July 22, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 28


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

07/22/2015 - Extending & Enhancing GenoLogics Clarity LIMS

Learn the capabilities and features of GenoLogics Clarity LIMS that make it so powerful and how it can be successfully extended and enhanced through its API.

Resourcing Your LIMS Project for Success

Resourcing your LIMS Implementation Project - Get the scoop on Who is needed, How many, and Where they come from.
 Recent News

07/22/2015 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Partners with the CDC to Accelerate Global Microbial Identification

New software connects public health laboratories with MicrobeNet database to advance infectious disease surveillance. Through a successful partnership with the Special Bacteriology Reference Laboratory at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Thermo Fisher Scientific has developed an advanced software solution that enables global public health laboratories to directly access the CDC’s MicrobeNet online virtual reference lab database.

07/22/2015 - Autoscribe Informatics Reports Outstanding Growth Figures

Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) specialist, Autoscribe Informatics, has posted another impressive set of sales figures for FY 14-15. The company reports a worldwide increase in sales and support of 22.7% compared to the previous year. The outstanding performance amongst these figures was an increase in system sales of 73.6% in the UK.

07/20/2015 - IDBS takes Silicon Valley approach to global R&D software delivery

IDBS today announced the appointment of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Peter Murray. Responsible for the long term direction of IDBS’ vision and technology ambitions, Peter brings a fresh, start-up mindset to global research and development (R&D) software design and creation. This agile approach, combined with deep domain expertise, reflects a deliberate shift towards a culture of empowerment across the organization and accelerates the pace of bringing new products to market.

07/16/2015 - DNAnexus and Intel to Deploy High-Performance Next-Gen Sequencing Analysis Software for Precision Medicine Research in the Cloud

DNAnexus, the global leader in genome informatics and data management, today announced that it has worked with Intel Corporation, the world’s largest semiconductor company, to deploy elPrep, a high-performance software tool for the preparation of genomic data for large-scale sequence analysis.

07/15/2015 - BASi Announces Enhancements to the Company’s Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. has entered into an agreement with PDS Life Sciences (PDS) to fully upgrade its laboratory information management system (LIMS) to Ascentos™. The new Ascentos software represents the next generation of preclinical research LIMS and is a fully integrated software solution that includes toxicology, clinical pathology, toxicokinetics and pathology modules that streamline data management and reporting.

07/15/2015 - RURO Announces FreezerPro® RFID Kit version 3

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS, RFID and sample management solutions provider announces the release of FreezerPro® RFID Kit version 3 to track valuable laboratory samples.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/06/2015 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Laboratory Information Management System for the Miss. Department of Health.
 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

08/18/2015 - Next Generation Dx Summit

The Next Generation Dx Summit, entering its seventh year, brings together more than 800 diagnostics professionals from across the world, providing comprehensive programming and valuable networking opportunities. Spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy, this year’s expanded program encompasses predictive cancer biomarkers, companion diagnostics, infectious disease, point-of-care, pharmacy-based diagnostics, cell-free DNA, commercialization, cancer immunotherapy, and reimbursement.

08/03/2015 - The Bioprocessing Summit

The 2015 Bioprocessing Summit plans to unite 750+ attendees from 30+ countries for five days of inspiring presentations and solutions. The Bioprocessing Summit brings together international leaders to discuss today's bioprocess issues from cell line selection to manufacturing. The Summit provides practical details in a relaxed, congenial atmosphere that promotes information exchange and networking.

07/29/2015 - OSEHRA Open Source Summit

Join the Premier Open Source Health IT Summit! Looking to gain expertise in both public and private sector open source health IT? Want to collaborate on global state-of-the-art solutions for electronic health records, and population health tool development? Need access to domestic and international market opportunities? Then OSEHRA’s 4th annual Open Source Summit, held just outside of Washington, DC from July 29-31, 2015, is the place for you.
 Upcoming Webcasts

07/24/2015 - Managerial Primer for Assuring Information Security

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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