February 08, 2012      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 10, Issue 6


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/07/2012 - Laboratory Information System (LIS) for Selected Public Health Laboratories in Guyana

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global AIDS Program (GAP) is supporting the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This request for proposals (RFP) is one component under the overarching PEPFAR goal to strengthen health system capacity and services for HIV/AIDS. A complete description of PEPFAR can be found at http://www.pepfar.gov/about/. This RFP solicits offers from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system (LIS) at two Phase I sites in Guyana.
 Recent News

02/07/2012 - Liaison Technologies Announces Partnership with SAFE-BioPharma®

Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced today a partnership with SAFE-BioPharma Association. As a result, Liaison’s clients and their partners can leverage the validation and security of the SAFE-BioPharma® digital identity and signature standard, which verifies and manages digital identities and signatures involved in electronic transactions.

02/07/2012 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) Spectroscopy Laboratory Services and Public and Private Courses

PACS Laboratories has provided Spectroscopy Courses and Laboratory Testing Services for 31 years. A wide variety of problems have been solved for clients. PACS has helped clients set-up and maximize Atomic Absorption equipment.

02/07/2012 - Genome Designs, Inc. Receives Seed Financing and Starts Operation

Genome Designs, Inc. today announced that it has received seed financing from undisclosed private investors and started operation. Founded by veterans of Argonne National Lab, NCBI, Integrated Genomics, and Ariadne, the company is taking on the challenge of functional annotation of the next-generation sequencing projects for the life science community.

01/31/2012 - Sapio Sciences Announces Exemplar Dx LIMS for Laboratories in the burgeoning MDx Market

Sapio Sciences (http://www.SapioSciences.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Exemplar Dx LIMS. This release is the result of Sapio’s extensive experience in implementing LIMS at leading MDx companies. Exemplar Dx LIMS addresses MDx company’s operational needs in a single, integrated solution.
 Upcoming Events

03/06/2012 - STARLIMS Announces Forum2012 User Meeting

Based on input from many STARLIMS users, Forum2012 aims to address the interesets of labs in multiple industries and disciplines. Forum2012 is an opportunity to share know-how and to strengthen collaboration between the global STARLIMS community. The dates are March 6-9 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register today and enjoy discounted registration rates.

03/05/2012 - XGen Congress & Expo

Genomic Data Analysis and Interpretation, Epigenetics, Comprehending Copy Number and Structural Variation, Targeting Non-Coding RNA, RNA-Seq, DNA-Seq, Sequencing Data Storage and Management, Successful Sequencing

02/21/2012 - Bioinformatics & Cancerinformatics

Cambridge Healthtech Institute's Inaugural Bioinformatics & Cancerinformatics Turning the Data Deluge into Meaningful Biological Knowledge

02/20/2012 - Forensic Elite to Convene in Atlanta for Scientific Meeting in February

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 64th annual scientific meeting will take place February 20-25, 2012 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel in downtown Atlanta.

02/19/2012 - Molecular Med TRI-CON

Spanning five days this year, the event now includes more activities including: 2 partnering forums, 5 symposia, 18 short courses, and 12 core programs. Join over 3,000 attendees in interactive lectures, discussions, and various receptions as a way to facilitate networking opportunities and hearing differing views and perspectives on poignant issues facing you and our industry today.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/29/2012 - ATL Webcast: Introducing ATL TITAN® Report Writer

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a webcast on February 29, 2012 to introduce ATL TITAN® Report Writer- the next generation in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) reporting. During this webcast we will demonstrate this user-friendly ad-hoc reporting tool that offers an easy-to-use report designer for the non-programmer.

02/24/2012 - Leaping into Lab: Everything about Waived Testing - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This CLIA Webinar training will feature an in-depth look at CLIA Waived Testing. It will present the rules and regulations as well as the pros and cons of testing using Waived methods.

02/23/2012 - Submission Documentation for Sterilization Process Validation

In this sterility assurance documentation webinar, you will learn specifically what information is required in sterility assurance documentation for injectable drug products and how to present it in CTD format. You will understand differences in content for terminal sterilization versus aseptic processes.

02/16/2012 - Social Media and Marketing FDA Regulated Products - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

The webinar will discuss the do’s and don’ts for using social media in marketing FDA-regulated products. Common issues, misconceptions, perceptions, and possible solutions will be discussed. The presentation will to familiarize you with the current FDA rules and help you plan for developments expected in the near future.

02/10/2012 - Managing OSHA Inspections and Accident Investigations - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This OSHA Inspection and Accident Investigation training will provide practical tips for safety professionals and managers on what the OSHA inspectors will look for, how to respond to a letter of complaint, how employees and unions figure into the inspection equation, and what you must do to expedite the inspection and help resolve issues before they become major problems.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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