May 26, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 21


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

05/24/2010 - Request for Proposal - Crime Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The City of Columbus, Ohio Department of Public Safety, Division of Police is seeking bids through this Request for Proposal (RFP) to acquire and implement a laboratory information management system (LIMS) for use by the Columbus Police Crime Laboratory.

05/24/2010 - Request for Information - Biorepository LIMS System

The University of Massachusetts Medical School (the "University") is seeking information from entities who currently provide Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This LIMS is for the Conquering Diseases Biorepository Core

05/13/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee - Request for Proposal for a Laboratory Information Management System
 Upcoming Webcasts

06/23/2010 - ATL Webcast: Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a free, informational webcast on June 23, 2010 entitled "Key Points to Consider When Looking for a LIMS". This event is ideal for laboratory or QA/QC managers in the water & wastewater, environmental, food & beverage, energy, manufacturing (product/material testing), agriculture, life science, biotechnology and public health sectors. Register today!!

06/16/2010 - I have a LIMS – Why do I need ELN?

Webinar: Have questions about ELN...Join our webinar to discuss the pros and cons of integrating ELN with LIMS to help make a better decision for your Lab.
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS / LIS / Case Management for Medical Examiners

The ideal LIMS for Medical Examiners - The following demonstration provides details on 11 scenarios of use of LIMS in Forensic Medical Examiner offices.

Enterprise Software for the Pharmaceutical Laboratory

The following presentation provides an overview of the Enterprise Software needs of the modern Pharmaceutical Laboratory. Today’s challenge for the diversified pharmaceutical laboratory is to find a comprehensive enterprise software solution that provides not only LIMS functionality but an Electronic Laboratory Notebook, Enterprise Content Management and a wide variety of functions for personnel management, asset management, instrument interfacing and much more, all within the context of being validated and fully compliant with 21 CFR part 11.
 Recent News

05/25/2010 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. Announces New Product Offering for Wastewater Laboratories: XL BOD Master™

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) is pleased to introduce a new product offering for Wastewater Laboratories - the XL BOD Master™. The ATL XL BOD Master™ is an Excel-based software tool, integrated into Sample Master® Pro LIMS, which will automatically calculate and report the BOD/CBOD results based upon Standard Methods criteria in seconds. The software will flag any data that is not within acceptable limits and will complete all required calculations. It is user friendly and can easily be used by laboratory personnel and operators with minimal training. It also provides enhanced data integrity.

05/25/2010 - Bruker Introduces MS Workstation 7 Software for New Chemical Analysis Gas Chromatography Triple-Quadrupole Mass Spectrometers

)--At the 58th ASMS Conference, Bruker Daltonics’ new Chemical Analysis business announced the release of MS Workstation 7, the next generation software package for the newly acquired 3x0 series GC triple-quadrupole (GC-QQQ) mass spectrometers. MS Workstation 7 features Scheduled Multiple-Reaction Monitoring (s-MRM), which facilitates method development, maintenance and data reduction tasks for challenging multi-component methods.

05/25/2010 - Ariadne and Aureus Pharma to Collaborate on Technologies and Applications in Support of Knowledge Management Solutions in the Life Sciences Industry

Ariadne and Aureus are joining forces with the goal to deliver leading knowledge management solutions for the life sciences industry, and announce that Ariadne will distribute Aureus’ offerings in the US.

05/24/2010 - MetQuest Automated Metabolic Screening Software Allowing a Quantitative/Qualitative Workflow to Revolutionize Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetic Studies Introduced at ASMS 2010

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today introduced Thermo Scientific MetQuest, its software solution that enables laboratories to take full advantage of powerful Thermo Scientific Orbitrap mass spectrometry (MS) high-resolution accurate-mass (HRAM) full-scan data to perform quantitative metabolic stability studies and identify putative metabolites in a single injection.

05/24/2010 - Waters and PREMIER Biosoft to Co-Market Data Analysis Software for Glycan Characterization

Waters Corporation today announced it has entered into an agreement with PREMIER Biosoft International (Palo Alto, CA) to co-market the firm’s SimGlycan® Software with Waters mass spectrometry solutions for glycan and glycopeptide analysis.

05/24/2010 - IDBS Hosts Translational and Biomarker Research Symposium

IDBS, the leading worldwide provider of research data management and analytics solutions to R&D organizations, today announced that it will hold its bi-annual US Translational and Biomarker Research Symposium on Thursday, June 3 in Boston, Mass.

05/24/2010 - AB SCIEX Launches Groundbreaking Mass Spectrometry System to Fuel Scientific Discovery

AB SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, today announced the launch of the AB SCIEX TripleTOF™ 5600 System, a groundbreaking mass spectrometry technology that is the fastest and most sensitive high-resolution mass spectrometer for high-performance qualitative and quantitative analysis. This system represents a significant advancement in mass spectrometry, combining for the first time on a single platform the quantitative capabilities typically associated with triple quadrupoles

05/21/2010 - Finnish police has gone live with new Forensic Sapphire LIMS

Softwarepoint - The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Finland has gone live with their new, extended Sapphire LIMS solution.
 Upcoming Events

06/30/2010 - Clinically Relevant Drug Transporters

06/22/2010 - Beyond Sequencing: Strategies for Success

06/19/2010 - 35th International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques

06/14/2010 - Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine

06/14/2010 - Global Pharma Authentication

06/14/2010 - Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management Strategies

06/13/2010 - 46 Annual DIA Meeting

06/08/2010 - Advances in Antibody and Peptide Therapeutics

06/08/2010 - Cancer Proteomics

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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