October 20, 2008      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 6, Issue 43


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

10/08/2008 - Webcast - Creating a Fully Integrated Laboratory with Nexxis iLAB

This complimentary webcast shows how to create a fully integrated laboratory where information from informatics systems, instruments and laboratory personnel is automatically collected, shared and integrated into every aspect of the laboratory's daily routine.

Increase the Power and Capabilities of Your Thermo Nautilus Software

Learn how to realize peak performance from your Nautilus background processor.

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.
 Recent News

10/20/2008 - Illumina Launches GenomeStudio™ Data Analysis Software

Illumina, Inc. today introduced GenomeStudio Software, a primary analysis software program designed to analyze both microarray and sequencing data.

10/20/2008 - Nexxis SDK Promotes Integration with Laboratory Informatics Systems

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory data integration and management solutions is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis SDK, a Software Developers Kit that supports integration of 3rd party applications with Nexxis ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook for Routine Analyses).

10/16/2008 - David H. Murdock Research Institute Taps Waters for Laboratory Technology

The David H. Murdock Research Institute (DHMRI), located at the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis, NC, and Waters Corporation announced today that Waters® has been selected as the institute's primary supplier of analytical science solutions, including mass spectrometers, liquid chromatographs and associated scientific data management software.

10/16/2008 - Sysmex Announces Clinical Laboratory Software Name Change

MUNDELEIN, Ill., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Sysmex America, Inc. and its subsidiary Sysmex Canada, Inc. today announced a rebranding of its information system product offering from MOLIS WAM to Sysmex WAM. The new name supports the recent announcement of the company's new Sysmex brand architecture.
 Upcoming Events

11/13/2008 - Paperless Lab Forum 2008

The Paperless Lab Forum 2008 offers the ideal plattform to collect information about the paperless laboratory. In addition to different talks (among others our key note speaker Michael H. Elliott, the founder of Atrium Research), live demonstrations and a exciting exhibition, the Forum offers the opportunity to get first-hand contacts with various manufacturers of components of a paperless laboratory.

11/04/2008 - LIMS Seminar Tour Coming to Denver, CO on Nov. 4th!

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!

11/01/2008 - Chemtech Cairo & Pharma 2008

The 2nd Int'l Exhibition and Conference for Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Equipment

10/27/2008 - 11th Software Design for Medical Devices

The 11th Software Design for Medical Devices conference highlights key regulations and strategies in compliance to help avoid costly design and production mistakes. This conference provides the latest regulatory news; including Part 11 compliance, software validation rules, and pre-and post-market requirements.
 Job Postings

LIMS Production Administrator needed!

Volt is seeking a talented LIMS/Production System Administrator for a wonderful direct hire opportunity in beautiful Moses Lake, WA.

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

Velocity11 – an Agilent Technologies Company – is a global leader in providing laboratory automation solutions for drug discovery and a range of other scientific research and development applications.

LIMS Developer

Looking for Lims Developer experience in working with SQL. (Watson LIMS is experince is plus)

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to join our outstanding BioCel Software Development Team for Agilent Technologies Life Science Chemical Analysis Velocity11 Business.

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

A listing of the latest posting of laboratory jobs and careers.
 Polls & Surveys

What type of information do you want when looking for a LIMS?

What most influenced your LIMS Selection?

Are you happy with Crystal Reports?

Which Database would you prefer to use for your LIMS?

Custom LIMS vs. Commercial LIMS Product

LIMS Satisfaction Poll

Web Browser Based LIMS vs. Traditional Windows LIMS

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