October 10, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 39


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

10/17/2012 - CSols Seminar: Leveraging Informatics to support Lean Labs

CSols, Inc. is hosting a free seminar on “Leveraging Informatics to support Lean Labs” on October 17, 2012 from 8am – 10am at the Delaware Technical Community College in Newark, DE. Registration is required and a light breakfast will be provided.

10/17/2012 - Mission Possible! How to Measure the Validation Effort for your Project

CSols, Inc. Webinar - Mission Possible! How to Measure the Validation Effort for your Project
 Recent News

10/10/2012 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Free Smartphone App for Gene Research

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced the free Thermo Scientific Gene News mobile App for iPhone and Android devices, giving researchers unmatched access to important gene research in the palms of their hands. Scientists can spend less time searching for relevant information and more time on productive research.

10/10/2012 - Announcing the 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition

Why should you take part in SLAS2013 – the 2nd Annual SLAS Conference and Exhibition? Because it’s where 4,500 of the best global laboratory science and technology minds -- innovative scientists, engineers, researchers and technologists from academic, government and commercial laboratories -- come together to learn, explore and gain repeatable inspiration from leaders in the field.

10/10/2012 - From Lectures to Explosives Detection: Green Laser Pointer Identifies Traces of Dangerous Chemicals in Real-Time

By using an ordinary green laser pointer, the kind commonly found in offices and college lecture halls, an Israeli research team has developed a new and highly portable Raman spectrometer that can detect extremely minute traces of hazardous chemicals in real time. The new sensor’s compact design makes it an excellent candidate for rapid field deployment to disaster zones and areas with security concerns.

10/09/2012 - Imprivata Announces Cortext, The Healthcare Industry's First Free HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging Solution for Smartphones and Desktops

Imprivata® , the leader in healthcare IT security, today announced the general availability of Imprivata Cortext™, the healthcare industry's first free Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant text messaging solution for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones as well as Web-based chat for nurses without smartphone access

10/08/2012 - Life Technologies Acquires Compendia Bioscience

Life Technologies today announced the acquisition of Compendia Bioscience, a preeminent cancer bioinformatics company widely used by the pharmaceutical industry to identify novel gene targets for drug discovery and development. Its deep oncology expertise and high-value, proprietary assets enhance Life's diagnostic development capabilities across multiple platforms, including next-generation sequencing, qPCR and proteome analysis.

10/04/2012 - WWEM 2012 exhibition Sold Out!

With WWEM 2012 just around the corner (7th and 8th November) the organisers have announced that the last exhibition stand has been sold, a packed workshop programme has been published and visitor registrations are filling quickly.

10/04/2012 - Evolutionary theory, web-search technology combine for DNA analysis

Bioinformatics breakthrough has clinical & environmental applications - New software from Los Alamos National Laboratory called Sequedex uses evolutionary theory to swiftly identify short “reads” of DNA, calling out the specific organisms from which the DNA came and their likely activity.

10/03/2012 - RURO is celebrating its fifth FreezerPro® anniversary!

RURO, Inc., a developer of innovative research productivity tools, announces its fifth year anniversary of FreezerPro software! Since the initial release in the fall of 2007, more than one thousand lab businesses have come to rely on FreezerPro for reducing input errors, increasing staff productivity, and establishing 21 CFR part 11-compliant traceability.

10/03/2012 - 5 CSols Short Courses have been Accepted for PITTCON 2013

5 CSols Short Courses have been Accepted for PITTCON 2013 We are very excited to announce that the Short Courses submitted by Kurt Robak, Bill Devorick, Jeff Policastro, Geoff Turnbull, and Kyle McDuffie have been accepted by the 2013 PITTCON short course committee.

10/03/2012 - STARLIMS Introduces New Informatics Solutions for Crime Scene and Property Room Management

STARLIMS, a leading global informatics company, today introduced a new information management tool that law enforcement agencies have been waiting for – software modules to enhance the speed, accuracy and comprehensiveness of evidence collection at crime scenes and for tracking and retrieving items stored in police department property rooms.
 Upcoming Events

11/07/2012 - WWEM 2012 - Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring

WWEM is the specialist event for the Water, Wastewater and Environmental Monitoring community. WWEM is focused on measurement, testing and analysis for the water and wastewater and environmental industry. From test kits to process measurement,laboratory analysis right through to fixed and portable gas detection, if you work in the water industry, you need to be at WWEM.
 LIMS Buyers Guide

2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide Available for Download

We have finished the release of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide. This new edition provides an updated list of the leading LIMS companies and products along with pricing information for each.Also, new for 2012, we have scoured Youtube and the vendors sites to find product demonstrations of their LIMS software. For each vendor that has product demos, we have posted the links to those demonstrations. The vendors are listed in the order of most demos to least number of demos.To download a free copy of the 2012 LIMS Buyer's Guide, visit: http://www.limsbook.com.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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