June 14, 2017      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 15, Issue 23


In This Issue

 Webcast Focus

JUNE 21, 2017 2:00PM EDT/6:00PM USTC: ELN Implementations - Why they Fail to Realize their Full Potential

Join us for this one hour, complimentary webinar in which we examine the reasons why ELNs fail to realize their full potential and what can be done to improve your chances of success.

LIMS Consulting - Big vs. Boutique

While not always true, when it comes to LIMS consulting the size of the consulting company you elect to engage with does matter, but not necessarily in the way you would think.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

DUE Jun 16, 2017: Sources Sought Notice - National Forensic Laboratory Information System

The objective of this contract is to have the appropriate level of skilled contract personnel to effectively manage and support the NFLIS program as directed be the Government. The expected outcome is to continue and enhance NFLIS operations.

DUE: JUNE 26, 2017 8:00 AM MST: Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

University of Colorado: Colorado Center for Personalized Medicine (CCPM), a part of the Division of Biomedical Informatics and Personalized, Medicine (BIPM) in the Department of Medicine seeks a laboratory information system (LIS) application to be used to manage information around laboratory protocols to provide an auditable record of activities and equipment.
 Recent News

06/14/2017 - Further software upgrades for Matrix Gemini LIMS

The latest software release for the Matrix Gemini Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) from Autoscribe Informatics provides greater bulk sample registration flexibility and enhanced features for visualisation and communications for users.

06/13/2017 - Genohm at “Les Rencontres Toulousaines du Club 3CR”

Genohm will participate at the “Les Rencontres Toulousaines du Club 3CR” at the Château de Nolet in Aucamville, just outside of Toulouse (France) on June 13-14. We will present SLims, our flexible and customizable platform integrating a complete and compliant Laboratory Information and sample Management Solutions (LIMS), an Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) with workflow and protocol management and organization of requests to any laboratory (order management). It is the perfect BIMS (Biobank Information Management System) solution for your Biobank.

06/13/2017 - iSpecimen Unveils Online Marketplace for Human Biospecimens

First-of-its kind marketplace platform instantly connects life science researchers who need specimens to the healthcare organizations that have them.

06/12/2017 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Ushers in New Era of Clinical Mass Spectrometry with World's First Fully Integrated Laboratory Analyze

Thermo Fisher Scientific has introduced the Thermo Scientific Cascadion SM Clinical Analyzer at EuroMedLab, bringing together the ease of use of clinical analyzers with the selectivity and sensitivity of liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS).

06/12/2017 - Genohm at APHL 2017 in Providence

Come see SLims, our LIMS + ELN solution at APHL 2017!

06/07/2017 - BASi Announces Validated 'SEND' Capabilities and Compliance With FDA's Standard for Exchange of Nonclinical Data

Bioanalytical Systems, Inc. (BASi) today announced its “SEND” compliance with a fully integrated software solution for streamlining data management and reporting.
 Upcoming Webcasts

SEPTEMBER 4 - 8, 2017: Pharma IQ’s SmartLab Academy

Five days of pharmaceutical industry experts and thought leaders sharing their knowledge and insights online. Pharma IQ’s SmartLab Academy is an online series featuring live interactive webinars, whitepapers, reports, podcasts, articles and interviews all focused on digital excellence within the laboratory.
 Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER 13 - 15, 2017: Cyber Security for Healthcare

IQPC’s Cyber Security for Healthcare Exchange: Encouraging Engagement, Innovation and Value-Focused Services While Maintaining Privacy, Security and Regulatory Requirements

AUGUST 28 - 30, 2017 Cannabis Science Conference

Cannabis Science Conference is the world's largest cannabis science expo. This conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices. This annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science.

AUGUST 21 - 25, 2017: Bioprocessing Summit 2017

The Bioprocessing Summit convenes more than 1,000 international bioprocess professionals to share practical solutions for today's bioprocess challenges. Now in its ninth year, the event has grown to include 18 distinct conferences with weeklong programming.

AUGUST 15 - 18, 2017: Next Generation Dx Summit

Next Generation Dx Summit convenes more than 1,000 international diagnostic professionals for valuable networking and comprehensive programming spanning from clinical diagnostics to business strategy.

JULY 30 - AUGUST 3, 2017: 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting offers 5 days packed with opportunities to learn about exciting science from July 30–August 3. Plenary sessions feature the latest research on CRISPR and the future of genome engineering, the public health crisis of antibiotic resistance, treating substance abuse and addiction, preserving fertility in cancer patients, and new frontiers in genomic sequencing.

JUNE 26 - 29, 2017: 3rd Annual Biodefense World Summit / Rapid Detection for Food Safety

Third Annual Biodefense World Summit brings together leaders from government, academia, and industry for compelling discussions and comprehensive coverage on pathogen detection, sample prep technologies, point-of-care, and biosurveillance. Co-located with Rapid Detection for Food Safety symposium

JUNE 18 - 22, 2017: DIA 2017 Annual Meeting

Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting 2017. The DIA 2017 Annual Meeting is the largest, longest-running event in the life sciences industry designed to foster the international exchange of actionable insights to improve health globally through the advancement of lifesaving medicines and technologies. DIA 2017, themed “Driving Insights to Action,” will host more than 7,000 global health care professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device communities from more than 51 countries.

JUNE 12 - 16, 2017: World Preclinical Congress

World Preclinical Congress focuses on the very latest trends and technologies impacting preclinical drug discovery and development. World Preclinical Congress 2017 offers a unique opportunity for chemists, biologists, pharmacologists and translational scientists in industry and academia to come together with technology providers to network and collaborate. Coverage includes conferences and short courses on topics including: Medicinal Chemistry, Oncology, Screening, 3D Models, CRISPR, CNS, Drug Toxicity and Blood-Brain Barrier.
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