February 04, 2015      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 13, Issue 4


In This Issue

 Event Focus


The Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS; www.slas.org) is proud to present SLAS2015 (www.slas2015.org), 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.
 Webcast Focus

02/18/2015 - You’re Paperless—Now what? How to get the most value from your R&D ELN Implementation

CSols Webinar: This webinar will offer professional advice and strategies on increasing user adoption and getting the most value out of your lab’s ELN by maximizing search and collaboration capability.

LIMS Implementation: Let me Count the Ways

So you're ready to implement your LIMS, that's great! What methodology have you chosen? You did know there are several ways to implement your LIMS, right?

H&A Scientific, Inc. SLIMStat

SLIMStat is a validated software application for projecting the expiration date of pharmaceutical products based on stability data.
 Recent News

02/04/2015 - RURO Offers SaaS Deployment for Solutions, Products

RURO Solutions, including Biorepository, Translational Science, NGS and Testing Lab are now available as SaaS offerings.

02/04/2015 - Join RURO at SLAS 2015 – Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening, February 8-11, 2015 – Washington DC, USA

See RURO solutions at SLAS 2015 - Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening RURO Booth # 1151

02/04/2015 - Waters Transforms Glycan Analysis with New UPLC and UPLC-MS Analytical Workflows

Waters Corporation today announced ground-breaking new technology for characterizing glycoproteins. The technology introduction at WCBP 2015, includes the new GlycoWorks™ RapiFluor-MS N-Glycan Kit, the Waters® ACQUITY UPLC®, the ACQUITY® UPLC FLR Detector and the ACQUITY QDa® detector.

01/29/2015 - CalciCo Therapeutics deploys the Dotmatics Platform for scientific data management and collaboration

Dotmatics announced today that CalciCo Therapeutics has implemented the Dotmatics Platform to manage and analyse their biotherapeutics data, including both chemical and biological information. CalciCo opted to host the platform in the Cloud which efficiently facilitates the handling of all internal research data as well as their networked collaborative engagements.

01/29/2015 - Leica Biosystems Granted ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Certification for Aperio ePathology Solutions

Leica Biosystems, a global leader in automation and workflow solutions for anatomic pathology, announces its ISO/IEC 27001:2013, Information Security Management System certification, with the initial scope including the Aperio ePathAccess™ cloud-based image sharing platform.

01/29/2015 - ACD/Labs Announces Release of Updated Software

ACD/Labs, a leading cheminformatics company, today announced the release of their Version 2015 software. Version 2015 builds upon the capabilities of the ACD/Spectrus and ACD/Percepta platforms.

01/28/2015 - Freezerworks Announces Sixth Annual Users Education Conference

In December 2014, Dataworks Development, Inc. announced an event the company will be holding in the summer of 2015. Called the Freezerworks Users Education Conference, the meeting will showcase new features, provide customer training, and allow attendees to learn how other sites are using the software. All Freezerworks users are invited to the conference.

01/27/2015 - Natera Adopts the DNAnexus Cloud Genomics Platform to Support a Portfolio of Next-Generation Genetic Tests

DNAnexus Inc., a pioneer in cloud-based genome informatics and data management, announced at Personalized Medicine World Conference (PMWC) that Natera, Inc., a leader in non-invasive genetic testing, has adopted the company’s cloud genomics platform to support data analysis, storage, and sharing for its genetic tests.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/12/2015 - Request for Proposal -Laboratory-Information-Management-System.html

AlexRenew seeks to implement a new Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for sample tracking, analytical processing, and data reporting. The selected LIMS must fully support the VELAP-accredited business processes of the Laboratory Section and must be in full compliance with VELAP (Chapters 45 and 46) and ISO 17025.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/06/2015 - 21 CFR 11 Compliance for Excel Spreadsheet

This excel spreadsheet compliance training will outline the FDA requirements for Excel spreadsheets used in regulated environments and provide guidance on Part 11 validation
 Upcoming Events

04/14/2015 - Paperless Lab Academy

The Paperless Lab Academy is the ideal learning platform, for those considering consolidating, integrating and simplifying laboratory data management systems. This year's theme of the Paperless Lab Academy will focus on how to MANAGE THE CHANGE PROCESS in both R&D and QA/QC laboratories in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, consumer goods and chemical industries.

03/08/2015 - Pittcon 2015

Pittcon is the World’s Largest Annual Conference and Exposition for Laboratory Science. This dynamic global event offers a unique opportunity to get a hands-on look at the latest innovations and to find solutions to all your laboratory challenges. The robust technical program offers the latest research in more than 2,000 technical presentations covering a diverse selection of methodologies and applications. Pittcon also offers more than 100 short courses in a wide range of topics and the once-a-year chance to network with colleagues.

02/23/2015 - IQPC's 13th Cold Chain GDP & Temperature Management Logistics Summit

300+ supply chain stakeholders together to discuss today’s hottest topics in temperature control logistics, biotechnology, supply chain integrity and quality management. The largest Canadian event of it’s kind, this is a must-attend!
 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.

 Job Postings

Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

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