February 09, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 6


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

02/18/2011 - Particulates in Biological products. Why test them and what are the new reporting requirements

Understand FDA expectation for reporting for sub-visible particulate testing in biologics injectibles and various methods used for characterization of the sub-visible particles.

02/16/2011 - CSols, Inc. presents: I have a LIMS - Why do I need an ELN? Webinar

Get answers surrounding the hype of ELN and whether it is the panacea your lab is looking for.

02/15/2011 - Webinar - Labtronics Inc. Announces ELN Supercharges Chromatography Workflow

Discover the benefits of using an ELN (Electronic Laboratory Notebook) to manage the complete chromatography workflow from sample prep to final approved results. This complimentary webinar will demonstrate a working system that integrates LIMS, CDS and ELN into a cohesive system that improves the efficiency of the analyst and centralizes the data for the complete chromatography process.

02/08/2011 - Water and Environmental Testing Laboratories: Do you have the defensible data you need to meet the compliance requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act? Are you sure?

The Thermo Scientific Water and Environmental LIMS solution will support the way you manage compli­ance in the laboratory. Learn more by viewing our 5 part Water and Environmental (WET) Webinar series.

I Would Like to Become a Medical Expert... Any Strategies on Why I Should Be MD, MD/PhD or PhD?

Well.. .my idea is always that prior you decide to set yourself on one of these paths do a little clinical shadowing plus some lab research.
 LIMS Blog Postings

Consolidated LIMS Discussions

There are a number of good LIMS discussion groups on Linkedin. This is a consolidated list of all the latest discussions from the best of the best LIMS discussion groups.

Free 2011 LIMS Buyer's Guide with price lists of some of the most popular LIMS products

The Laboratory Informatics Institute is pleased to announce the coming release of the 2011 LIMS Buyer's Guide. This guide is unique in the LIMS industry by providing a side-by-side comparison of the most popular LIMS products on the market along with complete pricing information.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

01/20/2011 - Request for Proposal - Laboratory Information Management System

Washington State Department of Agriculture - Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) RFP
 Recent News

02/09/2011 - Csols, Inc. - Becoming Leaner, Greener, and More Compliant

With more & more pressure being put on quality laboratories to become leaner, greener, and more compliant, many organizations are looking towards Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELN’s) to help laboratories reach their goals. That’s why CSols, Inc. has developed a new ELN Service Suite which will be unveiled at Pittcon 2011 in booth # 3683. Our service can provide you with the tools needed to successfully plan for an ELN project.

02/08/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis ELN Supports Microsoft Office

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation, is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis ELN 5.05 with support for Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

02/07/2011 - Advantage-Lab adopts the Next Generation LIMS products from London based Two Fold Software

In line with the philosophy of Advantage-lab to provide quality lab equipment at the best price possible, the product line is being enhanced with the leading edge LIMS products from Two Fold Software.

02/04/2011 - Life Technologies Partners with Partek for Data Analysis

Partek Incorporated, a global leader in bioinformatics software, announced today the signing of a distribution agreement with Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE), a provider of next-generation DNA sequencing technology.

02/04/2011 - AACC Announces Two Webinars for March 2011

The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces two webinars for March 2011: Integrating Mass Spec in the Clinical Lab: What You Need to Know on March 16 and Reinventing Your Lab Outreach Program: Using Proven Strategies to Grow Your Business on March 30. Both webinars will starts at 2:00 pm Eastern and last 90 minutes.

02/03/2011 - Megadyne Medical Products Selects Pilgrim Software as its Quality and Compliance Solution Provider

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Quality Management (ERCQM) software solutions, today announced that Megadyne Medical Products, Inc., a Utah-based manufacturer of electrosurgical products, will implement Pilgrim’s integrated suite of automated products beginning with its Document Management solution.
 Upcoming Events

02/28/2011 - Smartlabs Exchange

Recognised as the premier European Laboratory Informatics event, the Smart Lab Exchange provides the ideal learning platform for those tasked with enhancing laboratory innovation, operational excellence and automation to minimise compliance risk and improve workflow from lab bench to product release.

02/28/2011 - Pharmacovigilance & Risk Management Strategies 2011

Pharma IQ’s third Pharmacovigilance and Risk Management 2011 conference will help to open up this area to debate, facilitate discussion between like-minded professionals within the field, presenting industry professionals with a forum for learning new developments and the networking potential to forge lasting business relationships

02/23/2011 - 18th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

The one scientific event for cutting-edge research, trends and analysis. The future holds great promise for molecular medicine, however the demand for results today is ever mounting, from both patients and businesses alike. The Molecular Med Tri-Con is the place to find the tools to turn ‘someday’ into ‘now’.

02/22/2011 - Predictive Toxicology 2011

Pharma IQ is delighted to announce the date for the 3rd Annual Predictive Toxicology Conference which will help you to increase the accuracy of drug safety testing through the integration of advanced prediction methods, including stem cell based assays and screening into your safety evaluation strategy.
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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