January 19, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 3


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

Elevating the Role of Laboratory Informatics to Assist Mission Critical Decision Making in the Enterprise

By Kim Shah, VP Marketing & Business Development, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Informatics
 LIMS Blog Postings

Which LIMS implementation process is right for you?

Laboratories not only have different functional needs that their LIMS solution must meet but they also have system implementation needs that can have a profound affect on the success of the LIMS implementation. Even if you succeed in choosing the right LIMS for your lab, the implementation process can make the difference between success and failure. There are basically 3 types of implementation processes (Packaged, Collaborative, Turn-key). Let’s rank them from the least expensive to the most expensive processes.
 Recent News

01/18/2010 - PerkinElmer to Unveil New Products at Analytica 2010

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, is introducing an extensive portfolio of chromatography and spectroscopy products at Analytica 2010

01/18/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces LimsLink Now Includes SDMS for Automated Storage of Raw Data

Labtronics Inc. announces that LimsLink, the industry's leading instrument/LIMS integration solution, now includes Nexxis SDMS, a web-based Scientific Data Management System that provides laboratories with secure central storage and retrieval of scientific data and documentation.

01/18/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis ELN Now Includes an SDMS

Labtronics Inc. announces that Nexxis SDMS, a web-based Scientific Data Management System, is now included as a fully integrated component of Nexxis ELN, their versatile, web-based Electronic Laboratory Notebook.

01/15/2010 - Syrris Simplifies Complex Data Analysis

Syrris, a leading chemistry automation product innovator, has introduced the Atlas Reporting Software to enable easy graphical analysis of sophisticated log files generated by the Atlas Base Unit, Atlas Software or Atlas Syringe Pump. Graphs can be created in seconds using the Wizard style software, which incorporates an easy-to-use, “drag and drop” interface.

01/14/2010 - Tesla Bio Workbench Enables Scientists to Achieve New Breakthroughs

NVIDIA today announced the Tesla Bio Workbench, which enables scientists to push the boundaries of biological research by turning a standard PC into a "computational laboratory" capable of running complex bioscience codes in fields such as drug discovery and DNA sequencing more than 10-20 times faster through the use NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs.

01/13/2010 - Creative Use of Chemistry Software Could Win Prizes for Educators

Chemistry and related departments can win up to $5000 in ACD/Labs chemistry software for their school or research project.

01/13/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Comprehensive Solutions for Biobanks at the Biobanking 2010

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, will highlight its comprehensive portfolio of offerings for biobanks and biorepositories during the Biobanking 2010 conference. The company will exhibit across two booths in the sponsored booth area within the Earls Court Conference Centre in London, UK, February 4 - 5, 2010.

01/13/2010 - Rescentris Announces SaaS (Software as a Service) Offering of CERF Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN)

Rescentris announced its leading ELN product is available as Software as a Service (SaaS). Cloud-based eCERF™ delivers the full-featured functionality of awardwinning CERF, combining compliant electronic recordkeeping with data and document management to improve laboratory efficiency and access to scientific information.

01/13/2010 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) - Orlando, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh PACS Short Courses and Activated Carbon Conference

PACS short courses Orlando FL in February and March, Los Angeles CA in April, and Pittsburgh PA in May. Continuing education is important to your career and firm's success. PACS provides public and on-site courses, consulting, R&D, routine and advanced laboratory testing services and the International Activated Carbon Conference in Los Angeles CA on April 27-28 and the Activated Carbon School on April 24 thru May 1.

01/13/2010 - New Symyx Isentris Products Deliver Greater Decision Support Value

Symyx Technologies, Inc. has announced two new product offerings, Isentris Forms and Isentris Data Miner. Symyx Isentris was initially introduced to provide customers of its market-leading ISIS cheminformatics software a migration path to improved R&D decision support flexibility and productivity

01/13/2010 - CLC bio releases version 2.0 of award-winning enterprise platform

Recently, CLC bio released their enterprise platform for Next Generation Sequencing data analysis, CLC Genomics Server, in version 2.0. It has been expanded with a wide range of new and improved features assisting organizations of any size in building and managing a modern, flexible, and efficient enterprise platform for analyzing and handling high-throughput sequencing data.
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/25/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webcast: Go Paperless in 3 Days - January 26th and 28th

This complimentary webcast from Labtronics introduces a revolutionary new process that takes your laboratory from paper to paperless in just 3 days. It's fast, it's easy and it's guaranteed.
 Upcoming Events

02/16/2010 - Informex 2010

02/15/2010 - Stem Cells 2010

02/10/2010 - 5th Annual Drug Delivery Systems Conference

02/04/2010 - Biobanking Conference 2010

02/03/2010 - Cambridge Health's 17 Annual International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

02/01/2010 - Biomarkers Summit

01/27/2010 - ELN: Laboratory Informatics for the 21st Century

01/26/2010 - 9th Annual Cool Chain Europe 2010

01/25/2010 - Anti-Infectives Summit

01/25/2010 - International Conference Discovery Partnerships

01/25/2010 - Biomarker Assay Development

01/23/2010 - LabAutomation 2010

 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.
 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.

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.
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