April 09, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 13


In This Issue


Productivity Is A Must When Managing The Efficiency Of Your Lab

Think of all the features and characteristics that may be keeping your lab from being as productive as possible. The list could be extremely long. In today’s lab environment these aren’t roadblocks but are merely challenges. At the highest level, what you are likely faced with is too much manual work for your staff and some operational processes that are inefficient or time consuming.
 Webcast Focus

04/23/2014 - Autoscribe - How to Buy a LIMS webinar

Autoscribe, a leading developer of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), has announced it will be running a series of three free �How to Buy a LIMS� webinars on 26th March, 23rd April and 28th May 2014. With over 60 years of practical management experience specifying and delivering successful LIMS solutions to any laboratory in any industry, Autoscribe has designed these webinars to provide information that will help keep anyone considering purchasing a LIMS on track, avoid some of the pitfalls and find the right solution to fit the specific needs.

04/16/2014 - Forensic Labs - A Strong Case for LIMS

CSols, Inc. Complementary Webinar: dive into the forensic informatics world, reflecting on the benefits of a forensic LIMS and learning concepts and methods for your LIMS to reach its highest potential.
 Recent News

04/07/2014 - Cellebrite Introduces Permission Management and User Authentication Capability to its Best-in-Class Mobile Forensic Solution

Cellebrite, the leading developer and provider of mobile data forensic solutions, has released an update to its Universal Forensic Extraction Device (UFED) software that enables forensic lab administrators to enforce policies around the manner and circumstances under which UFED Touch and UFED 4PC users extract mobile device data.

04/07/2014 - Life Technologies Releases New Research Tool: Oncomine NGS RNA-Seq Gene Expression Browser

With the Life Technologies Oncomine NGS RNA-Seq Gene Expression Browser, researchers can immediately assess the frequency of molecular events across thousands of samples from the Oncomine NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) collection, including tumor datasets from The Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA).

04/03/2014 - QIAGEN Expands Product Portfolio for Next-generation Sequencing with QIAxpert® System and CLC Bioinformatics Suite for Cancer Research

QIAGEN N.V. today announced two important new product launches which address workflow challenges in next-generation sequencing (NGS) applications. QIAGEN will present these and several other innovative solutions for NGS applications at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting from April 5-9 in San Diego.

04/03/2014 - Full Working Chemical Management System Demo to Be Featured at the 2014 NYSCC Suppliers Day Event

Valdata Systems will be providing a full working on-site demonstration of its chemical management system (“CMS”) at the 2014 NYSCC Suppliers Day event. The manufacturing station will highlight the benefits of utilizing a scale-integrated manufacturing execution system.

04/02/2014 - Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) S.A. Enters into Exclusive Licensing Agreement with CRP-Santé for “COMET” Software a Tool Designed for High Performance DNA Sequencing Analysis and Classification

Advanced Biological Laboratories (ABL) S.A., a Luxembourg-based company today announced that it has entered into an exclusive worldwide licensing agreement with CRP-Santé, a Luxembourg-based public research center active in the field of clinically oriented biomedical research, for its COMET (COntext-based Modeling for Expeditious Typing) software, a tool designed to rapidly analyze and optimally subtype large genetic data sets arising from epidemiological or antiretroviral resistance in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) fields.

04/02/2014 - Syapse and N-of-One Partner to Offer N-of-One’s Clinical Interpretation to Hospitals and Laboratories Using the Syapse Platform

Syapse, the leading provider of software for bringing omics data into routine medical use, and N-of-One, the leading provider of clinical interpretation for precision medicine in oncology, today announced a partnership to make N-of-One’s clinical interpretation available to hospitals and laboratories through interfaces in the Syapse platform.

04/01/2014 - Matrix Gemini LIMS On Show At Lab Indonesia 2014

Matrix Gemini LIMS On Show At Lab Indonesia 2014 Lab Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia, May 7th - 9th 2014Autoscribe will be demonstrating the flexibility and scalability offered by its flagship Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) at the Lab Indonesia 2014 exhibition. Autoscribe will be exhibiting on the booth of its local distributor, PT Agriya Analitika. Matrix Gemini has applications in a wide range of laboratories including, food, pharmaceutical, chemicals, oil, petrochemicals, veterinary, healthcare, materials, metals, hospitals and environmental information management systems.

04/01/2014 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Depth of Capabilities for Driving Customer Innovation and Productivity

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced new instruments, equipment, consumables and software at Analytica , the international trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis and biotechnology. Attendees will learn about the company’s offerings under its Thermo Scientific and Unity Lab Services brands in hallB1, booth 101 and its Life Technologies brand in hall A3, booth 418 at Messe München from April 1 - 4.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/02/2014 - Solicitation - Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Furnish all required services to install Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS Support for Pine Bluff Arsenal.
 Upcoming Events

06/10/2014 - 2014 Lab Trends Conference

This premiere event comes backed by 50 years of Laboratory Equipment® expertise and leadership in the laboratory market. The Lab Trends Conference will focus on: Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverage, and Environmental Laboratories. The Lab Trends Conference offers unmatched opportunities to learn from and network with knowledgeable industry professionals who are attuned to the needs and challenges faced by researchers, scientists, and engineers.
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/17/2014 - Benchmarking Your Company's Safety Performance, Or That of a Potential Contractor against Companies in the Same Industry

04/16/2014 - Design Inputs - Design Outputs Traceability Matrix - Principles of Lean Documents and Lean Configuration

 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 (http://www.limsbook.com) 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.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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