May 30, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 22


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/29/2012 - Draft Request for Proposal - DOJ/FBI eLAB - Laboratory Information Management System

The Department of Justice/Federal Bureau of Investigation intends to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). This is a release of a DRAFT RFP for industry comment and synopsis of proposed contract action 0720123828.

05/01/2012 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Clean Water Services (District) is inviting qualified firms to submit proposals for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for District’s Water Quality Laboratory as described in the Request for Proposal (RFP). The intent is to select a new environmental LIMS for District deployment.
 Recent News

05/29/2012 - STARLIMS News - May 2012

STARLIMS News Notes - May 2012 STARLIMS to Provide LIMS to Australian Red Cross Samsung Biologics Chooses STARLIMS STARLIMS Expanding Global Market Presence in Forensics Global Expansion Continues: STARLIMS Acquires Australian Distributor

05/29/2012 - RURO Introduces New Version of Electronic Laboratory Notebook. Sciency ELN 3.5

RURO, Inc., a developer of research software and inventory solutions introduces a more robust lab notes system in Sciency 3.5.

05/28/2012 - EQUICARE CS Cancer Survivorship Case Management Software Listed as a "Best Practices" Resource by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (COC)

EQUICARE CS, a cancer survivorship case management software program jointly offered by Varian Medical Systems and Equicare Health, Inc., has been included by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) in its "Best Practices Repository." The repository is a list of resources designed to help cancer treatment centers in the U.S. adopt rigorous standards for high-quality patient-centered care, in order to qualify to become CoC-accredited cancer programs.

05/25/2012 - Advanced Biological Laboratories' DeepChek® and ViroScore® Suite Clinical Genotyping Solutions For Personalized Treatment of HIV Receive CE Mark for In Vitro Diagnostic Use

Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) announced today that DeepChek® and ViroScore® Suite clinical genotyping solutions are now CE-IVD (In Vitro Diagnostics) approved for commercial use in Europe and other countries that recognise CE certification.

05/25/2012 - Contur ELN from Accelrys Powers UK's Largest Trial of Academic Electronic Lab Notebooks

Accelrys, Inc., a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, today announced it is enabling up to 400 scientists at 16 leading universities in the UK to evaluate the low-cost, easy-to-deploy and use Contur Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) offered by Accelrys' Contur Software subsidiary.

05/21/2012 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Large Molecule Functionality to its Industry-Leading LIMS for Bioanalytical Laboratories

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that its Thermo Scientific Watson LIMS (laboratory information management system) offers enhanced functionality for large molecule bioanalysis in pharmaceutical and contract research organization (CRO) laboratories. Watson LIMS™ now integrates the data from both small and large molecule research within a single database by facilitating the workflow and extending instrument integration to large molecule bioanalysis. Watson extends the flexibility of the cutpoint calculations in the immune response module (IRM) and allows samples analyzed with the IRM to be processed through Watson’s incurred sample reanalysis (ISR) functionality
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/06/2012 - Verification and Validation (V&V) of Software in the Medical Devices

This 90-minute presentation will cover the FDA Quality System Requirements for software used in medical devices. The presenter will review FDA guidelines on software verification and validation and discuss methods to verify and validate even complex software.

05/31/2012 - 3-hr Virtual Seminar: GMP Compliant Stability Program for Pharmaceuticals

This 3-hr virtual session will cover pharmaceutical stability study requirements for Phase I, Phase II, Phase III clinical studies, show how to choose the right stability methods and specifications and review common pitfalls in pharmaceutical stability programs.

05/30/2012 - HIPAA Breach Notification - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This 90-minute webinar on HIPAA Breach Notification will show how to create an effective breach notification policy for your organization and how to follow through when a breach occurs. You will learn about the kinds of threats that exist for PHI, information security methods you can use to keep breaches from happening, and be in compliance with the HIPAA Security Rule as well.
 Upcoming Events

06/25/2012 - Innovation in Phase 1 Clinical Development

Attend Innovation in Phase 1 Clinical Development to hear successful implementations of cost saving strategies. This phase 1 clinical trial event will help you transition to Phase 2 production faster and more cost effectively.

06/25/2012 - 4th Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit

The 4th Annual Clinical Trials Supply & Logistics Summit will be investigating compliance, quality control, efficiency and logistics in the clinical trials supply chain. This summit promises to provide industry expert insight into best practices, as well as prepare you with skills and tools needed to use clinical trials to gain a competitive edge in this highly competitive global market.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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