April 2012. Get the latest information as Congress Delegate – five international conferences on sterile technologies / projects will be open for you to attend


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces its 2012 Oak Ridge Conference: Emerging Technologies for 21st Century Clinical Diagnostics to be held April 19 – 20, 2012, at The Fairmont in San José, CA.

04/17/2012 - Food Safety Summit 2012

The Food Safety Summit is designed to meet the educational and information needs of the food industry including growers, processors, retailers, distributors, foodservice operators, regulators and academia. The Summit provides a 4 day comprehensive education program with expert speakers and trainers; an expansive exhibition hall with vendors demonstrating the latest products and services; and networking events to exchange valuable ideas and make meaningful connections.
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/24/2012 - Excel Spreadsheets; develop and validate for 21 CFR Part 11 compliance

How to Use excel spreadsheet for GXP data and reduce validation cost and time.

04/10/2012 - Modeling and Optimizing Process Behavior using Design of Experiments

This webinar will teach you a methodology to perform experiments in an optimal fashion and review the common types of experimental designs and techniques. You will learn to develop predictive models to describe the effects that variables have on one or more responses and utilize predictive models to develop optimal solutions.

04/04/2012 - CLSI Announces Webinar: What's New and Upcoming for CLIA?

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) announces the webinar "What's New and Upcoming for CLIA?," taking place on April 4, 2012, from 1:00-2:00 PM Eastern Time. The webinar will provide current CLIA stats, including the top ten deficiencies cited during Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) surveys, along with some compliance tips.

04/04/2012 - Validation and Use of Excel® Spreadsheets in Regulated Environments

This excel validation training/ webinar will demonstrate how to design spreadsheets for part 11/GxP /SOX/HIPAA, document planning, specifications, installation, testing and changes to meet FDA requirements.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

Become a Sponsor

Contact Us

Questions or Comments? We'd like to hear your comments and suggestions. E-mail your feedback or questions to us at Copyright Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc.  All rights reserved.

Laboratory Informatics Institute, Inc. P.O. Box 813301 Smyrna, GA 30081 770-313-8185