October 15, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 38


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

10/22/2014 - Tips ‘n’ Tricks for a Successful IDBS E-Workbook Implementation

There is much more to implementing your IDBS ELN, E-Workbook, than just following the vendor supplied installation procedures. In order to avoid costly implementation delays and low user adoption rates, it is critical to undertake adequate planning. This webinar will offer professional advice and strategies.
 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.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/03/2014 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit proposals to establish a negotiated contract for a laboratory information management system (LIMS) and related support. This LIMS software system will be placed into operation at the Genomics Research Laboratory (GRL), a 6,500 square foot state-of-the-art facility located in the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech.
 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

10/15/2014 - Managing Regulatory Compliance In Laboratories

The Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) from Autoscribe meets the requirements of highly regulated laboratories by providing audit trails, time and date stamping of all actions and version control of all reference data, such as test definitions. This helps with compliance to any guidelines that require change control, validation and audit trailing of changes to stored data.

10/13/2014 - Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Market Worth $1,806.1 Million by 2019

According to the new research report "Laboratory Information System/LIS Market by Type (Standalone, Integrated), Delivery Mode (On-premise, Hosted, SaaS), End User Labs (Clinical, Molecular Diagnostic, Blood Bank, Anatomic Pathology), & by Component (Software, Services) - Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Laboratory Information Systems (LIS) Market is expected to reach $1,806.1 Million by 2019.

10/10/2014 - Washington University start to see the benefit of PETra

The Washington University School of Medicine is starting to see the benefits associated with implementing a PET LIMS system following the installation of PETra at their combined Nuclear Pharmacy and Radionuclide production facility.

10/08/2014 - Psyche Systems Announces Molecular Information Management Solution (MIMS)

Psyche Systems Corporation has released NucleoLIS specifically built in collaboration with our molecular and cytogenetic customers. You can now streamline the diagnostically diverse complexities of Molecular testing. NucleoLIS is a fully automated solution for PCR, Immunology, FISH, Karyotyping and DNA sequencing designed to support workflow, deviations, reflexing and the complex reporting requirements of the Molecular lab.

10/08/2014 - NovoPath Announces a Standardized HL7 Interface with athenahealth

Committed to meeting a full range of anatomic pathology (AP) laboratory needs, NovoPath announces an interface to athenahealth for NovoPath’s Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System (APLIS). athenahealth, a leading provider of cloud-based services and mobile tools for medical groups and health systems, combines award-winning software, network knowledge and back-office services to take on providers’ most onerous work and keep them ahead of change.
 Upcoming Events

11/05/2014 - LAB INNOVATIONS 2014

LAB INNOVATIONS 2014 is an exhibition that presents products and services in categories such as: Analytical equipment; Laboratory equipment; Cleanroom technology; and Biotechnology & life sciences

11/03/2014 - PEGS Europe - Protein & Antibody Engineering Summit

PEGS Europe is the largest European event covering all aspects of protein and antibody engineering. With two consecutive years of 40% growth in attendance, and another year of expanded program coverage, this year's event will feature 15 keynote presentations.

10/21/2014 - ESBB 2014 – European, Middle Eastern & African Society for Biopreservation and Biobanking

ESBB’s 2014 Annual Conference conference will feature a wide variety of fascinating content from across the biobanking spectrum. There will be sessions on Cryobiology, Biobanking for Metabolomics and Proteomics, 'Big Data', Environmental Biobanking, Biobank Assessment, Biobanking Education and ELSI in Biobanking.

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
 Job Postings

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LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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