November 10, 2010      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 8, Issue 42


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

11/08/2010 - Laboratory Information Management System RFI

Food & Drug Administration, Department of Health & Human Services - The FDA is requesting information from industry for a potential procurement for a LIMS COTS solution.

11/08/2010 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Data Management System

City of St. Joseph, Missouri - Water Protection Laboratory. Proposals being solicited for Laboratory Data Management System for Water Protection Laboratory to streamline the flow of information in the lab and ease of reporting.

10/20/2010 - Invitation to Negotiate for a Laboratory Information Management System

Florida Department of Agriculture - Division of Animal Industry: purchase, installation, maintenance and customization (if applicable) of a Division-wide Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) application and database for use by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (Department), Division of Animal Industry’s laboratories.
 Upcoming Webcasts

11/30/2010 - "Know Your Customer" - The DEA Due Diligence - Webinar By GlobalCompliancePanel

This training will cover several recommendations to improve Due Diligence when distributing Schedules II through V controlled substances and regulated chemicals to your customers and what steps can be taken to prevent the illicit use or diversion of any product sold to a customer. As a firm handling these products, you will get a better understanding of what is required from a DEA registered Manufacturer or Distributor when a customer’s order becomes an order of interest or identified as a suspicious order.

11/18/2010 - Performing Investigations for Environmental Excursions - Webinar By Complianceonline

This Webinar will discuss the modalities of proper investigations for environmental excursions and how to find the root cause and take appropriate preventive actions.

11/18/2010 - ATL Webcast: LIMS in the Energy Industry

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host an informational webcast on Thursday, November 18, 2010 on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This webcast is entitled LIMS in the Energy Industry. This event is ideal for analytical chemistry laboratory managers, QA/QC or operations managers and those working for organizations in the oil, gas, coal, electric and nuclear power generation field.

11/17/2010 - AACC Announces Webinar on Biological Variation: Adding Value to Laboratory Results

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar Biological Variation: Adding Value to Laboratory Results to be held on November 17, 2010, at 2:00 pm Eastern. The webinar will last 60 minutes.

11/16/2010 - Laboratory Investigation Out-of-Specification Results - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

In this Laboratory Investigation training learn what constitutes an OOS observation, what are the guidance’s process & Steps to be taken in the laboratory in the event of an OOS observation.

11/16/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Webcast: Integrated Reporting for the Whole Lab

Imagine the benefit of using a single web based tool to report information from any software system in the lab. Information from LIMS, an ELN and even a training records program can be analyzed, compared and combined into a single report.
 Recent News

11/08/2010 - EXTENSION, INC. to Launch Apple iPhone Application for Use in Clinical Workflows

EXTENSION, INC. announced today that in addition to its Cisco IP device integration, it will make available for general release to the healthcare community the EXTENSION for Apple iPhone application. EXTENSION's existing offerings use Cisco IP devices and smartphones as end points to deliver critical alerts and notifications.

11/08/2010 - University of British Columbia’s Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics (CMMT) Next Gen Sequencing Lab Selects Exemplar LIMS for Highly Automated Sample and Workflow Processing

Sapio Sciences is pleased to announce that University of British Columbia, headed by the esteemed Dr. Michael R. Hayden, has selected Exemplar LIMS as its Laboratory Information Management Solution (LIMS). CMMT will utilize Exemplar LIMS throughout it laboratory for sample management, integration with robotic platforms and other instruments.

11/08/2010 - BaseCase Interactive: The World’s First Web-Based Healthcare Industry Business Intelligence Dashboard Platform - Launches Today

BaseCase launches the world’s first web-powered Business Intelligence platform - ‘BaseCase Interactive’ - at the ISPOR Conference in Prague targeting the pharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics sectors.

11/08/2010 - Waters New SDMS Form Designer 2.1 Closes Data Management Gaps Between Laboratory Instruments and Software Systems

Waters Corporation today introduced Waters(R) NuGenesis(R) Scientific Data Management System (SDMS) Form Designer 2.1, a module for SDMS Vision Publisher(TM), that converts SOPs (standard operating procedures) from several analytical technologies into one electronic form to support prescribed analytical workflows.

11/05/2010 - Cms Adds Online Oil Analysis Laboratory Services

Condition Monitoring Services Inc. has added a complete oil analysis laboratory to its repertoire of predictive maintenance solutions. CMS LabLogik’s online laboratory takes equipment monitoring to its highest level of efficiency and effectiveness with its unique capability of interpreting oil tests in order to predict the maintenance that your equipment will need.

11/04/2010 - FDA to Collaborate with ACD/Labs to Develop Predictive QSAR Models

Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., (ACD/Labs) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and ACD/Labs will work together in a five-year research collaboration to develop quantitative structure-activity relationship (QSAR) toxicity models for FDA regulatory and research applications

11/03/2010 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Lab Analytics for the Whole Lab

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis Lab Analytics, the industry's first Lab Analytics module for the whole lab. Instead of reporting data for one application or for one instrument, Nexxis Lab Analytics reports data for every system in your lab at the same time.
 Upcoming Events

11/15/2010 - 7th Forum on Laboratory Informatics

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

11/15/2010 - Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition

11/15/2010 - Co-Located Events - RNAi Asia & Screening Asia

11/14/2010 - FIP Pharmaceutical Sciences 2010 World Congress in Association with the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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