October 06, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 37


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

How much is that doggie (LIMS) in the window?

If you have ever had to purchase a LIMS, you know what a chore it can be.  First there are over 100 LIMS vendors and products to choose from; you have to sort through all those vendors and products and try to find a small, manageable group that can meet your functional and business needs and if that is not hard enough, the fun really begins when you ask…  “How much is that LIMS in the window?”

 Upcoming Webcasts

10/20/2010 - CSols Webinar: Accelerating Lot Release through Execution Excellence

Join our group of experts as they discuss the benefits of each technology and decide what’s the right path for your organization to take to Accelerate Lot Release, satisfy upper management’s demands, and move towards operational excellence.

10/19/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webinar: Lab Analytics - Informed Asset Management

This webcast will introduce the benefits of real time lab analytics, and show how this information can help to manage the lab.

10/12/2010 - Statistical Concepts of Process Validation - Webinar by GlobalCompliancePanel

The FDA QSR requires device manufacturers to validate processes when the manufacturer cannot "fully verify the output".

10/12/2010 - Introduction to Risk Management - Webinar by GlobalCompliancePanel

This three hour overview of financial risk management will provide the fundamentals to risk management that all managers need to comprehend.
 Recent News

10/05/2010 - Complete Genomics Expands CGA Tools Software Suite to Accelerate Biological Discovery From Complete Human Genome Sequencing Data

Complete Genomics Inc., a life sciences company focused on human genome sequencing, today announced that it has expanded its suite of Complete Genomics Analysis Tools (CGA™ Tools) to enable customers to more quickly and easily interpret the genomic data it delivers to them. CGA Tools is open source software which includes both multi-genome comparison and format conversion tools.

10/05/2010 - Professional Analytical and Consulting Services (PACS) Courses October in Pittsburgh, November in Atlanta, December in Orlando

Most PACS courses can be provided at your time and place, in addition to the monthly public schedule in major cities.

10/04/2010 - Agilent Technologies and Strand Team Up to Advance Integrated Biology Software Systems

Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Strand Scientific Intelligence Inc. today announced an agreement to expand the scope of the Agilent GeneSpring bioinformatics system across multiple life-science disciplines; drive future innovation; and deliver new channels for accessing the software and customer support

09/30/2010 - Accelrys Advances Powerful Decision Support Software

Accelrys, Inc., the leading scientific informatics software and services company, today announced the release of version 3.3 of the Isentris(R) data access, analysis, and decision support system (previously Symyx Isentris). Isentris 3.3 drives faster, better informed scientific decisions by enabling scientists to display, manipulate, and compare spectral, chromatographic, and XY graphical data.

09/30/2010 - Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems Announces the Release of FFlex eLInk(TM) IMR

Fletcher-Flora Health Care Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of FFlex eLink™ IMR, a cost-effective instrument data management and reporting system for small group physician office labs. FFlex eLink™ IMR brings laboratory information system functionality to these labs at a fraction of the cost of traditional LIS systems.

09/29/2010 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Publishes New Poster Illustrating the Benefits of Integrating Comprehensive Solutions for Biobanks

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced it is offering a new technical poster demonstrating its comprehensive portfolio of offerings for biobanks and biorepositories

09/29/2010 - Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Selects TrackWise® for Comprehensive Enterprise Quality and Document Management

Sparta Systems, Inc., the maker of TrackWise quality management software and the market leader in enterprise quality and compliance management solutions, today announced that Qualitest Pharmaceuticals, a top-six provider of high-quality generic pharmaceuticals, has selected TrackWise(R) software to streamline multiple quality and compliance processes.

09/29/2010 - ATL Webcast: Introducing ATL TITAN™

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a webcast on September 29, 2010 to introduce ATL TITAN™ - the next generation in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and chemical inventory management.
 Upcoming Events

11/15/2010 - AACC Announces Conference on Practical Applications of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

10/28/2010 - Second Annual South African Forensics DNA Conference October 28-29

10/20/2010 - BioConference Live Returns Wednesday October 20th and Thursday October 21st with Renowned Presenters

10/19/2010 - Immunogenicity Summit 2010

10/19/2010 - Global Discovery Outsourcing and Collaborations Forum

10/14/2010 - AACC Announces 12th Annual Laboratory Automation Conference

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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