August 08, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 30


In This Issue

 Announcements welcomes Genologics as a premium sponsor is pleased to announce the addition of Genologics to the growing family of premium sponsors of the world's largest community of LIMS users and professionals.

Duke University's Center for Human Genetics DNA Bank discovers lab labeling solution that can take the cold.

The DNA Bank and Tissue Repository at the Center for Human Genetics (CHG) is one of the oldest and largest DNA banks in the United States, processing blood and tissue samples for CHG researchers as well as investigators nationally and worldwide. The DNA Bank recently upgraded their lab labeling system to ensure the long-term integrity of samples and to meet their needs for barcode tracking and laboratory information management

Develop your LIMS Requirements with the LIMSpec Library

The Laboratory Informatics Institute (LIMStitute) is proud to announce the release of our LIMSpec Library.  The LIMSpec Library is a collection of eBooks published by the LIMStitute that provides you with a selection of LIMS specification templates.  The LIMSpec will save you many hours in developing your LIMS requirements. To take a tour of the LIMSpec, Click Here to view a short demonstration.

 Recent News

08/07/2007 - Linking the Sample to the Data – QSI and Brady Corporation

A new strategic business partnership between QSI, suppliers of WinLIMS to over 800 user sites world wide and Brady Corporation, world leaders in labelling technology, can now deliver unique solutions for sample labelling and laboratory information management. Durable, legible labelling is essential to ensure the integrity of sample identification with laboratory data.

08/02/2007 - SVS independently validates IDBS' E-WorkBook Suite against 21 CFR Part 11 and GLP requirements

IDBS, a leading Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN) provider, today announced that its complete E-WorkBook Suite has been independently validated by the Sociedad de Validación de Sistemas (SVS) against the FDA's 21 CFR Part 11 and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) guidelines

08/02/2007 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Fall Seminar Tour on Enhancing GC & GC/MS Performance and Productivity

In September through November 2007, Thermo Fisher will be hosting a series of seminars across the USA and Canada. The sessions will provide practical information on how to improve routine methods making the environmental laboratory more effective and efficient. Participants will have the opportunity to learn about how Thermo Fisher’s newest software and hardware can help the environmental laboratory to enhance sample throughput, reduce costs, develop new tests and increase overall productivity.

08/01/2007 - “Wow!” factor for

QSI UK’s new-look and enhanced website not only provides an instant and convenient portal to information and technical support on the company’s WinLIMS and other products, but unusually gives Quality Systems International’s customers an opportunity to promote their own businesses.

07/25/2007 - Wind River Enhances Lab Diagnostics 2.1 and Delivers Innovative Automated Test Capability

Wind River Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:WIND), the global leader in Device Software Optimization (DSO), today announced the availability of Wind River® Lab Diagnostics 2.1, an updated release of its enterprise-wide software diagnostics solution that enables cross-functional development teams to collaborate on dynamic debugging, testing and quality assurance (QA) throughout the entire development lifecycle.

07/24/2007 - etrials EDC to Interface with Green Mountain Logic LabPas CT(TM)

An agreement to create an interface between etrials' Electronic Data Capture (EDC), most adaptable, flexible and advanced eClinical solution on the market today, and LabPas CT, the leading Phase I automation software developed by Green Mountain Logic (GML), was announced today by the two companies.

07/24/2007 - Oracle Diagnostics Contracts with KliniTek to Offer Advanced Web-Based Automated Lab Outreach Capabilities to its Clients

KliniTek, Inc., a provider of Web-based clinical information integration software and consulting services, today announced that it signed an agreement with Oracle Diagnostics to employ its UPCARE(R) eLAB software suite. UPCARE eLAB is a full function, easy-to-use and cost-effective Web-based outreach management solution for hospital and independent reference labs.
 Upcoming Events

09/17/2007 - 4th Annual Laboratory Instrument Qualificatoin & System Validation

09/17/2007 - Implementing and Utilizing XML and ECTD FOR SUBMISSIONS

09/16/2007 - Virginia Water Environment Association - 2007 Annual Meeting

09/10/2007 - Screening Targets

09/10/2007 - Ion Channel Targets

09/09/2007 - Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association - 2007 RMSAWWA/RMWEA Joint Annual Conference

09/04/2007 - Proteomics Europe Conference

09/04/2007 - European Biomarkers Summit

08/29/2007 - Chesapeake Water Environment Association - 2007 Annual Meeting

08/14/2007 - Live Web Seminar: Intact Cell Mass Spectrometry for Microbe Identification and Recombinant Protein Analysis

 Job Postings

21cfr part 11 consultant

LabWare LIMS Developer

Business Consultant Bilingual / Spanish

SQL *LIMS Developer

StarLIMS Developer

Support Analyst - Philadelphia, PA / Morris Plains, NJ

Programmer Analyst II

UK based LIMS Development Engineers Required

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/07/2007 - Request for Proposal - Property, Evidence and Lab Information Management System (PRELIMS)

08/07/2007 - Request for Proposal - Electronic Case Management System

07/23/2007 - Request for Proposal~Laboratory Information System (LIS) for Tanzania

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