December 03, 2014      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 12, Issue 44


In This Issue


Reigning in your scattered Lab Data & Information

New Technology and Instruments have presented us with a plethora of data and information, both a blessing and a challenge at the same time: they are invaluable and overflowing. What’s worse is it’s scattered across various computers, instruments, labs, and sites and combining data from multiple disparate systems can be problematic.
 Event Focus


The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS; is proud to present SLAS2015 (, 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

11/12/2014 - Bid Opportunity - Laboratory Information Management System LIMS for Newborn Screening

Laboratory information management system (lims) for newborn screening. Contract term will begin on the date of contract execution to 5 five years, with the option to extend up to 24 months.
 Recent News

12/03/2014 - RURO Announces Limfinity® version 5.1.4

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider, has released Limfinity® version 5.1.4. RURO’s deployment teams have been performing more installation projects of Limfinity® than ever in RURO’s 8 year history. Many deployments have included majority configuration and minority framework enhancement. Limfinity® version 5.1.4 is the perfect example – the update goes far above and beyond bug fixes!

12/01/2014 - Autoscribe Ltd. Publishes Two New LIMS Case Studies

Two new case studies highlighting the versatility of the Matrix Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) at Castrol’s Lubricant Technology Centre and Cavendish Nuclear’s environmental laboratory are now available for download from the website of leading LIMS developer, Autoscribe Ltd.

12/01/2014 - One Lambda Announces the Availability of its New RUO NXType Kit, a Complete Solution for HLA Typing by NGS

One Lambda, Inc., part of Thermo Fisher Scientific and leading producer of research and in vitro diagnostic products for the HLA transplant community, today launched its RUO NXType™ Kit, a research use only (RUO) solution for human leukocyte antigen (HLA) typing by next-generation sequencing (NGS).

11/25/2014 - Dotmatics' ELN, Inventory and Chemical Registration Platform Implemented by Euroscreen

Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services, announced today the implementation of the Dotmatics Platform at Euroscreen, a privately owned preclinical-stage, drug discovery and development company in Belgium. Euroscreen has updated its chemistry informatics infrastructure by replacing its chemical registration, inventory and Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN) with Dotmatics' technology.

11/20/2014 - AgRenaissance Software LLC® Releases New Soil Sampling App

AgRenaissance Software LLC announces the release of the FieldX Sampling app as part of the FieldXTM suite of software. The FieldX Sampling app is used for in-field navigation to soil sampling points, and is compatible with iOS 7 or iOS 8 on an iPad® or iPhone®. The app is free with a FieldX subscription.

11/19/2014 - Lab7 Systems Launches to Host a Major Expansion of BioBuilds, a Curated and Versioned Repository for Open Source Bioinformatics Tools

Lab7 Systems, Inc., the developer of the Enterprise Sequencing Platform for the management of next-generation genome sequencing (NGS) data and workflows, has announced BioBuilds 2014.11, a major expansion of the BioBuilds library, and the launch of, the home of the BioBuilds project. BioBuilds is a curated and versioned reference collection of Open Source bioinformatics tools for genomics, pre-built for Linux on both POWER and x86 platforms, as well as for Mac OS X.

11/19/2014 - GE Healthcare Announces Omnyx™ Digital Pathology Collaboration with Caradigm

GE Healthcare, a leader in technology innovation, today announced it will resell Caradigm’s Single Sign-On and Context Management solutions in the United States, Canada, and specific EU countries to provide connectivity between the Omnyx™ digital pathology platforms and designated Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information Systems (APLIS).
 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.

 Upcoming Events

01/23/2015 - PepTalk 2015: The Protein Science Week

PepTalk: The Protein Science Week January 19-23, 2015, offers an array of education, innovation and networking programs. Over 300 high-caliber speakers share case studies, unpublished data, breakthroughs and solutions that support and enhance your research. Ample networking opportunities allow you to connect with colleagues and peers from around the world and gain new perspectives on the evolution of biologics. Choose between 20 Conferences, 13 Short Courses, 3 Training Seminars, 80+ BuzZ Session Discussion Roundtables, and dedicated exhibit hall and poster viewing hours to create a custom agenda that fits your research and networking needs!
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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