February 16, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 7


In This Issue

 Upcoming Webcasts

03/03/2011 - Thermo Fisher Scientific - Webinar: “Enterprise - Enabling Translational Research at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia”, 3 March 2011, 12pm – 1pm EST

To that end, this webinar will discuss Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) recent deployment of an enterprise-class Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and how they partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop new functionality to specifically support clinical and translational research. It will also describe CHOP’s opt-in approach to user adoption and best practices for implementation of informatics solutions in this environment.

02/23/2011 - ATL LIMS Webcast: Spotlight on Environmental Testing Laboratories

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) will host an informational webcast on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 on the topic of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS). This webcast is entitled LIMS: Spotlight on Environmental Testing. This event is ideal for analytical chemistry laboratory managers, QA/QC or operations managers.

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.
 LIMS Blog Postings

DIY Cloud-in-a-Box, Part 2

by: John H. Jones, President – LabLynx, Inc.

In my last blog posting, DIY Cloud-in-a- Box, Part 1, I introduced you to the concept of the Private Cloud and the series of articles that will chronical my journey towards the development of a private cloud that can be installed within your own organization or can be hosted in an external datacenter.  Now we continue on with Part 2.

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.
 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

02/15/2011 - LABVANTAGE Selected to Support Global Medical Technology Company’s Worldwide Process Harmonization Initiatives

LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of browser-based laboratory information management solutions (LIMS), today announced that a global medical technology company (the Company) has extended a three-year preferred vendor agreement with LABVANTAGE.

02/15/2011 - ATL and iCD to Exhibit at PITTCON 2011

Accelerated Technology Laboratories, Inc. (ATL) a premier supplier of Laboratory Data Management Solutions and the Institute for Consulting and Data Handling (iCD) will be exhibiting in Booth 3472 at PITTCON 2011! PITTCON, the largest and most inclusive conference and exposition on laboratory science and instrumentation, is being held March 13 - 18, 2011 at the Georgia World Congress Center - Atlanta, GA.

02/15/2011 - Live LIMS Configuration Challenge at Pittcon 2011

Autoscribe and their US distributor Zumatrix will be running a live configuration challenge on booth #3371 at Pittcon. This is your opportunity to see your ideal log-in screen configured while you wait.

02/10/2011 - Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center taps Ariadne for G-DOC Pathway Data and Tools

Ariadne, a leader in bioinformatics software and knowledge integration, announces today that Georgetown University signed a site license for the use of Pathway Studio® software.

02/10/2011 - Windmill Software Launch Serial Data Acquisition Software for Windows 7

Windmill Software are pleased to announce their new data acquisition software for Windows 7. Collect data from many instruments - including laboratory scales, digital indicators, multimeters, PICs, GPS and data loggers - over RS232, RS485 & Modbus.

02/09/2011 - LABVANTAGE Customer Training & Education Conference 2011, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

LABVANTAGE is pleased to invite our worldwide customers to the annual Customer Training & Education Conference (CTEC). This year's conference will be held from May 15 to 19, 2011, in Charleston Place Hotel, Charleston, South Carolina.

02/09/2011 - AB SCIEX and GeneBio Team Up to Improve Interactive Library Searching for Mass Spectrometry

AB SCIEX, a global leader in life science analytical technologies, and Geneva Bioinformatics (GeneBio) SA today announced that they will co-market joint solutions to improve the ability of scientists to conduct rapid screening of large sets of molecules.

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.
 Upcoming Events

03/13/2011 - Pittcon 2011

03/13/2011 - American Institute of Chemical Engineers - 2011 AIChE Spring Meeting & 7th Global Congress on Process Safety

03/13/2011 - March 13th – 18th Pittcon 2010: Becoming Leaner, Greener, and More Compliant

03/07/2011 - Clinical Trials India

03/02/2011 - Pharmaceutical and Biotech Regulatory Information Management

02/28/2011 - Smartlabs Exchange

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

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

02/22/2011 - Predictive Toxicology 2011

 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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