October 26, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 40


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

11/16/2011 - CSols, Inc. Webinar - Tips N Tricks for SampleManager Users

Learn tips and tricks to get the most out of your existing SM investment. Join our group of experts as we discuss how old and new features can be utilized to greater effect. Understand whether you Must or whether you Should upgrade to SM v10.


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.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

10/19/2011 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

Tarrant County is requesting proposals for a Laboratory Information Management System for the Medical Examiner's Office.

10/19/2011 - Request For Proposals - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)

The Austin Water Utility, a department of the City of Austin, Texas, intends to enter into an Agreement with a qualified Vendor to purchase an integrated Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).

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.
 LIMS Blog Postings

LIMS are like fish

Given enough time and experience in implementing LIMS you start to recognize patterns. I admit that I am a bit slow on the uptake but at least I have almost 2 decades under my belt implementing a number of LIMS and have tried to learn from that experience and practice that education in the real world.

LIMS are like sausages!

I was talking to an associate the other day and a strange conversation developed around sausages. Personally, I am rather fond of sausages but that is not the point of this blog. This blog is how LIMS are like sausages.
 Recent News

10/25/2011 - STARLIMS Announces Forum2012 User Meeting

Education - Collaboration - Innovation.Based on input from many STARLIMS users, Forum2012 aims to address the interesets of labs in multiple industries and disciplines. Forum2012 is an opportunity to share know-how and to strengthen collaboration between the global STARLIMS community. The dates are March 6-9 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Register today and enjoy discounted registration rates.

10/25/2011 - Matrix LIMS at City of Henderson, NV

Falmouth, MA. October 25th, 2011 – Zumatrix, Inc. announces that they have published a case study from the City of Henderson. The City of Henderson (population 277,500) is located adjacent to Las Vegas and along with North Las Vegas, Las Vegas and Clarke County, discharges treated wastewater into Lake Mead, via the “Las Vegas Wash”. Matrix LIMS is developed by Autoscribe, Ltd. and implemented by Zumatrix in North America.

10/24/2011 - Leica Microsystems Introduces Complete Case Management Solution for Digital Pathology at Pathology Visions

Leica Microsystems announce the launch of its clinical workflow solution for Digital Pathology at Pathology Visions 2011. Digital Image Hub Enterprise* with its powerful image manage­ment, integration and communication capabilities, in conjunction with a new high performance, intuitive client viewer, SlidePath Gateway*, combine to make this the ideal solution for clinical centers moving towards true Digital Pathology implementation.

10/20/2011 - Amgen Chooses Freeslate as Strategic Partner for Protein Drug Product R&D

Freeslate, Inc., the leading provider of high throughput research solutions, announced today that Amgen, Inc. has entered into a collaborative relationship with the company to leverage Freeslate solutions in addressing aggregation and particulation in protein drug products. he multi-year project will utilize a range of Freeslate products and services, including technology development, high throughput microscale workflows, and Freeslate’s Lab Execution and Analysis (LEA) software.

10/20/2011 - New version of ADME LIMS to be unveiled at AAPS meeting

LabLogic Systems will launch Version 6 of its Debra LIMS for drug metabolism studies at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2011 Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington DC from 23 to 27 October.

10/19/2011 - Accelerated Technology Laboratories and Hach Company to Host Breakfast Seminar at 2011 AWWA WQTC Conference in Phoenix, AZ

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. and our partners at the Hach Company will once again be attending the AWWA WQTC Conference and Exposition. In conjunction with our participation at the AWWA WQTC conference, ATL and the Hach Company will be co-hosting a breakfast seminar. We would like to extend an invitation for you to join us and have the opportunity to learn about the benefits of laboratory automation, LIMS and Water Information Management System (WIMS).
 Upcoming Events

11/07/2011 - BioBanking Congress 2011

11/02/2011 - Discovery on Target 2011

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

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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