July 13, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 26


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

07/21/2011 - CSols Webinar: Apples to Apples - Selecting the Right Informatics Solution

Ensure that you are comparing apples to apples when making your Lab Informatics selection. Join our group of experts as we discuss how to level the playing field during your selection process and avoid the cost, wasted effort and disappointment of selecting the wrong product.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

07/08/2011 - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for Selected Tanzania Public Health Laboratories

The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Global AIDS Program (GAP) is supporting the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). This request for proposals (RFP) is one component under the overarching PEPFAR goal to strengthen health system capacity and services for HIV/AIDS. This RFP solicits offers from qualified information technology software providers to implement a laboratory information management system (LIMS) at seven laboratory sites of the Tanzania Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW).

05/30/2011 - Forensic Laboratory Information Management System

Forensic Science South Australia (FSSA) is seeking Requests for Proposals for the provision, implementation and ongoing support of a Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) Forensic Laboratory Information Management System as detailed in the Request for Proposal documents.
 Recent News

07/12/2011 - Molecular Devices Enables Intuitive Functionality at Your Fingertips on the Apple iPad with the Latest SoftMax Pro Software

Molecular Devices Inc., a leader in bioanalytical systems for drug discovery & development, life science research, and bioassay/test development, today announced that it has expanded the functionality of the SoftMax® Pro Software and prominence of the SpectraMax® microplate readers, enabling monitor and control ability via an Apple iPad wireless device.

07/12/2011 - Cambridge Healthtech Institute To Host Third Annual "Next Generation DX Summit" In Washington, DC

Cambridge Healthtech Institute will host its third annual Next Generation Dx Summit from August 23-25, 2011 in Washington, DC. Building on last year's success, the Summit is designed to bring together all of the major players in the evolving areas of diagnostics. The seven meetings comprising the Summit will showcase improvements in technology research and development with an emphasis towards application to the clinical laboratory and commercialization

07/09/2011 - Contur Software delivers cloud based ELN solution to chemistry research company Key Organics

Contur Software AB, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accelrys, Inc., today announced that compound supplier Key Organics Ltd. has chosen the cloud solution iLabber as their Electronic Laboratory Notebook system. iLabber will be used within early drug discovery research to improve research documentation and knowledge sharing and reinforce IP protection in contract research.

07/08/2011 - Top Pharma Manufacturer Selects STARLIMS

Multi-site implementation for manufacturing and QC

07/07/2011 - Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognized as Winner of the 2011 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards

• Thermo Fisher Scientific Recognized as Winner of the 2011 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards for Fourth Year in a Row. • Thermo Scientific LIMS transforms information management solution at Nova Biologicals. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company has been recognized by Microsoft, demonstrating Thermo Fisher’s leading position as a provider of innovative enterprise informatics solutions to the life sciences industry.

07/07/2011 - University of Pretoria Selects Ross Group Inc’s UVIS Hospital and Laboratory Software Solutions

Ross Group Inc (RGI) announced final contract award of the Universal Veterinary Information System (UVIS) with the University of Pretoria located in South Africa.

07/07/2011 - CLC bio offers free 6-months licenses for CLC Genomics Workbench to owners of Ion Torrent, 454 GS Junior, and MiSeq

Today, CLC bio announced the offer of one 6-months license of CLC bio's premier desktop software package, CLC Genomics Workbench, to researchers and organizations who have purchased one of these sequencing instruments: Ion Torrent PGM from Life Technologies, 454 GS Junior from Roche, or Illumina's upcoming MiSeq. The licenses will be for a fully functional version and support as well as all software upgrades during the half year period are included.

07/01/2011 - LABVANTAGE Solutions Relocates Corporate Headquarter Office

LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of products and solutions for Laboratory Informatics, including Laboratory Information Management Solutions (LIMS), quality electronic laboratory notebook (ELN) and business intelligence, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters to Somerset, New Jersey, the United States.

06/28/2011 - New Product Release New Software Tools to Assist with Quality Management Issues

Zumatrix, Inc. announces the availability of the first modules in a new Quality Management Suite, developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. These are Competency Tracker, Document Manager and Feedback which may be purchased separately or as part of the Suite. They may also be used along with Matrix Gemini LIMS. They are built using the Microsoft© .NET architecture.
 Upcoming Events

08/23/2011 - The Bioprocessing Summit - Practical Solutions for Today's Laboratory Challenges

CHI’s annual "The Bioprocessing Summit" is specially ‘formulated’ to focus on the most pressing challenges of bioproduction. From cell line selection and transfection, to biopreservation, scale-up and bioreactor design, this event explores the bioprocesses that continually consume time and resources.

07/26/2011 - American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science - Annual Meeting

The 2011 ASCLS Annual Meeting is designed for you and your professional needs. The meeting offers educational topics that promote advanced learning in the science and practice of clinical laboratory science as well as opportunities to network, build social connections, and participate in governance/professional activities. The meeting is held in conjunction with the Clinical Lab Expo, the largest exhibit of clinical laboratory products in the world.

07/24/2011 - American Association for Clinical Chemistry - 2011 Annual Meeting

Join thousands of your peers in Atlanta, Georgia – July 24-28 – for the 2011 AACC Annual Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo at the Georgia World Congress Center. You'll be able to design an education program that suits your individual professional needs.

07/20/2011 - BioProcessing, Biologics & Biotherapeutics Congress

Inaugural BioProcessing, Biologics & Biotherapeutics Congress and exhibition. This large multi-track conference will uniquely cover all aspects of bioprocessing from development to manufacture. It will also feature presentations and case studies on Biotherapeutics at various stages in their release to market.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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