December 07, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 45


In This Issue

 Demonstrations & Presentations

LIMS / LIS / Case Management for Medical Examiners

The ideal LIMS for Medical Examiners - The following demonstration provides details on 11 scenarios of use of LIMS in Forensic Medical Examiner offices.

LIMS for the Water, Wastewater Laboratory

The Ideal LIMS Solution for the Water, Wastewater Lab is a function of the right company, the right technology and the right features and functions for your needs. All supported by first class training, implementation and maintenance and support services. LABLynx is the Ideal Solution for your lab or enterprise, no matter how large or small, or how you choose to manage your own unique workflows, individual processes and data.
 Recent News

12/06/2011 - Symyx Notebook by Accelrys Transforms the Role of the Electronic Notebook for Enterprise Lab Management

Accelrys, Inc., a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, has announced new, out-of-the-box workflow orchestration and analysis capabilities that improve project, study, experiment and sample management for scientists.

12/05/2011 - BioData Launches Labguru, a Collaborative Research Management Web Application for Academic Labs

BioData Ltd., a scientific software company funded by Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Publishers, today launched Labguru, a research management tool designed for academic labs. Labguru's customizable and affordable web application helps researchers plan experiments, track progress, share results and comments, manage inventories, and organize related documents, protocols and data.

12/05/2011 - LABOTIX® Automation to Upgrade Laboratory Automation at Maccabi Healthcare Services

LABOTIX® Automation, Inc., the leader in open automation solutions for clinical laboratories, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract by Maccabi Healthcare Services in Tel-Aviv, Israel to upgrade the clinical laboratory automation system at the MegaLab in Rehovot. LABOTIX installed the original automation solution for Maccabi over ten years ago.

12/02/2011 - CLSI Publishes New Guideline on Establishing Molecular Testing in Clinical Laboratory Environments

The Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI) recently published Establishing Molecular Testing in Clinical Laboratory Environments; Approved Guideline (MM19-A). This document provides comprehensive guidance for planning and implementation of molecular diagnostic testing, including strategic planning, regulatory requirements, implementation, quality management, and special considerations for the subspecialties of molecular genetics, infectious diseases, oncology, and pharmacogenetics.

12/01/2011 - Accelrys Announces Chr. Hansen Deployment of iLabber ELN to 300 Users

Accelrys, a leading scientific enterprise R&D software and services company, is pleased to announce that Chr. Hansen has selected the on-premise iLabber electronic lab notebook (ELN) from Accelrys' wholly-owned subsidiary Contur for global knowledge management across the enterprise.

11/30/2011 - ZixEnable Is Selected by ICON Central Laboratories to Encrypt Laboratory Results

Zix Corporation, the leader in email encryption services, was selected by ICON Central Laboratories to provide lab reports through an encrypted email solution for select sites participating in clinical trials.

11/30/2011 - LABVANTAGE Partners with Major Food Manufacturers to Sustain Food Safety

LABVANTAGE established key presence within the global food and beverage sector by building business relationships with renowned organizations. Leading manufacturers like Britvic PLC, which manages over twenty thousand samples daily, recognize LABVANTAGE as the top choice in LIMS for their food quality and safety operations, supporting key operations such as microbiology, chemistry, and sensory (stability) testing. In the business of food safety, they agree on one critical goal: bacterial outbreak prevention.

11/29/2011 - Michael Rogers Keynote Address at STARLIMS Forum2012: “Your Business in a Virtual Age”

Do you wonder what the virtual age will mean for your organization? Here is your opportunity to hear the opinion of a true technology pioneer. Michael Rogers is a physicist, novelist and futurist, who writes the “Practical Futurist” column for MSNBC and was recently futurist-in-residence at The New York Times.
 Upcoming Events

03/06/2012 - STARLIMS Announces Forum2012 User Meeting

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.

01/10/2012 - High-Content Analysis & Live Cell Imaging

The most COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE of HCA applications and technologies. Co-located with Live Cell Imaging

01/09/2012 - PepTalk 2012

PepTalk 2012 continues the tradition of strong scientific programming centered around protein-based therapeutics. The four distinct protein pipelines focused on formulation, purification, biotherapeutics and expression range from applying protein discovery research, to developing downstream protein products that ultimately lead to clinical applications
 Upcoming Webcasts

12/16/2011 - FDA Clinical Trial Auditing and the due diligence Companies should conduct as part of their monitoring program

This Clinical Trial Auditing webinar will help you in preparing your site for a GCP audit. Attendees will learn how to identify and remedy gaps in their monitoring system and prepare for regulatory inspections.

12/15/2011 - Understanding the new FDA Guidance for Immunogenicity Testing - Webinar By ComplianceOnline

This webinar on the draft FDA Guidance for Immunogenicity Testing will cover recommended approach to design elements of assay development and validation parameters.

12/09/2011 - ISO 14644-1 - Risks and critical testing elements

This ISO 14644-1 training will cover the exact procedure for carrying out particle count testing in pharmaceutical clean rooms. It will focus on statistical analysis of results and reporting and data interpretation.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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