August 25, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 32


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

08/09/2010 - Request for Proposal - Veterinary Laboratory Information Management System

Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
 Upcoming Webcasts

09/22/2010 - Disappointed with your LIMS? Learn the key steps to improve your lab performance for 2011

CSols Webinar: Disappointed with your LIMS? Want to improve its performance and not sure which direction to take? This webinar will teach you the key steps to evaluate and select the best solution for your lab.

08/26/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webinar: ELN Supercharges Chromatography Workflow

Discover the benefits of using an ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook) to manage the complete chromatography workflow from sample prep to final approved results. Join Labtronics on August 24th or August 26th to discover how an ELN can supercharge your chromatography workflow.

08/25/2010 - Webinar Rescheduled: Smart Instrument Interfacing

CSols invites you to participate in this complimentary webinar to explore LIMS Instrument Interfacing. Participation is limited, and space must be reserved ahead of time.
 Recent News

08/24/2010 - Accelrys Releases Symyx Notebook 6.5 Supporting Process Chemistry

Accelrys, Inc., the leading scientific informatics software and services company, today announced the release of Symyx Notebook 6.5 by Accelrys. This latest release of the multi-disciplinary Symyx electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) delivers improvements supporting chemical process development, production scale-up, and administrative compliance in pharmaceutical, fine chemicals, agrochemical, and consumer products markets.

08/23/2010 - Pilgrim Software Named Microsoft® Gold Certified Partner

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Quality Management (ERCQM) software solutions, today announced it has elevated its Microsoft Partner status to Gold Certified Partner as an independent software vendor (ISV) in the Microsoft Corporation Partner Program. In earning this distinction, Pilgrim has demonstrated continued commitment to industry standards in solutions and technology.

08/23/2010 - CambridgeSoft and Execute Commercial Collaboration Agreement

At the CambridgeSoft User Meeting and Conference, CambridgeSoft, a leading provider of software and services for discovery, analysis, and collaboration to the life sciences, and, the company behind the professional open source workflow tool KNIME will announce the execution of a wide-ranging collaboration agreement. Under the agreement, CambridgeSoft will sell, support, and service the KNIME platform in enterprise R&D environments, and both companies will work to tighten the integration of and CambridgeSoft products.

08/23/2010 - Roche Acquires BioImagene, a Leading Provider of Digital Pathology Laboratory Solutions

Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that it has signed an agreement under which Ventana Medical Systems Inc., a member of the Roche Group, will acquire 100 percent of BioImagene, Inc., a privately held company based in Sunnyvale, California.

08/22/2010 - USE LIMS released!

Web-based Laboratory information management system released. USE LIMS sets a new standard for life science software.

08/20/2010 - Accelrys to Showcase Informatics, Modeling and Simulation Solutions and Symyx Notebook by Accelrys at the ACS Fall Conference

Accelrys, Inc., the leading scientific informatics software and services company, will participate in the ACS Fall 2010 Conference being held at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center from August 22-25, 2010. Accelrys and Symyx Technologies, Inc. have merged and will be exhibiting for the first time as a combined company in booth #942.

08/19/2010 - RNAi Asia 2010 / Screening Asia 2010 - Conference agenda now available

Select Biosciences is proud to announce their inaugural RNAi/Screening Asia Conference. This year's event will take place at the Matrix Building, Biopolis in Singapore. 15th-16th November 2010

08/19/2010 - SZYBKI Enables Entropy Calculations in Various Environments, as Well as Several Other New Features, in the 1.5.0 Release of the Molecular Structure Optimization and Virtual Screening Application from OpenEye Scientific Software

OpenEye Scientific Software, Inc. (, the developer of innovative molecular modeling and cheminformatics solutions for drug discovery, announces the release of SZYBKI 1.5.0, the company’s molecular structure optimization application.

08/19/2010 - Agilent Technologies Upgrades ICP-MS Software, Expands ICP-MS Instrument Family

Agilent Technologies, Inc. today released a new easy-to-learn version of its popular ICP-MS MassHunter Workstation software for the 7700 Series inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer (ICP-MS). The company also expanded its ICP-MS instrument platform with the Agilent 7700e ICP-MS, designed to deliver high-performance, routine elemental analysis at an affordable price.
 Upcoming Events

09/20/2010 - BioProcess International(TM) Conference & Exhibition

09/19/2010 - IICS 2010: 22nd International Ion Chromatography Symposium

09/14/2010 - 2nd Successful eCTD Lifecycle Management

09/14/2010 - RNAi & miRNA Europe, Advances in qPCR, Epigenetics Europe and Genomics Automation Europe - co-located events

09/12/2010 - American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD) 38th Annual Workshop and Symposium

09/08/2010 - Pharmaceutical Distribution 2010

09/08/2010 - Mass Spec 2010

09/01/2010 - American Association for Clinical Chemistry - On-Line Education: Basic Principles and Architecture of Laboratory Information Systems Certificate Program

08/30/2010 - BioProcess International(TM) China

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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