October 01, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 36


In This Issue

 Event Focus

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies Congress

FAST: Functional Analysis & Screening Technologies CongressNovember 17 - 19, 2014Join 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.


October 31, 2014 - Early Bird Registration Cut Off! Register early for deepest discounts. SLAS members can take advantage of deepest discounts by registering by October 31, 2014.The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS; www.slas.org) is proud to present SLAS2015 (www.slas2015.org), convening at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC, from February 7-11. SLAS2015 delivers a robust, peer-selected scientific program comprised of the following tracks: Assay Development and Screening, Automation and High Throughput Technologies, Drug Target Strategies, Micro/Nano Technologies, Bioanalytical Techniques, Informatics and Biomarker Discovery & Application. The program features 132 podium sessions, 400+ posters and 17 Short Courses.


Which is better, SAP QM or LIMS - a question we've all heard many times before and some are dealing with it as a current issue. It’s a question that has persisted for so long in the informatics world. But why is this and what's the answer?
 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.

 Recent News

10/01/2014 - Announcing New Partnership Between Indigo Biosystems and Common Cents Systems to Streamline LC/MS Workflow

Common Cents Systems, Inc. and Indigo Biosystems collaborate to create improved approach to clinical toxicology and reference lab LC/MS data processing and results reporting. The relationship between the companies and their software platforms, ASCENT and ApolloLIMS, has broad applications in the clinical research, forensic toxicology and reference laboratory markets. It will allow customers that implement both ASCENT and ApolloLIMS to reduce the data review and quality inspection by up to 80% (compared to traditional processes) and provide a smooth and efficient results reporting workflow.

09/30/2014 - LabConnect Uses Custom Approach to Enhance Clinical Data Mining

LabConnect, LLC., a leading provider of central laboratory services to the biopharmaceutical industry, announces the release of its BioVisualization software platform. LabConnect’s BioVisualization is a proprietary and customizable software platform that queries clinical sample database(s) in real time to analyze and provide visual interpretations of a project’s data.

09/29/2014 - Quartz Imaging Increases Presence at ISTFA 2014

Quartz Imaging Corporation will be expanding its’ presence at this years’ International Symposium for Testing and Failure Analysis held in Houston, TX on November 11th and 12th. In addition to doubling our booth space, this year Quartz Imaging is an event sponsor.

09/29/2014 - DriveSavers to Discuss HIPAA Omnibus Ruling at AHIMA 2014

DriveSavers, the worldwide leader in data recovery, eDiscovery and digital forensic solutions, is an exhibitor at the 86th annual American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Convention. Held Sept. 27 - Oct. 2 at the Convention Center in San Diego, Calif., AHIMA is the premiere event for health information management executives.

09/25/2014 - PSC Software Announces the Release of Adaptive Compliance Engine (ACE), the Life Science Industry’s New Cloud-Based Enterprise Quality Management System

PSC Software, a subsidiary of California based PSC Biotech Corporation, proudly announces the release of Adaptive Compliance Engine™ (ACE). ACE is a modular, scalable, and highly-configurable EQMS that can adapt to any business process to enable the tracking, management, and reporting of all compliance, quality and operational activities and provides regulatory inspection readiness in real time.

09/24/2014 - ACD/Labs Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary—From Modest Beginnings to a Global Cheminformatics Operation

ACD/Labs, a leading cheminformatics company, is celebrating their 20th anniversary this month. Two decades of experience have transformed ACD/Labs from a startup chemistry software provider into a successful company that develops and commercializes solutions and services relied upon by R&D researchers worldwide.

09/24/2014 - Multi-database Functionality Ensures Versatility For Matrix Gemini LIMS

The Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) is supplied complete with 3 separate databases. Since each database can have its own independent design, this versatile arrangement means that widely varying requirements can be accommodated on the same system. Typically one database is used for current/active samples, another for archived samples and the third for development and/or training purposes.
 Upcoming Events

10/19/2014 - 2014 SOFT Conference Society of Forensic Toxicologists

2014 SOFT Conference Society of Forensic Toxicologists October 19 - 24, 2014 Grand Rapids, Michigan http://soft-tox.org/meeting

10/07/2014 - Drug Discovery Week Europe (DDWE)

Drug Discovery Week Europe (DDWE), will take place October 7-10, 2014 in Dublin, Ireland. This week will feature two summits, each comprised of two parallel conferences, that will take place over the course of the four days: Technologies in Drug Discovery Summit & Biomarker Summit

10/07/2014 - Technologies in Drug Discovery Summit

This meeting provides a forum for researchers from various sectors to join and learn about the latest techniques and tools that enable advances in early-stage screening and the drug development process. The Summit features two parallel conferences.
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