January 12, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 2


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

12/28/2010 - Request for Information - Laboratory Information Management System

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) - Request for Information for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) - for the Ambient Air Quality Laboratory.

12/27/2010 - Request for Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System Consultant

ADDENDUM POSTED 1/3/11. The Oregon Department of Agriculture (Agency) seeks a Contractor to provide consulting to Agency staff as it plans the selection of a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that will be used in the Agency’s laboratories. This system will be used to manage the processing of laboratory sample analysis, tracking supplies, chemical/reagent inventory and document control and invoicing for laboratory services.

12/27/2010 - Request for Proposals - Electronic Lab Information Management System

University of Kansas - Watkins Memorial Health Center - Student Health Services
 Recent News

01/11/2011 - Life Technologies Makes DNA Sequencing More Accessible to Laboratories of All Sizes Around the World

Life Technologies Corporation today announced a series of new product innovations across the company’s DNA sequencing portfolio. To date, most sequencing technologies have primarily addressed the needs of researchers in the highest throughput laboratories, limiting widespread accessibility of these powerful next-generation sequencing technologies.

01/10/2011 - Waters New Biopharmaceutical System Solution Uniquely Unites UPLC/MS Analyses and Workflows Driven by Industry First Scientific Information System

Heart of New System is UNIFI Scientific Information System enabling seamless LC and MS Data Processing in a Single Software Platform for Unparalleled Productivity

01/10/2011 - PharPoint Research Joins Medidata Solutions’ CRO Partner Program

Medidata Solutions, a leading global provider of SaaS-based clinical development solutions, today announced that PharPoint Research, Inc., a North Carolina-based drug development service company, has joined Medidata’s ASPire to Win® channel partner program, bringing the program’s partner count to 30 organizations. With this partnership, PharPoint will be able to offer the Medidata Rave® electronic data capture (EDC) and clinical data management (CDM) solution to its clinical research customers.

01/07/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis iLAB integrates all Databases

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation, is pleased to announce the release of the Nexxis iLAB Database Viewer, a new tool that integrates and simplifies the reporting of data for all lab databases from one central location.

01/07/2011 - Rabbit EHR 5.0 Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification

Rabbit Healthcare Systems announced today that Rabbit EHR 5.0 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on December 23, 2010 by The Drummond Group, an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

01/06/2011 - Lonza Selects IDBS to Optimize Bioprocess Execution & Knowledge Management

Lonza has chosen IDBS, a leading global provider of data management and analytics solutions to R&D and healthcare organizations, to provide an electronic data management and execution solution for mammalian cell culture process development.
 Upcoming Webcasts

01/26/2011 - ATL Webcast: Introducing ATL TITAN™

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host a webcast on January 26, 2011 to introduce ATL TITAN™ - the next generation in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and chemical inventory management. This event is ideal for laboratory or QA/QC managers in the environmental, water/wastewater, food & beverage, energy, manufacturing (product/material testing), agriculture, life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and public health sectors.

01/18/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Interface Your Laboratory to SAP

This complimentary webcast will describe how 3 of Labtronics' customers have replaced their LIMS with SAP QM. We will discuss specifics of how they solved limitations in SAP and how they implemented very different workflows. This webcast will be of interest to anyone who is thinking of using SAP to manage the lab. Join Labtronics on January 18th or 20th to discover how to interface your lab to SAP.

01/18/2011 - A Guide to HACCP Validation and Verification for Food Manufacturers and Restaurants - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

In this HACCP webinar learn the required elements of conducting and documenting CCPs and process parameters and the five sources of HACCP validation as per FSIS guidelines.

01/14/2011 - How to investigate environmental monitoring excursion limits - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This environmental monitoring training will review the best practices for setting environmental monitoring alert and action levels for viable and non-viable data including product bioburden. In addition this webinar will address the responses/actions that should be taken when an excursion in the alert or action level occurs.

01/12/2011 - AACC Announces Webinar on Sepsis and the Clinical Lab

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Sepsis and the Clinical Lab: Taking a Team Approach for Improved Outcomes, to be held January 12, 2011, at 2:00pm Eastern. The webinar will last 90 minutes.
 Upcoming Events

02/23/2011 - 18th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

02/07/2011 - SCOPE: Summit for Clinical Ops Executives

01/29/2011 - LabAutomation2011

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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