February 25, 2009      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 7, Issue 7


In This Issue

 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.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

02/16/2009 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Minnesota Department of Health, Environmental Laboratory Section

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

University of Wisconsin, Madision

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
 Upcoming Webcasts

03/03/2009 - AACC Announces Webinar On Diagnostic Data Management

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry offers a timely webinar Managing Diagnostic Data for Improved Patient Care: A Case Study on March 3. The webinar starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern)

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.

02/24/2009 - Live LIMS Governance Webinar: Configuring for the Global Supply Chain of the Future

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2009; Time: 12:00 PM EST; Where: Live Webinar
 Recent News

02/23/2009 - P4 - Plug & Play Pharma Package

Pre-configured and pre-validated for pharmaceutical QA/QC allowing a validated go-live in less than 3 months even get’s faster.

02/23/2009 - New Release of Laboratory Informatics Development Platform

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory data integration and management solutions, is pleased to announce updates and enhancements to the Nexxis Application Development Platform, a powerful development tool and a robust platform for deploying, managing and executing laboratory informatics applications.

02/23/2009 - Applied Biosystems Announces the SQL*LIMS® Innovation Center/Exchange (ICE)

In another step to enhance our user community experience and provide key partnering with our customers, Applied Biosystems is excited to share with you the SQL*LIMS® Innovation Center/Exchange (ICE).

02/23/2009 - Government Agency Selects Nexxis iLAB to Assist with ISO 17025 Accreditation

A government research agency has selected Nexxis iLAB from Labtronics as a cost-effective, yet powerful solution, that will eliminate the inefficiencies of their manual, paper-based systems for laboratory data capture and storage and will help them to achieve ISO 17025 accreditation.

02/23/2009 - Pipette Tracker 3.3 and ISO 17025 Compliance

On February 27, 2009, Labtronics will be releasing a new version of the Pipette Tracker, Pipette Tracker Pro, and Pipette Tracker Pro+ software

02/20/2009 - CSols, Inc. announces the next installments in our ongoing Webinar series.

These sessions are provided at no cost to participants and are designed to inform and educate participants on topics of interest in the Informatics Field. Participation is limited, and space must be reserved by visiting the Resource section of the CSols web site: http://csolsinc.com/webinar.aspx

02/20/2009 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - GC, MS Interpretation, Atomic Spectroscopy Testing

PACS is happy to confirm 2009 Orlando, Florida April courses: Quality Assurance of Chemical Measurements, Environmental Data Validation, Expert Witness Practices for Scientists, Gas Chromatography, Mass Spectral Interpretation, Advanced Mass Spectral Interpretation, AA/GFAA/ICP/ICP-MS, and Activated Carbon Adsorption Principles (April 27-28)! .

02/18/2009 - Agilent Technologies Introduces Forensics and Toxicology Database to Increase Compound-ID Speed and Confidence

Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A) today introduced the Agilent G6855 MassHunter Forensic and Toxicology Database, enabling users to quickly identify more than 7,500 compounds with high confidence, based on liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) data.

02/18/2009 - Advances in Synthetic Chemistry - Conference Announcement

Advances in Synthetic Chemistry 16-17 April 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland Following the success of the Advances in Synthetic Chemistry conference last year, Select Biosciences ispleased to announce this year’s meeting.

02/17/2009 - Sapio Sciences Announces that Biodesix Inc Selects Exemplar LIMS

Sapio Sciences is pleased to announce that Biodesix Inc has selected ExemplarLIMS as its Laboratory Information Management Solution (LIMS).

02/17/2009 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. Announces 2009 Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Seminar Tour!

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) and Microsoft are pleased to announce their 2009 Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Seminar Tour. They will be hosting free, educational seminars focusing on why a LIMS is the key to streamlining laboratory operations and staying compliant.
 Upcoming Events

03/18/2009 - The Challenge of Antibacterial Drug Development

03/17/2009 - Next Generation Sequencing

03/17/2009 - INTERPHEX 2009

03/11/2009 - Electronic Data in Clinical Trials

03/09/2009 - Drug Development Latin America

03/08/2009 - Pittcon 2009

03/02/2009 - Technology Transfer for Biopharmaceuticals

03/02/2009 - Process Validation for Biopharmaceuticals

03/02/2009 - Outsourcing Manufacturing of Biopharmaceuticals

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

 Job Postings

Senior Product Manager -Genomics SW

Product Manager - LC/MS Quantitative Analysis Software

Director Business Development eClinical

LIMS Program Manager

ELN consultants for Bay area USA on profit sharing basis

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

Laboratory Jobs and Careers posted on Hotjobs.com

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