September 18, 2013      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 11, Issue 34


In This Issue

 SLAS 2014

09/18/2013 - Registrations is now open for SLAS2014

Registrations is now open for SLAS2014

SLAS2014 will feature all the great scientific education, programming, intelligent network building and new products and services you have come to expect from SLAS. Make plans to join us in San Diego, CA, January 18-22!

Check out for the latest event details as they are announced.  Register by October 31 to take advantage of the deepest discounts.

 Event Focus

10/28/2013 - FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

October 28-30, 2013, Cambridge, MA With the tremendous expense of bringing new drugs to market, a focus on improving the outcome of first-stage research is critical. Recent evidence confirms the need for innovative screening systems utilizing assay design on three-dimensional tissue models and phenotypic models. This functional analysis will allow for more accurate biological response. Cambridge Healthtech Institute is pleased to introduce FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress to bring together drug research and development teams for practical discussion, solutions and case studies for refining these first-stage drug discovery methods.
 LIMS Blog Postings

All new LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide released on-line for 2013/14

The new on-line edition of the LIMS Book & Buyer's Guide ( has just been released today with over double the number of listed vendor products from the 2012 edition. The guide provides a catalog of the industry's top tier vendors with product pricing information and technical details to allow you to compare LIMS/LIS and ELN products. The guide also contains a LIMSpec on each listed product with even more technical details as well as product demonstration videos.

 Recent News

09/18/2013 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Workflow Configurable LIMS for Advanced Mining at EXPOSIBRAM 2013

EXPOSIBRAM 2013--Mining industry managers and laboratory technicians can improve laboratory process mapping, management and automation with new Thermo Scientific SampleManager 11 tools and user-interface enhancements. The newest, most configurable version of one of the world’s most widely deployed laboratory information management systems (LIMS) is featured within booth H15 at the Centro de Feiras e Convenções de Minas Gerais during EXPOSIBRAM 2013, being held September 23-26, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

09/18/2013 - Join RURO at IQPC - 9th Compound Management & Integrity Summit

Join RURO at IQPC - 9th Compound Management & Integrity Summit, Boston, MA, September 23-35, 2013

09/17/2013 - FDA Selects November Research Group’s PRIMO Software Platform as Next Generation Product Vigilance Solution

November Research Group, LLC, a global leader in the delivery of drug safety and pharmacovigilance services and software tools to pharmaceutical and life sciences organizations, today announced that the company’s PRIMO software platform has been selected as the new product vigilance software solution for the United States Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).

09/12/2013 - Definiens and Advanced Cell Diagnostics Launch Software for Quantitative RNA In Situ Hybridization

Definiens AG, a healthcare company that advances personalized medicine through image analysis and digital pathology solutions, and Advanced Cell Diagnostics (ACD) of Hayward California, a leader in molecular pathology, announced recently the commercial launch of RNAscope® SpotStudio™, a custom-designed image analysis software application for ACD's RNAscope®Assays to detect and quantify RNA biomarkers.
 Upcoming Events

09/26/2013 - CHI's 11th Annual Discovery on Target

Cambridge Healthtech Institute will host its 11th Annual Discovery on Target meeting showcasing current and emerging “hot” targets for the pharmaceutical industry from September 24-26, 2013 in Boston, MA. Spanning three days, the meeting attracts 700+ attendees, composed of scientists/technologists, executives, directors, and managers from biopharma, academic, and healthcare organizations. The meeting is comprised of 12 meeting tracks

09/24/2013 - ILMAC 2013

ILMAC is an internationally recognized tradeshow for process and laboratory technology from the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry, food, beverages, cosmetics and biotechnology. ILMAC 2013 covers all the industrial applications of process engineering, including research, development, production, and environmental engineering. This trade show is an excellent opportunity to establish and nourish networking connections in Europe.

09/23/2013 - 9th Compound Management & Integrity Summit

The only conference dedicated to compound management concerns is back for the 9th time. Join the compound management community in Boston, September 23-35 at the 9th Compound Management & Integrity Summit. This year, we are delivering strategies for ensuring compound integrity, efficient high-throughput screening and cutting-edge laboratory automation. With budgets tighter than ever, it is essential to have a well organized and low-cost compound management strategy to provide continuous support for the drug discovery pipeline.

09/23/2013 - International Mining Exhibition - EXPOSIBRAM 2013

With over 50,000 visitors and 500 exhibitors, the International Mining Exhibition (EXPOSIBRAM) and the Brazilian Mining Congress gather every two years hundreds of entrepreneurs, government and private organizations in a single place. In 2013, the events’ 15th edition organized by the Brazilian Mining Association (IBRAM - will be held from September 23rd to 26th, in Belo Horizonte (MG), Brazil
 Upcoming Webcasts

09/26/2013 - Computer System Validation - Reduce Costs and Avoid 483s: 2-day In-person Seminar

09/20/2013 - New Requirements for Sponsors and Laboratories for Analyzing Clinical Trial Samples to Meet GCP/GCLP Internationally

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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