January 27, 2016      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 14, Issue 4


In This Issue

 The LIMS Book

2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics released and ready for download

2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics released and ready for download.

limsbookOur LiMSforum group has just posted the 2016 Edition of the Complete Guide to LIMS & Laboratory Informatics. The guide has increased to 43 key LIMS vendors with published software prices and a collection of product demonstrations and over 200 other LIMS, LIS, ELN & SDMS vendors. You will want to login and access the system on-line since many of the product demonstrations are on-line videos. There is a free ebook download available as well to members of this group.Please download your own copy or you can login with your Linkedin account and read the book directly on-line:http://www.limsbook.com/the-complete-guide-to-lims-laboratory-informatics-2016-edition/


What is a LIMS

A LIMS is not just a piece of software with features and functions, specifications and tests. That’s what a LIMS needs. But what a LIMS really is…..is a tool that can help you attain your scientific and business goals.
 Recent News

01/27/2016 - Top Benefits for taking a Pittcon Short Course

Gaining Approval for Laboratory Informatics TrainingCSols, Inc., the premier Laboratory Informatics Consultancy in North America, will be teaching seven short courses at Pittcon, March 6-10, 2016, for the 10th year in a row. From their years of experience as a thought leader, moderator, and teacher at the conference, CSols has compiled the top 10 benefits for attending a Short Course at Pittcon 2016.

01/27/2016 - New Automation and Screening Technologies Designed to Accelerate Innovation and Enhance Productivity on Display at SLAS

New technologies designed to improve efficiencies and productivity in the lab and enable the customization of automated workflows are on display this week at the 5th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), booth 707, at the San Diego Convention Center.

01/27/2016 - See What Your LIMS Could Look Like at PITTCON 2016!

Booth #4063, Atlanta GA USA March 7th – 10th 2016The ease of configuration offered within Matrix Gemini LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) will be showcased at PITTCON by Autoscribe Informatics. Visitors to Booth #4063 can see a sample registration/submission screen tailored to their exact requirements. Visitors simply need to stop by Booth #4063 with a sketch of how they would like the screen to look and let Autoscribe Informatics staff configure it before their very eyes!

01/26/2016 - Agile Frameworks®, LLC Signs Five New Clients to End 2015

Agile Frameworks, LLC, an independent software vendor (ISV) in the engineering and construction vertical market, has signed five new clients over the past few months for its MetaField®, MetaField® LIMS™, AgilePort® and AgileStamp® cloud-based solutions.

01/25/2016 - PerkinElmer Launches New Solutions to Improve Speed and Effectiveness of Life Sciences Research Processes

New Lab Automation and Screening Technologies Introduced at 2016 SLAS Conference.

01/21/2016 - Definiens Improves Accuracy and Efficiency of Tissue Analysis with Release of Tissue Studio® 4.2 and XD 2.5

Definiens, the pioneer in Tissue Phenomics solutions for diagnostics development and commercialization, today announced the release of the Tissue Studio® 4.2 software package. The updated product suites provide improved image analysis functionality for scientists in academic medical centers, comprehensive cancer centers, and biotech and pharmaceutical companies so they can reach accurate conclusions to their research questions more quickly and efficiently.

01/20/2016 - Transcriptic’s Robotic Cloud Laboratory to be featured in Multiple Presentations at SLAS 2016

Transcriptic (www.transcriptic.com), a cloud-based research services provider, today announced that multiple posters demonstrating the value of the Transcriptic Robotic Cloud Laboratory will be displayed at the 5th Annual Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) Meeting in San Diego at the San Diego Convention Center.
 Upcoming Events

FEBRUARY 12 - 27, 2016: American Academy of Forensic Sciences - 68th Annual Scientific Meeting

The American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS) 68th Annual Scientific Meeting will take place February 22-27, 2016, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas. More than 4,000 international scientists will assemble to discuss issues facing forensic science and the efforts to embrace global cooperation and consensus building among forensic professionals.

MARCH 6 - 10, 2016: Pittcon 2016 Conference and Expo

PITTCON IS THE WORLD’S LEADING 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 skill-building short courses in a wide range of topics and the once-a-year chance to network with colleagues.

APRIL 12, 2016: CrimeLab 2016

The CrimeLab Criminological Technology Fair is a specialist industry event at which producers and distributors of products and services used in criminological technology and potential customers, including scientists, can meet. The idea of the CrimeLab Fair is not only to create room for business meetings and the presentation of offers, but also to convey specialist knowledge in the area of laboratory criminology. The fair’s programme will include many additional events promoting scientific achievements, modern technologies, and research methods used in criminology.

APRIL 12 - 13, 2016: Compound Management in Industry and Academia Conference

The SLAS Conference on Compound Management in Industry and Academia will assemble key individuals who share the aims of providing their organizations the right compound at the right time and in the best possible quality, to allow the generation of meaningful screening, pharmacological, toxicological or ADME profiling data.

APRIL 19 - 20, 2016: 2016 Paperless Lab Academy

The Paperless Lab Academy is the ideal learning platform, for those considering consolidating, integrating and simplifying laboratory data management systems.
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