May 08, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 19


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

10 Elements of the ideal LIMS

  Just like  all of the rest of creation, an ideal Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is  made up of some essential elements. The LIMS of today is really a full enterprise management system, not just the sample tracking application of yesteryear. Accordingly, it must be made up of all of the right elements so that it provides your laboratory alchemists with gold, not lead..

Statistical Quality Control for the Food Industry

In reviewing this book on Google recently, I found it to have a number of good concepts to incorporate into LIMS for the F&B industry. Given the current news on food contamination (on purpose, I might add), none of these concepts will help protect our food supply if food ingredients are going to consist of plastic (melamine). Statistical Quality Control can let you have a better quality process for killing pets! Excuse my attitude concerning this but something must change in the food industry.

Florida vet probes pet deaths

Most everyday you hear about the problems with contamination of pet foods and the alarming number of pet deaths. Thankfully, our state agriculture departments are doing more to protect our pets and public health than the FDA. Learn more about what a state veterinarian is doing at the Florida Department of Agriculture...
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

LIMS for Agriculture - What you do, What you need and How to get it

LabLite LIMS Product Demo

LabLite Process Control Demo

NWA Quality Analyst SPC Software

LIMS, the laboratory ERP


XML Reporting in SQL*LIMS

For several years my boss, Brian, has been telling me that the perfect solution for a LIMS Certificate of Analysis report would use a solid data extraction algorithm and a flexible XML output. The idea has always sounded interesting to me, except for the fact that the SQL*LIMS product doesn’t include the technology to do such a thing…until now. Today’s article describes how to customize SQL*LIMS and Oracle Reports to send data to XML, and how to convert that XML output to PDF.
 Recent News

05/07/2007 - Atrium Research Announces the Third Edition of Landmark Report on Electronic Laboratory Notebooks

05/07/2007 - ESS Introduces EH&S Performance Software for Operational Excellence

05/04/2007 - e2v implements Kalabie Electronic Lab Notebook for Biosensors R&D

05/04/2007 - Starlims Technologies Files for IPO

05/04/2007 - New QSI Services for WinLIMS Rental Customers

05/04/2007 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Poster - Nautilus LIMS Plate Handling Capabilities for High Throughput Applications

05/03/2007 - Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) Selects MediSolution for Hosted Laboratory Information System Solution

 Upcoming Events

05/24/2007 - FDA Audits – How to Successfully Pass a QC Analytical Laboratory Specific Audit

05/23/2007 - 7th Annual e-Clinical Trials

05/23/2007 - An Inclusive Environmental Control Program for Aseptic Processing Facilities & Microbial Environmental Monitoring Program

05/22/2007 - Compound Management & Integrity 2007

05/22/2007 - Intact Cell Mass Spectrometry for Microbe Identification and Recombinant Protein Analysis

05/22/2007 - Central States Water Environment Association - 2007 Annual Meeting

05/20/2007 - West Virginia Water Environment Association - 2007 Annual Meeting


05/17/2007 - ADVANCED COMPUTER SYSTEM VALIDATION Conference in Boston on May 17-18, 2007

05/16/2007 - 4th Annual International Meeting on Automated Compliance Systems

05/15/2007 - SEQNSYNTECH - Advances in Nucleic Acid Synthesis & Sequencing

05/15/2007 - Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress

05/15/2007 - Advances in Microarray Technology

 Job Postings


Seeking Independent LIMS consultants for LIMS implementations

Software Support Renewal Co-ordinator-Woburn MA

Account Manager / Business Dev. - North-West, United Kingdom

LIMS Project Manager

StarLIMS Lead Programmer Analyst

LIMS Development Engineers and Sales Professionals

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/07/2007 - Contract Advertisement - Laboratory Analytical Services

05/07/2007 - Invitation for Bid - Analytical Laboratory Services

04/23/2007 - Contract Advertisement - Water Testing

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