January 05, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 1


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/14/2009 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System

RFP No. PSD 10-NED-17: LABORATORY INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM for the State of Hawaii, Department of Public Safety, Narcotics Enforcement Division
 LIMS Blog Postings

The development of a thriving Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE) for Laboratory, Scientific & Health Industry Stakeholders

The Digital Business Ecosystem (DBE) is the natural evolution of Business on the Internet and the convergence of software applications (such as LIMS, ELN, LIS, ERP, EMR, EHR, ECM and many other enterprise class applications) with Social Media to create a highly connected and integrated community of stakeholders including: Customers, Vendors. Employees, Trading Partners, Media, Government and other regulatory bodies.

SaaS (software as a service): 10 Trends for 2010

A recent blog post from Michael Dunham showed up on the SaaS for Science group on Linkedin. The posting is an interesting read and if you are considering SaaS applications for your laboratory or organization, you will want to read this posting.
 Recent News

12/29/2009 - CLSI and APHL Announce January–June 2010 Teleconferences

Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) and Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) recently announced the January–June 2010 schedule of educational teleconferences for clinical, public health, and veterinary laboratories. Programs, based on current CLSI documents, are intended to help pathologists, managers, supervisors, technologists, and laboratory and quality consultants learn how to optimize practices and processes in their laboratories

12/28/2009 - Sapio Sciences Exemplar Analytics Published in Leading Journals

Sapio Sciences is pleased to announce that its leading Exemplar Analytics product has been utilized in making key discoveries that were recently published in leading journals.

12/21/2009 - WinLims rental solution sees Tax Man pay for your LIMS

Quality Systems International (QSI) is urging businesses to view the Tax Man as a benevolent friend when it comes to investing in a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to improve their efficiency.

12/18/2009 - New Free LIMS Configuration Guide

Configuration Tools Guarantee a Truly Flexible LIMS - Request your free LIMS Configuration Guide.

12/16/2009 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - PACS at PittCon, WQA, IACC, AWWA Conferences

PACS will attend and participate at the following 2010 conferences: Pittsburgh Conference Orlando FL February 28 - March 5; Water Quality Association Orlando FL March 9 - 12; International Activated Carbon Conference Los Angeles CA April 27 - 28; Activated Carbon School Los Angeles CA April 25 - 30; American Water Works Association Chicago IL June 7 - 12; International Activated Carbon Conference Pittsburgh PA October 5 - 6; Activated Carbon School

12/16/2009 - Waters SDMS Vision Publisher Now Certified Compliant with

Waters Corporation today announced that SDMS Vision Publisher(TM) (v.7.1 SR4), an electronic laboratory notebook solution for its NuGenesis® Scientific Data Management System (SDMS), a secure electronic repository that stores and manages all types of scientific data to a centralized database and is used to boost efficiency in life sciences laboratories, has been certified compliant with the SAFE-BioPharma digital identity and signature standard. The SAFE-BioPharma standard is broadly used within the pharmaceutical industry to apply signatures to forms, contracts and other documents and to manage digital identities.
 Upcoming Events

01/25/2010 - Anti-Infectives Summit

The Anti-Infectives Summit will discuss effective lead generation approaches currently being used in anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-fungal drug discovery and address which biologics may play a role in anti-infective therapy.

01/25/2010 - nternational Conference Discovery Partnerships

Successful strategies for cost efficiency and shortened time to market

01/25/2010 - Biomarker Assay Development

Cambrige Health's 2nd Annual Biomarker Assay Development coverages includes: Analytical and Biological Validation of Biomarkers; Multiplex Biomarker Assays; Protein Biomarker Assays; Circulating Tumor Cells; Novel Biomarker Assays for Cancer; Immunoassay Development

01/23/2010 - LabAutomation 2010

LabAutomation2010 is a five-day event focused exclusively on the rapidly growing field of laboratory automation. At this premier event some 5,000 laboratory automation scientists and business leaders from around the globe will again come together to network and benefit from leading education, information, strategies and technologies — all in one place, at one time.

01/20/2010 - Bio Banking 2010

IQPC is proud to present the Biobanking Conference 2010 bringing together the leading practitioners from both the biobanking and research communities to share their concerns and experiences. The program has been developed carefully and specifically to tailor and answer the most pressing issues.

01/20/2010 - AACC Announces Audioconference On Advances In Celiac Disease Testing & Treatment

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces an audioconference on Celiac Disease: Advances in Testing and Treatment to be held on January 20, 2010, at 2:00pm EST. The audioconference will last 90 minutes.

01/18/2010 - Next-Generation DNA Sequencing

The January London Pharma IQ Next-Generation DNA Sequencing conference has been organised to explore the applications of next generation sequencers for whole genome sequencing, de novo sequencing and human disease diagnosis and prediction.

01/11/2010 - High-Content Analysis

Cambridge Health's Seventh Annual High-Content Analysis meeting will cover: Compound Screening; HCA of Stem Cells; Data Analysis and Management; Image Analysis; Live-Cell Imaging; New Biological Models; Flow Cytometry; Novel Probes and Biosensors; siRNA Screening; Pathway Analysis; Toxicity Profiling; Neuronal Screening

01/11/2010 - Pep Talk - The Definative Protein-Focused Event

PepTalk 2010 continues the tradition of strong scientific programming comprising four pipelines that have expanded to twelve conferences. The four distinct pipelines range from applying protein discovery research, to developing downstream protein characterization, formulation, and production that ultimately lead to clinical applications. This focused design enables you to either stay within a specific pipeline or track hop, allowing you to design a custom conference that suits your research needs.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

The following is a real-time aggregated list of LIMS jobs pulled from job sites all over the Internet. The list is kept up to date in nearly real time.

05/31/2009 - LIMS / LIS & Laboratory Careers

LIMSfinder.com is pleased to announce an improved job board that combines both LIMS and Laboratory Career opportunities. The service is free for our member sponsors and all job seekers. The new job board offers a job search feature and allows for posting of Featured Jobs for less than $1 per day. Candidates can also subscribe to our weekly newsletter that highlights all of the Featured and Sponsored job openings.
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