February 15, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 5


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/09/2009 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

University of Wisconsin, Madision

01/26/2009 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

South Tahoe Public Utility District (District) will receive proposals for its purchase of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) until February 9, 2009 at 5:00 p.m.

12/30/2008 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

The County of San Diego Sheriff’s Department is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors for the implementation of a Forensic Biology/DNA Laboratory Information Management System

12/29/2008 - Presolicitation Notice - Laboratory Information Management System

US Department of the Navy - Automated Evidence Tracking System: The Fleet Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Office, intends to solicit for the procurement of a Laboratory Information Management System for Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS
 LIMS Blog Postings

Medieval Tech Support for your Laboratory Notebook

We all know that if you have a LIMS or a ELN that it comes with tech support. But did you know that tech support has existed since the Middle Ages for your paper based Lab Notebook? Watch this hilarious video on Medieval Tech Support.
 Upcoming Webcasts

02/24/2009 - On February 24th and 26th Labtronics will be presenting "Integrating SDMS into your Daily Laboratory Routine"

This complimentary webcast will explore the possibilities for interaction and integration between a SDMS (Scientific Data Management System) and other laboratory informatics systems and show how SDMS can be an active participant in every day laboratory routines and analyses.
 Recent News

02/09/2009 - ACD/Labs and Pharma Algorithms Join Forces to Strengthen In Silico Screening and Prediction

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) and Pharma Algorithms, Inc., have joined software development and business resources to better serve the extensive Chemical, Environmental, and Pharmaceutical markets, creating a new leader in in silico physicochemical, ADME, Metabolism, and Toxicology screening and prediction.

02/09/2009 - Geospiza Previews GeneSifter® Analysis Kit™ Offering and Microarray Lab Management at ABRF

Geospiza, Inc., the market leading developer of genetic analysis software, previews new capabilities for GeneSifter Lab Edition and GeneSifter Analysis Edition at the Association for Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) in Memphis this week.

02/05/2009 - Sciformatix Corporation and E&K Scientific Announce Partnership

Sciformatix Corporation, a pioneer in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) delivered via the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model, today announced that the company has entered into a partnership with E&K Scientific, the premier provider of laboratory supplies and instrumentation to academic, biotech and pharmaceutical research laboratories.

02/05/2009 - The Immunovirology Division of the French Atomic Energy Agency selects BioBook to manage its research data

IDBS today announces that the Immunovirology Division of the French Atomic Energy Agency (Commissariat à l'Ènergie Atomique, CEA) has selected E-WorkBook for biology (BioBook) to capture, collate, analyze and share experimental data across its multi-user immunovirology research projects.

02/04/2009 - Labtronics Signs Software Licensing Agreement with KnowledgeTree® Document Management Software

Labtronics licenses KnowledgeTree under "Powered by KnowledgeTree®" OEM program for use in Labtronics' Nexxis SDMS™

02/04/2009 - EMBL GeneCore purchases Genomatix's next generation sequencing data analysis solution

Genomatix Software, a leading provider of complete solutions for the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data, announced today that the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) installed a Genomatix Mining Station and a Genomatix Genome Analyzer at its Genomics Core Facility.

02/04/2009 - AACC announces its 41st Annual Oak Ridge Conference, Frontiers in Clinical Diagnostics, to be held April 16-17

The conference will focus on emerging technologies that will become the next generation of clinical diagnostics: Novel Point-of-Care Devices, Next Generation DNA Sequencing, Advances in Molecular Imaging, and Microfluidics-Based Diagnostic Devices. During these two intensive days, scientists from both academia and industry will present the latest developments in diagnostic devices.

02/03/2009 - LIMS for the Nuclear Industry and all Radiochemical Laboratories

Matrix Rutherford is specifically designed for the nuclear industry and related test laboratories. The Matrix Rutherford LIMS configuration is an, out of the box, versatile software solution that features workflows for Environmental District Surveys, Liquid Discharge, Gaseous Discharge and Chemistry all in one system. The system can also be easily configured for Radioactive Waste Management applications.
 Upcoming Events

03/11/2009 - Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

03/09/2009 - Drug Development Latin America

Drug Development Latin America

03/08/2009 - Pittcon 2009

The premier conference and exposition on laboratory sciences celebrates 60 years of service to the scientific community. Pittcon is the most comprehensive annual meeting on laboratory science in the world, offering a first class lab product exposition, a diverse, high quality technical program, unparalleled educational programs, and invaluable peer to peer networking opportunities.

03/02/2009 - Technology Transfer for Biopharmaceuticals

Proven Approaches to Ensure Successful Process and Methods Transfers throughout the Product Lifecycle

03/02/2009 - Process Validation for Biopharmaceuticals

Effective Methods to Achieve Deeper Process Understanding, Gain Regulatory Relief and Optimize Validation Efforts

03/02/2009 - Outsourcing Manufacturing of Biopharmaceuticals

New Contract Manufacturing Approaches to Minimize Cost, Reduce Risk, and Ensure Quality

03/02/2009 - SmartLabs: Laboratory Informatics Exchange 2009

This invite-only senior level meeting brings together experts on Informatics, IT, Science, Discovery and Innovation to discuss best practice strategies for accelerating the development of your quality life cycles and maximising ROI through workflow optimisation.

02/24/2009 - Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference 2009

CHI’s flagship event, the MOLECULAR MEDICINE TRI-CONFERENCE provides the breadth and depth of information critical to your organization’s success. The 2009 event includes ELEVEN parallel tracks that provide compelling and in-depth insight into the future of molecular medicine. These tracks add up to an indispensable conference for professionals grappling with the challenges of delivering 21st century medicine.
 Job Postings

West Coast Sales Rep

Pre Sales / Applications Specialist / Applications Consultant - NorthEastern US

Senior Product Manager for OpenLAB

LES & Validation Project Managers needed in Greater Boston Area

Sales Partner - Life sciences & Chemical Analysis Products - Agilent Technologies

Software Engineer - Lab Automation

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

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