October 12, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 38


In This Issue

 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/12/2011 - Request for Information - Laboratory Information Management System

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to implement a web-based Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to streamline its data collection, test analysis, and report distribution process for state and federally funded highway construction projects.
 Upcoming Webcasts


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Regulatory and Reimbursement Update 2012, to be held on November 15, 2011. The webinar will commence at 2:00pm Eastern and run for 90 minutes.


The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a webinar, Justifying POCT in the ED: A Group A Strep Testing Case Study, to be held on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 at 2:00pm Eastern. The webinar will last 60 minutes.
 Recent News

10/11/2011 - IDBS to Host London Translational & Biomarker Research Symposium 2011

IDBS, a global provider of innovative data management, analytics and modeling solutions, today announced it will host its 3rd annual Translational & Biomarker Research Symposium (TRS) on Wednesday October 19, 2011 in London.

10/10/2011 - Accelrys Unveils Industry-First, Enterprise-Wide Cheminformatics Suite

Accelrys, Inc., a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, today announced the new Accelrys Cheminformatics Suite, providing R&D organizations with the most robust, end-to-end solution available to register, search, mine and analyze information on chemical structures and reactions, chemically modified sequences and associated data such as inventory, assay and analytical results

10/07/2011 - Waters Empowers Advantar Laboratories for Sustained Growth

Waters Corporation announced today that its customer Advantar Laboratories, Inc. (San Diego, CA) has successfully completed its rollout of Waters® Empower™ 3 Chromatography Software. The 21CFR Part 11 compliant-ready software will play a key role at Advantar and with its new Method Remediation Services group to meet increased demand by pharmaceutical and contract manufacturing customers for converting legacy HPLC methods to Ultra Performance LC® (UPLC®) methods, which offer greater speed, resolution and sensitivity

10/06/2011 - Certara to Distribute Leading Software for Predicting Off-Target Effects of Small Molecules

Certara, a leading provider of software and services to improve productivity and decision-making from drug discovery through clinical development, announced that it will be the exclusive provider of Chemotargets software for predicting the off-target pharmacology of small molecules

10/06/2011 - MUSA and Molecular Devices Announce Partnership - Complementing SoftMax(R) Pro Functionality with LabSpeed LS

MUSA Technology Partners and Molecular Devices today announced that the two companies have partnered to integrate LabSpeed for Life Sciences [LabSpeed LS] into the suite of analytical instruments and software from Molecular Devices. This partnership will make LabSpeed LS, a modular analytical software package for data management, integration and consolidation of laboratory instrumentation outputs, available to the companies’ mutual clients.

10/04/2011 - PQ Corporation Implemented Matrix LIMS

Falmouth, MA. September 30, 2011 – Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from PQ Corporation on the use of Matrix LIMS in the Analytical Services Group at the company R&D Center. Matrix LIMS is developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented by Zumatrix in North America.
 Upcoming Events

11/07/2011 - BioBanking Congress 2011

Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Third International Leaders in Biobanking Congress addresses both the business and science angles of biobanking, bringing together biomedical and biopharmaceutical researchers, regulators, biorepository managers, and practitioners to investigate the best tactics for effective use of biospecimens within today’s cutting edge research

11/02/2011 - Discovery on Target 2011

Discovery on Target 2011 known as the leading event showcasing novel "hot" targets for the pharmaceutical industry will be held November 2-4 in Boston, Massachusetts at the historic Park Plaza Hotel & Towers. This is a must attend event to keep up with current and upcoming developments in target discovery and to collaborate and connect with experienced scientists and high level decision makers.

11/02/2011 - Stem Cells in Drug Discovery and Development Conference

Cambridge Healthtech Institute’s Second Annual Stem Cells in Drug Discovery and Development will explore how pharma are incorporating stem cells into their drug discovery/development efforts and the value of stem cell models in compound screening, toxicity assessment, disease modeling, and new target discovery.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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