April 22, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 15


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

04/22/2015 - Deployment Strategies for Realizing True Business Benefits

CSols Webinar: What are the critical deployment components that must be considered in order to realize the business benefits of your informatics investment? How do you ensure your deployment plan represents acceptable risk and is geared towards success?
 Event Focus

05/18/2015 - Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation Conference

Expand your knowledge and advance your career! Join over 200 academics and industry professionals to discuss the latest advancements in Cutting-edge Technologies for Drug Target Validation.

05/18/2015 - [inform] 2015 - Waters' Premier Informatics Users' Conference

Premier conference featuring innovative solutions for laboratory data management. Case study presentations will deliver specific examples of how Waters' software can expedite your workflow, allowing you to act on results faster.

05/05/2015 - Nordic Chemical Biology Meeting

These symposia will promote the development of small molecule research and core unit functions and strengthen the ties between chemical biology researchers in the Nordic countries. In the long term, it will contribute to establishing a stable Nordic research community which will also link to other existing European networks.

A review of "Computerized Systems in the Modern Laboratory"

I was recently given a copy of the book: "Computerized Systems in the Modern Laboratory: a practical guide". by Joseph G. Liscouski. Joe is a very experienced and highly qualified LIMS expert that I have known for years. His profile speaks for itself. https://www.linkedin.com/in/joeliscouski ...

Without Adoption there is No Success! – Part 2

Is your LIMS project truly a success even if it was on-time, within budget, and met the requirements if no one ends up using it?
 Recent News

04/21/2015 - IDBS and ChemAxon partnership harnesses leading biology and chemistry expertise

Today at Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2015, IDBS announces a strategic technology partnership which sees ChemAxon’s industry-leading chemical sciences software integrated into IDBS’ E‑WorkBook and ActivityBase. The addition of these advanced chemical indexing and web rendering capabilities from ChemAxon complement IDBS’ deep-domain biology expertise and bolster its single, cross-domain platform, offering users the best technology for their chosen area of research.

04/21/2015 - Agilent Technologies Introduces New Q-TOF Mass Spectrometry System

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today introduced the Agilent 6545 Q-TOF mass spectrometry system, designed to provide added sensitivity for routine analyses. The new midrange system includes advances in hardware and software that make it both more reliable and easier to use for trace-level analysis of small-molecule compounds in applications such as food safety, environmental testing, forensic toxicology and pharmaceuticals

04/20/2015 - Lab7 Systems Releases Clinical Annotation Manager for Lab7 ESP and Two Acceleration Programs

Lab7 Systems, Inc., the developer of the Enterprise Sequencing Platform (ESP) for the management of next-generation genome sequencing (NGS) data and workflows, announced the addition of the Clinical Annotation Manager (CAM) module to the Lab7 ESP. The CAM is a complete data management and visualization tool that ties together third-party variant annotation databases with in-house annotations and allows clinicians to quickly build ACMG-style reports from their VCF files.

04/16/2015 - New Real-Time PCR Systems Connect Researchers in the Cloud

New real-time PCR systems that fully integrate with cloud computing technology mark a new era in data sharing and global research collaboration. The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 3 and QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR systems, designed to enable multi-institutional work across geographically dispersed teams, will be on display at the 2015 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting, Booth #1501 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, April 18-22.

04/15/2015 - Benchling Launches Cloud Platform to Accelerate Life Science R&D

Benchling, Inc., a leading developer of cloud-based tools for life science, today announced the launch of its new platform which accelerates R&D by tracking experiment details, facilitating collaboration, and streamlining data analysis. The company also announced that it closed $5 million in new financing led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Thrive Capital.
 The LIMS Book

2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics Released

The LIMSforum group has released the 2015 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Lab Informatics. The electronic and print versions of the book are available at http://www.limsbook.com The eBook version is free. You can also send it to your Kindle. This new 2015 edition has over 400 pages of information with tons of information on features and functions for LIMS and LIS and complete vendor directories for LIMS, LIS, ELN, SDMS and CDMS products. There are over 30 LIMS vendors with complete pricing information as well. This resource is compiled from our LIMSwiki.org site so you will want to check back often as we will be releasing subsequent editions as the community updates the information. Any vendors who wish to be listed can do so by submitting your information and price lists to the LIMSwiki.org editor. Do get your free copy at: http://www.limsbook.com We also have a completely new site for the LIMSbook. It has many other books you will be interested in and all of them are completely free and open access. We will be adding a facility soon to allow you to create, publish and share your books freely. Also be sure and check out our search facilities. They will help you find just the information you need from our growing list of knowledge bases.


 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

04/08/2015 - 2015-099 Request For Proposals For Professional Consultant Services For Development And Research Of A Medical Examiner Lims Proposal Document


04/01/2015 - Request for Proposals for Professional Consultant Services for Development and Research of Public Health LIMS Proposal Document

Tarrant County is requesting proposals from Vendors with experience in defining requirements and developing technical requests for proposals (RFPs) for Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). Tarrant County expects to receive and evaluate responses from multiple vendors.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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