October 07, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 39


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

10/21/2015 - Integrated Informatics Solution: Single Vendor vs. "Best of Breed"

How do you know what’s the right approach for your organization or even what the factors are that you should be considering when trying to decide between the two?

How To Choose a LIMS Consultant

Do you know the 5 skill sets you need to look for when choosing a LIMS consultant?
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

09/08/2015 - Request for Proposal - Case Management System

Case Management System (CMS) for the Harris County Community Supervision and Corrections Department
 Recent News

10/07/2015 - ApolloLIMS will exhibit at SOFT Conference 2015 in Atlanta

ApolloLIMS is a sponsor and exhibitor at this year’s Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) conference in Atlanta, GA October 20-22. Come visit our LIMS experts at booth 203 to discuss lab automation, dynamic reporting and laboratory outreach (CPOE). (http://www.soft-tox.org)

10/06/2015 - Sapio Announces Exemplar Materials Management 3.0 and Instrument Maintenance 1.0

Sapio Sciences has announced the release of Materials Management 3.0. Exemplar LIMS 7.1 with Materials Management enhances Sapio's strategy of going beyond traditional LIMS systems by providing a comprehensive solution combining LIMS, ELN and SDMS capabilities with industry best searching tools, robust collaboration features and high scalability.

10/06/2015 - New Affymetrix HLA Analysis Software Quickly Delivers High-Resolution HLA Types From Genotyping Data

Affymetrix introduces Axiom™ HLA Analysis software for automated, high-resolution human leukocyte antigen (HLA) typing from any genotyping dataset containing coverage of the extended major histocompatibility complex (MHC) region.

10/06/2015 - DNAnexus Partners With QIAGEN to Integrate Its Cloud Genomics Platform With Ingenuity Variant Analysis

DNAnexus Inc., the leader in cloud-based genome informatics and data management, today announced that QIAGEN, a leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights, has integrated the DNAnexus cloud genomics platform with Ingenuity Variant Analysis, QIAGEN’s leading variant interpretation solution

10/01/2015 - Sunquest Information Systems Inc and Partners HealthCare Announce New Features to Advance Genome and Exome Genetic Testing

Sunquest Information Systems Inc. and Partners HealthCare today announced the general availability of a new version of GeneInsight, a genetic information solution, to extend the system’s report generation and knowledge management capabilities to exome and genome testing.

10/01/2015 - Illumina Expands World’s Largest Genomics Analysis Platform and Adds to Open Source Initiative

Illumina, Inc. today announced several new additions to BaseSpace—the world’s largest and most comprehensive cloud computing environment—with the launch of BaseSpace Professional and Enterprise Editions, fully integrated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) solutions and advanced infrastructure upgrades.

09/30/2015 - RURO Announces FreezerPro Cloud

RURO, Inc., a leading LIMS and other sample management solutions provider, announced that its best-selling system, FreezerPro®, is now available as a subscription-based, cloud-hosted software service.

09/30/2015 - Autoscribe Informatics Adds New Charting Capabilities To Matrix Gemini LIMS

An extensive range of new charting capabilities has been added to the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) from Autoscribe Informatics. A comprehensive range of generic charts has been added to help with reporting and QC, together with enhancements to SPC (Statistical Process Control), Gantt and DB Gantt chart control.

09/27/2015 - See RURO solutions at ABSA 2015 - 58th Annual Biological Safety Conference

See RURO solutions at ABSA 2015 – 58th Annual Biological Safety Conference, Providence,RI – October 9-October 15, 2015, Booth 313
 Upcoming Events

11/04/2015 - Lab Innovations 2015

Now in its fourth year, the UK's only event dedicated to laboratory professionals returns to the NEC in November for the biggest and best edition yet! With over 100 leading exhibitors, 15 inspirational free seminars, and much more on offer over two days!

10/28/2015 - FSEA 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session

Florida Society of Environmental Analysts 2015 Fall Meeting and Technical Session - FSEA brings both public and private laboratories together with industry leaders and regulatory agencies, and in doing so, offers laboratory vendors the unique opportunity to reach both managerial and technical lab staff.

10/19/2015 - Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) Annual Meeting 2015

SOFT's Annual Meeting provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among toxicology professionals in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
 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.


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