June 19, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 22


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

06/19/2013 - Heads for LIMS - Tails for ELN

CSols Webinar: Dramatically improve your odds of success by selecting the ELN/LIMS solution that is right for your lab and your organization. Spend an hour learning how to use a proven process to make your decision.
 Recent News

06/19/2013 - Blaze Systems Publishes White Paper on LIMS Event Notification Features

In the process of investigating LIMS, one question that always arises is this “Does your LIMS support notifications?” Clearly prompt awareness by the right people of key events in the processing of laboratory workflow is a vital element in improved performance metrics, primarily turn-around time. Unnecessary and sometimes costly delays are a constant hazard when communication depends upon a manual process. Fortunately in today’s marketplace of mature LIMS, the answer will inevitably be “Yes.” However, as with most LIMS features, there is a world of significant detail hidden in that seemingly simple question and answer.

06/17/2013 - 2013 SLAS Asia Conference and Exhibition Draws Hundreds in Shanghai

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) welcomed 484 professional scientists, researchers, academics and technology experts to the Society’s Third Annual Asia Conference and Exhibition from June 5-7, 2013. Under the banner of the event theme, "Drug Discovery Science and Laboratory Technology," the conference delivered three days of in-depth education, new product information and intelligent networking opportunities to attendees who convened at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Shanghai.

06/13/2013 - Varian Software Successfully Connected with Siemens Linear Accelerators

Varian Medical Systems and Siemens Healthcare today announced that clinicians at The Ohio State University (Ohio State) are now using Varian software to plan and manage radiotherapy treatments delivered on a Siemens medical linear accelerator. The companies have developed and deployed an interface that connects Varian's ARIA® oncology information system with Siemens' ONCOR and PRIMUS accelerators and imaging systems.

06/13/2013 - Accelrys Strikes Gold with Industry-First Experiment Knowledge Base for R&D

Accelrys, Inc., a leading provider of scientific innovation lifecycle management software, today announced the Accelrys Experiment Knowledge Base (EKB), an industry-first laboratory informatics system that raises the bar for experimentation management and enables organizations to transform mass amounts of scientific data into knowledge essential for faster, more efficient new product innovation.

06/13/2013 - Pittcon 2014 Now Accepting Booth Space Reservations

The Pittcon Exposition Committee is now accepting booth space reservations for Pittcon 2014, which will be held March 3-6, 2014, at McCormick Place, North America’s premier convention facility, located in Chicago, Illinois. The discounted rate of $2,300 for a standard 10′ x 10′ space is available to all exhibitors until July 15, 2013. The cost per booth after July 15, is $2,700. Those who wish to be included in the first round of booth assignments should have their agreements submitted by the end of July, as floor placements will begin August 2013.

06/12/2013 - AB SCIEX Enables Laboratories to Standardize on Single Software Platform for Accelerating Validation with New Version of Analyst Software

AB SCIEX, a global leader in analytical technology, today announced a new version of Analyst® Software that joins all of the triple quadrupoles and QTRAP® systems in the company’s industry-leading portfolio of LC/MS/MS instruments, including add-on capabilities such as SelexION® Technology, which provides a new level of selectivity for analysis of compounds. This is expected to increase efficiency and lower costs for pharmaceutical companies.

06/12/2013 - Blaze Systems Releases BlazeLIMS 5.5 With New HI Features for Enhanced Usability and Much More.

Blaze SystemsCorporation announces the release of version 5.5 of its flagship BlazeLIMS Enterprise and Small Enterprise Products. This release provides powerful new human interface (HI) features for enhanced usability, including new panels for navigation, hierarchical folders of objects (samples by state, etc.), and an object browser, all configurable to best meet user needs.

06/12/2013 - Contract laboratories benefit from LIMS flexibility

The Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from Autoscribe is a versatile system that can meet the varied requirements of contract laboratories both large and small. In addition to ease of set-up for traditional LIMS activities through its unique �OneTime configuration tools�, Matrix Gemini offers bulk sample registration templates, multi-site use through its standard web browser interface and can readily incorporate business information alongside the laboratory data.
 Upcoming Events

06/25/2013 - TCGC: The Clinical Genome Conference

Bio-IT World and Cambridge Healthtech Institute are again proud to host The 2nd Annual TCGC: The Clinical Genome Conference, inviting stakeholders from all arenas impacting clinical genomics to share new findings and solutions for advancing the application of clinical genome sequencing.
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/27/2013 - The 6 Most Common Problems in FDA Software Validation & Verification

This FDA Software Validation and Verification training/webinar will review the validation planning process with particular emphasis on avoiding six common pitfalls.

06/24/2013 - How to Promote your Products Using Web 2.0 in Compliance with FDA and FTC Laws and Regulations

This webinar on FDA social media regulations will discuss the best practices utilized by medical device, drug and other FDA and FTC regulated industries when using social media channels, i.e., Web 2.0, like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn to promote products.

06/21/2013 - The Role of Lab Data in the Drug Development Process: Adverse Events and Subject Safety

This webinar on the role of lab data in drug development and clinical research safety monitoring will provide tips on how to analyze lab data to determine adverse events.

06/20/2013 - Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s: 2-day In-person Seminar

This course benefits anyone that uses computer systems to perform their job functions and is ideal for regulatory, clinical, and IT professionals working in the health care, clinical trial, biopharmaceutical, and medical device sectors.
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