August 06, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 29


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

Introducing the 2014 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

Introducing the 2014 Edition of:

The Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics

The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce the 2014 release of the new, Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics.   This reference guide is unique in the LIMS industry by providing a side-by-side comparison of the most popular LIMS products on the market along with complete pricing information and now, we have provided links to demonstrations of the various listed products.  Also, we have updated the guide to be completely available on-line and kept up-to-date daily as new information becomes available along with critical information you need to help you document your LIMS requirements.

 Webcast Focus

08/20/2014 - Avoiding Bottlenecks When Validating Your Laboratory Instrument and Information Systems

Learn the most common sources of bottlenecks in laboratory instrument and information systems validation projects and how to reduce or avoid them completely.
 Event Focus

11/17/2014 - FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

Join 250+ R&D teams in Boston this Fall who will attend CHI’s FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress, an event dedicated to improving in vitro cell models and phenotypic screening to advance drug discovery and development at 6 conferences.
 Recent News

08/06/2014 - CHI Announces its 2nd Annual FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress, November 17-19, 2014, Boston, MA

Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI) is pleased to announce final details for its 2nd annual FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress, an international event dedicated to improving in vitro cell models and phenotypic screening to advance drug discovery and development. The congress will take place on November 17-19, 2014 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor Hotel in Boston, MA.

08/06/2014 - RURO Listed in CIO Review Most Promising

20 Most Promising Tech Solutions to Pharma and Life Sciences Industry Features RURO. RURO, Inc., Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and RFID Solutions provider, was featured by the CIOReview publication in July 2014.

08/06/2014 - 2013 Impact Factors Announced for SLAS Journals

The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) announces that 2013 impact factors (Source: 2014 Journal Citation Reports) have been published for its two official journals – the Journal of Biomolecular Screening (JBS) and the Journal of Laboratory Automation (JALA).

08/06/2014 - Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics, 2014 Edition, Released

Latest release by the Laboratory Informatics Institute contains more and newer information than ever before. The Laboratory Informatics Institute announces the latest release of its popular free online resource for the laboratory industry, the "Complete Guide to LIMS and Laboratory Informatics, 2014 Edition".

08/05/2014 - Cerner To Acquire Siemens Health Services For $1.3 Billion

Cerner Corporation (Nasdaq: CERN) and Siemens AG today announced they signed a definitive agreement for Cerner to acquire the assets of Siemens’ health information technology business unit, Siemens Health Services, for $1.3 billion in cash. By combining investments in R&D, knowledgeable resources, and complementary client bases, the acquisition creates scale for future innovation. As part of the agreement, Cerner and Siemens will form a strategic alliance to bring new solutions to market that combine Cerner’s health IT leadership and Siemens’ strengths in medical devices and imaging.

08/04/2014 - Stanford Medicine Launches Nation’s First Accredited Clinical Informatics Fellowship

A clinical informatics fellowship program at Stanford Medicine is the first in the country to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

07/30/2014 - UNIConnect Unveils New PrecisionMDx™ LIS-LIMS Process Management Software Suite at AACC 2014

UNIConnect announced the release of its new PrecisionMDx (PMDx) System for molecular laboratories. Building upon a history of software engineering and support for research, development and delivery in the "omic" sciences, PMDx represents dramatic innovation driven by experience gained from the interplay of client and vendor in the realm of molecular diagnostic test development. Early adopter clients of the new PMDx include Selah Genomics and Exosome Diagnostics.
 Upcoming Events

09/03/2014 - September 03, 2014 – PAIN WEEK

September 03, 2014 – PAIN WEEK ApolloLIMS will exhibit at PAIN WEEK 2014. PAINWeek is an annual conference held for practitioners in pain management to assemble for a week of learning and communication.

08/19/2014 - Next Generation Dx Summit

Access to next generation diagnostics will only be gained through careful creation and management of partnerships in the community around development, commercialization, reimbursement and regulation. This year’s Next Generation Dx Summit will showcase advances in personalized medicine through a comprehensive program encompassing companion diagnostics, infectious disease, cancer molecular markers, point-of-care, inherited disorders, cell free DNA and single cell sequencing.

08/18/2014 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to bioproduction. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking.

08/11/2014 - ImVacS: The Immunotherapies and Vaccines Summit

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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