August 13, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 30


In This Issue

 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.
 The LIMS Book

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.

 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.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/13/2014 - Request for Demos - ACILT LIS

The Association of Public Health Laboratories is requesting interested LIMS providers to submit a demo of their LIMS to be provided to attendees at the 2nd Global LIS Course organized in Johannesburg from September 15 – 18, 2014. The LIS Course is co-presented by the African Center for Integrated Laboratory Training, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2013, the first year the course was held, 18 countries participated, many of which are interested in implementing LIMS in their nations. Therefore an opportunity to view a LIMS demo at this forum is beneficial to both attendees and LIMS providers.

08/11/2014 - Invitation For Quote (Proposal) - PUBLIC HEALTH LAB INFORMATION SYSTEM

Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPHD) is issuing an RFP for a Public Health Lab Information System (LIS) to be used by laboratory staff to provide comprehensive Primary and Community Health care management.
 Recent News

08/13/2014 - Latest LIMS on show at Lab Innovations 2014

The latest version of Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) on show at Lab Innovations features a number of enhancements to increase the speed of operation. In particular, functionality with large numbers of samples and/or tests is enhanced.

08/13/2014 - New Mobile App Features Chemical Drawing Software, Speeds Research

Fisher Chemical ChemSearch Mobile App for iOS Chemists can now use a powerful mobile tool inside and outside of the laboratory to quickly and conveniently get reliable chemical information and enhance lab productivity.

08/11/2014 - ACD/Labs Announces v2014 release of ACD/Structure Elucidator Suite at 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition

ACD/Labs, a leading cheminformatics company, announced at the 248th ACS National Meeting, that the latest version of ACD/Structure Elucidator Suite is now available. With this release, the industry's most advanced Computer-Assisted Structure Elucidation (CASE) system now includes a more powerful and easy-to-use workflow. Building on ACD/NMR Workbook v2014, the software provides scientists with powerful tools for intelligent analysis and data preparation, making the process of elucidating complex structures faster than ever before.

08/11/2014 - Dotmatics Announces New Academic Site License Program at the 248th ACS Meeting in San Francisco

Dotmatics is pleased to announce a new Academic Site License program that will provide ample access to the Dotmatics Platform for Universities and Schools around the world at a specially reduced subscription price. The packaged solutions, specially tailored to meet the needs of academia, will be presented at the American Chemical Society (ACS) 248th National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, Booth 403.

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.
 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.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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