March 30, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 13


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/15/2010 - Request for Quote - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) - professional services to assist with the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) Implementation

03/01/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

SHSU needs to purchase a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for evidence management, analytical reporting and data management for a Regional Crime Lab. The RFP includes for software, hardware, installation & configuration, on-site training , and maintenance support services.

03/01/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System - Hampton Roads Sanitation District - Virginia Beach, Virginia
 Upcoming Webcasts

04/14/2010 - AACC Announces Webinar on Identifying & Investigating Test Interferences

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Identifying and Investigating Test Interferences, to be held April 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm EDT. The webinar will last 90 minutes.
 LIMS Blog Postings passes the 4,000 member mark! Join the undisputed leading, independent LIMS User’s Group today.

It seems like only yesterday that the group on Linkedin was at 3,000 members. In just a little over a month 1,000 new member joined the largest LIMS user community. If you are not already a member of you will want to join today. There are hundreds of discussion and career opportunities in LIMS and Laboratory, Scientific and Health Informatics.

LIMS industry follows the LabLynx lead in web hosted LIMS

In 1997 LabLynx was the first with a 100% web browser based LIMS. In 1998 LabLynx was the first to host LIMS for customers as an Application Service Provider. Now, over a decade later, the LIMS industry has acknowledged that both web browser based LIMS and web hosted SaaS (Software as a Service) LIMS are both the present and the future of LIMS. Expect to see more LIMS companies follow the LabLynx lead by offering web hosted SaaS LIMS built on web browser technologies. Read: SaaS – Is a web hosted LIMS right for your laboratory?
 Recent News

03/29/2010 - Laboratory Informatics Solutions for the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industries

On Tuesday, April 20th, Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) and iCD. invite you to attend a complimentary, educational seminar in the Boston area on the growing importance of laboratory informatics solutions for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. **Register today!!

03/26/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Expands Global Partner Alliance by Partnering with

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that up to data has become a member of its Informatics Global Partner Alliance Program. This addition to the more than 70 partners already in the program demonstrates the Thermo Fisher's global strength and presence and its ability to fulfill the growing market needs around the world.

03/25/2010 - IDBS Partners with Soluzioni Informatiche

IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced a strategic partnership with Soluzioni Informatiche (S-IN), an Italian company that provides consulting, training, contract research and software solutions in the fields of chemistry-related data storage, data analysis, in silico toxicity prediction and molecular modeling.

03/25/2010 - LabKey Server v10.1 Now Available

The LabKey team is proud to announce the release of LabKey Server v10.1. LabKey's latest release makes organizing, analyzing and securely sharing your biomedical research data even easier. It provides simplified file management, streamlined workflows and new search capabilities.

03/24/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Highlights Innovative Solutions for a Range of Research and Industrial Applications at Analytica 2010

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, builds on its position as the leading provider of innovative solutions for research and industrial laboratories by showcasing a complete portfolio of new analytical instruments, laboratory equipment, software, consumables and reagents at Analytica 2010, being held from March 23 - 26 in Munich, Germany.

03/24/2010 - University of Washington Selects Geneus from GenoLogics for Large-Scale Next Generation Sequencing Center

GenoLogics today announced the University of Washington, Genome Sciences Genomics Resource Center (GS-GRC), has selected Geneus, the GenoLogics lab information and genomics data management system, for its next generation sequencing center.

03/23/2010 - BioImagene Launches iScan Coreo Au Slide Scanner and Introduces the Next Generation of Virtuoso™ Digital Pathology Software

BioImagene, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end digital pathology solutions, debuted the iScan Coreo™ Au digital slide scanner and the newest version of Virtuoso software today.

03/23/2010 - Symyx Partners with Simulations Plus to Improve Predictive Modeling of Metabolites and Metabolic Pathways

Symyx Technologies, Inc. today announced a partnership with Simulations Plus, Inc. to improve the predictive modeling of metabolites
 Upcoming Events

04/18/2010 - LabVantage - Customer Training & Education Conference 2010

04/15/2010 - LIMS Seminar on April 15th for Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Sectors!

04/13/2010 - Bio 2010 Legislative Day

04/13/2010 - Combination Drug Therapies

04/13/2010 - Biopharmaceutical Change Control

04/11/2010 - SBS 16th Annual Conference & Exhibition

04/08/2010 - Advances in Synthetic Chemistry

04/08/2010 - MedChem Europe

04/08/2010 - ADMET Europe

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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