August 28, 2007      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 5, Issue 34


In This Issue


How Does a Laboratory Automation Needs Assessment Benefit Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Implementation and Operation?

Many laboratories may have the expertise to translate manual processes and laboratory automation requirements into a detailed specification document for all of the system equirements, features and functions of a LIMS. However, that may not be the best utilization of their resources.

Vendor validation gets software up and running faster

Validating the latest version of a software system can cost an organisation a considerable amount of staff time - but not upgrading can mean losing out on the earning capacity represented by the new features on offer.

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

08/24/2007 - Quality Systems International UK Launches New Enhanced Portal

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.

08/23/2007 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - October Courses

These courses are provided in San Jose, CA in August; Chicago, IL in September; Pittsburgh, PA in October; Atlanta, GA in November; Orlando, FL in December. A 2008 calendar is available.

08/22/2007 - NAP Version 4.4 Released – New Enhancements Allow for Significant Timesavings

Labtronics is pleased to announce the release of the NAP version 4.4, analog data acquisition and peak analysis system for Windows 2000®, XP® Professional or Vista® Business operating systems.

08/21/2007 - St. Louis, MO to Host ATL and Microsoft Seminar: LIMS - The Key to Streamlining Laboratory Operations and Staying Compliant. REGISTER NOW!!

On Friday, September 21st, St. Louis, MO will be hosting a free, educational seminar which focuses on why a LIMS is the key to streamlining laboratory operations and staying compliant. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet others in your industry and learn how to achieve measurable improvements via LIMS for your laboratory operation! Register now!!

08/20/2007 - Blaze Systems will be demonstrating BlazeLIMS at the Eastern Analytical Symposium

November 12-14, 2007. Blaze Systems will be demonstrating BlazeLIMS at the Eastern Analytical Symposium, Booth 707-709, Garden State Convention and Exhibit Center in Somerset, NJ.
 Upcoming Events

09/27/2007 - ELNS 2007

09/24/2007 - Pharmaceutical Co-Crystals

09/20/2007 - RNAi Europe

09/20/2007 - Live Web Seminar: FDA final Guidance Investigating Out-Of-Specification (OOS) Test Results for Pharmaceutical Production

09/18/2007 - "FDA’s Pharmaceutical cGMPs for the 21st Century; An Inclusive Overview" - BenAstrum Live Web Seminar

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

09/13/2007 - "Corrective Action Verifications for 483 Responses to FDA and for the Site Assessment Plan" - BenAstrum Live Web Seminar & Case Study

09/11/2007 - "Responding to 483s; Gap Analysis on a Validation Documentation System" - BenAstrum Live Web Seminar

09/10/2007 - Ion Channel Targets

09/10/2007 - Screening 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

 Job Postings

Consultative Sales - Tired of selling LIMS??

.NET C# Programmer Morris Plains NJ

Marketing Assistant

Immediate Openings for Software Support/Actuate Developer/Network Administrator & Installation Specialist

Scientist: SQL*LIMS, Empower, NuGenesis

21cfr part 11 consultant

LabWare LIMS Developer

Business Consultant Bilingual / Spanish

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/21/2007 - Contract Advertisement - Water Testing Services

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

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