September 14, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 34


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar Making Proficiency Testing Work for You to be held on Wednesday, October 12 at 2:00 pm. The webinar will last 90 minutes.
 Recent News

09/13/2011 - BioData Acquires LabLife, Empowering Life Scientists With Advanced Web-Based Research Management Service

BioData Ltd. announced today that it has acquired all the assets of LabLife Software Inc., furthering its strategy to become the leading research and lab management software and service provider

09/12/2011 - The Laboratory of Prince Edward Island implements Matrix LIMS

Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from PEI Laboratories on the use of Matrix LIMS, developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented in North America by Zumatrix

09/12/2011 - Health Network Labs Chooses Altosoft's Insight to Enable Automated Reporting From Multiple Pathology Systems

Altosoft, an innovator in the field of healthcare informatics and business intelligence, today announced that Health Network Laboratories (HNL), has chosen to implement Altosoft's Insight™ system at its anatomic and clinical pathology labs in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

09/12/2011 - Atrium Research Announces Fifth Edition of Landmark Report on Electronic Laboratory Notebooks

Atrium Research, the leading scientific informatics market research organization, announced today the release of the fifth edition of company’s landmark report, Electronic Laboratory Notebooks: A Foundation for Scientific Knowledge Management. First published in 2004, this new edition of the comprehensive ELN market analysis examines technology, requirements, best practices, legal issues, benefits, industry trends, and products.

09/12/2011 - BioClinica Announces Major New Release of Express EDC Solution

BioClinica®, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOC), a global provider of clinical trial management solutions, announced the latest release of BioClinica Express EDC. This modern, web-based platform is a comprehensive electronic data capture (EDC) solution that adds speed and quality to every part of the clinical trial process.

09/12/2011 - Life scientists gain new and enhanced visual data exploration and analysis capabilities with new releases of JMP Genomics and JMP Clinical software by SAS, the leader in business analytics. Both solutions, announced today, dyn

Life scientists gain new and enhanced visual data exploration and analysis capabilities with new releases of JMP Genomics and JMP Clinical software by SAS, the leader in business analytics. Both solutions, announced today, dynamically link SAS® Analytics and JMP graphics to provide a comprehensive picture of research results.

09/09/2011 - PerkinElmer to Acquire Caliper Life Sciences for Approximately $600 Million

PerkinElmer, Inc., a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., a Hopkinton, Massachusetts-based leader in imaging and detection solutions for life sciences research, diagnostics and environmental markets.

09/09/2011 - RURO Adds RFID Capabilities to LIMS247

RURO, Inc., a developer of research productivity and management technology today announced the addition of radio frequency identification (RFID) support to their enterprise-class LIMS 247® solution for managing laboratory information and processes.

09/08/2011 - South West Water purchase CSols Aqctools for monitoring analytical performance

CSols announced today that it had recently secured an order for the deployment of its AqcTools software at South West Water’s laboratory in Exeter. AqcTools is a new software application that provides laboratories with dedicated statistical analysis of analytical quality control samples, leading to improved monitoring of instrument and analytical performance and hence correct intervention to ensure the highest sample result quality at all times.
 Upcoming Events

09/29/2011 - Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress

The 3rd annual Lab-on-a-Chip World Congress is designed to review existing and new life science applications of microfluidic technologies. This year's event takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center.

09/27/2011 - Ion Channel Targets

The 7th annual Ion Channel Targets conference and exhibition takes place at the South San Francisco Conference Center. Agenda Topics: Advances in Ion Channel Technology; Ion Channels in Disease Biology; Sodium Channels; Potassium Channels; Novel Targets

09/26/2011 - Next-Generation Sequencing Data Management / Applying Next-Generation Sequencing

NGS platforms now generate terabytes of genomic data, calling into question: What is the best way to benefit from this data bonanza? CHI’s Next-Generation Sequencing Data Management combines unique perspectives from a variety of researchers, engineers, biostatisticians, and software developers involved with NGS data management. While the cost of sequencing declines, use in academic, clinical, biotech, and pharmaceutical labs expands, paving the way for the creation of innovative new markets for bioresearch. By delivering fast, diverse, precise, and large volumes of data, NGS extends our fundamental understanding of genomics, mutation, and gene function and regulation. CHI’s Applying Next-Generation Sequencing investigates the applications of next-generation sequencing platforms as they apply to your specific research projects.

09/20/2011 - I2SL Labs21 - 2011 Annual Conference

International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories - 2011 Annual Conference
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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