October 31, 2006      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 4, Issue 43


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

Not a tailor anymore...

In this global world of cookie cutter mass produced products, the modern LIMS can stand out from those that are hard coded to a particular use. Avoid purchasing a hard coded LIMS. You can have a tailor fit with the price and quality of mass production. Progressive LIMS companies can avoid the downside of globalization and prosper by providing data driven, configurable solutions that fit the laboratory's exacting needs.

Webcast "Patent Evidence Creation in an Electronic R&D Environment"

A topic that might be of interest to those of you in research - there is a webcast on October 31 at 2PM US EST titled: "Patent Evidence Creation in an Electronic R&D Environment".

Forensic Chemistry Laboratory Manual

I have found a pretty cool little site that is licensed under Creative Commons. This site provides an on-line Forensic Chemistry Laboratory Manual that covers, Alcohol, Arson, Drugs, Explosives, Fabrics, Glass and most other things that your typical Forensics lab will encounter.

Biometrics and Its Use in Forensics

This paper describes how biometrics is used in Forensics. It first gives a general introduction to biometrics desribing the main biometric technique of fingerprinting. hand geometry, eye/iris scans, and DNA. Then it gives an introduction of forensics with an example criminal case. Finally it discusses how biometrics is used in forensics, including an interesting handwriting example from the Ted Bundy case.
 Recent News

10/30/2006 - PerkinElmer Announces New E-Learning Course for Optima ICP

10/30/2006 - New Web-based System Leads to Better, More Timely Data

10/30/2006 - Chemtech presents papers at the annual AIChE meeting

10/27/2006 - New Poster Demonstrates Pfizer’s Use of High Throughput Data Processing Capabilities in Thermo’s Galileo LIMS™ for Automated ADMET Profiling

10/27/2006 - Labtronics Hosting Series of Webcasts On Laboratory Integration, Integrating CDs With LIMS and Web-Based ELN

10/25/2006 - Chemtech takes part in the American production and refining market

10/24/2006 - STARLIMS Expands its Presence in Brazil, through a Distribution Agreement with ATAN, a Systems Integrator with Nationwide Operations

10/24/2006 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. will Exhibit and Demonstrate LIMS Solutions at AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference and Expo

 Upcoming Events

11/28/2006 - Cold Chain Storage & Distribution

11/16/2006 - CHI's Drug Development in India

11/16/2006 - NanoBiotech World Congress

11/15/2006 - Protein Biomarkers 2006

11/14/2006 - Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Product Liability

11/14/2006 - Pharma Secure Chain

11/13/2006 - CHI's Imaging Week

11/13/2006 - 2006 Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exhibit (EAS)

11/13/2006 - 7th annual Drug Discovery and Technology Leaders Summit

11/09/2006 - Genomics Momentum 2006

11/08/2006 - Biomarkers Europe

11/08/2006 - Seventh Annual Pharmaceutical Regulatory and Compliance Congress

11/06/2006 - 2nd Annual Nanomedicine Commercializing Drug Delivery, Diagnostics & Medical Devices

11/06/2006 - High Content Analysis Europe

 Job Postings

10/26/2006 - Safety and Security Manager

10/25/2006 - LabWare LIMs Consultant (Developer)

10/25/2006 - LIMs Consultant (Developer)

10/16/2006 - Project Manager

10/13/2006 - LIMS - SQL*LIMS (4.0 or higher) Report Analyst / Designer

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/31/2006 - Presolicitation Notice - Wastewater Analysis

10/31/2006 - Contract Advertisement - Stormwater Quality Monitoring

10/31/2006 - Contract Advertisement - Laboratory Analysis Services

10/31/2006 - Presolicitation Notice - Laboratory Testing Services

10/23/2006 - Request for Information - Clinical Trials Management System

10/20/2006 - California Dept. of Agriculture - (LIMS) RFP, Laboratory Information Mgmt Syst Software

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