June 03, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 21


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

06/17/2015 - Webinar: SAP QM or LIMS, which is right for your lab?

We've all talked about the subject of SAP QM and LIMS - Can you use just one? Do you have to have both? This webinar will review these scenarios plus more.

Integrated Informatics: Single Vendor vs. “Best of Breed”

Click to read the key differentiators between the two approaches. Presentation slides included.
 Recent News

06/03/2015 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Adds Proteomics Data Module to Thermo Fisher Cloud Platform

The Thermo Fisher Cloud computing platform now supports proteomics data to complement existing data modules for Sanger sequencing and quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR), bringing researchers across proteomic, genomic and metabolomic disciplines closer to using a single platform to store, analyze, share and collaborate on scientific data and discoveries.

06/03/2015 - See RURO at BIO International Convention June 16 & 17, 2015

See RURO at BIO International Convention 2015 June 16 & 17, 2015, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

06/03/2015 - Energy Innovation Centre Chooses Matrix Gemini LIMS

Autoscribe’s Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) has been selected for use in WMG’s Energy Innovation Centre. WMG is one of the world’s leading research and education centres, and is also one of the seven world class centres of industrial innovation that make up the High Value Manufacturing Catapult project.

06/03/2015 - New Intuitive Platform Integrates Mass Spectrometry Data Acquisition and Analysis

A flexible approach to organizing and integrating Thermo Scientific mass spectrometry software applications. Data acquisition, visualization, processing and analysis are brought together in a new integrated and user-friendly software platform for laboratories utilizing mass spectrometry (MS).

05/28/2015 - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Selects PDS Life Sciences’ Ascentos™ Software for Preclinical Research

PDS Life Sciences, a leading global provider of intuitive data management software and solutions for life sciences research, announced that Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, has opted to use PDS’ Ascentos™ software suite to manage and analyze data that will be generated in its new GLP-compliant preclinical research laboratories.

05/27/2015 - Waters Brings Novel Separations and Ionization Technologies to High Resolution Mass Spectrometry at ASMS

Waters Corporation at the 63rd conference of the Society of Mass Spectrometry announced the introduction of new technologies and innovations for mass spectrometry, intended to give laboratories greater levels of detail for every analysis.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/21/2015 - Request for Offer - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - Austin Laboratory (the laboratory), a unit of the Monitoring Division of OCE. The contractor must provide an “off-the-shelf” LIMS software package that is designed, installed, and verified by the contractor and is capable of being customized by the State to meet the changing needs of the laboratory clients.

05/20/2015 - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) - Solicitation No. K3174

Washington State Department of Labor & Industries - Industrial Hygiene Laboratory
 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.


 Upcoming Events

06/15/2015 - 2015 Bio International Convention

The Global Event for Biotechnology - BIO covers the wide spectrum of life science innovations and application areas. Drug discovery, biomanufacturing, genomics, biofuels, nanotechnology and cell therapy are just a few of the industries represented at the BIO International Convention.

06/10/2015 - World Preclinical Congress

The World Preclinical Congress (WPC; formerly the World Pharma Congress), now in its 14th year, is making a commitment to focus predominantly on preclinical research and highlight the challenges and opportunities in early drug discovery and development.


The European Human Genetics Conference (now in its 49th year) is a forum for all workers in human and medical genetics to review advances and develop research collaborations. The conference has become one of the premier events in the field of human genetics with over 3.000 delegates, more than 215 oral presentations, 13 workshops, 8 educational sessions, and over 150 exhibiting companies. The ESHG conference is where the latest developments in human genetics are discussed, and where professionals from all parts of human genetics meet.
 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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