February 23, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 8


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

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.
 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.

03/03/2011 - The Hero of Manufacturing Contamination Control -- The Microbiology Lab

This webinar on Contamination Control will discuss, how the micro lab can be more effectively utilized to prevent or head off microbial contamination issues as well as effectively resolve problems like recurring micro failures, investigations, and ineffective CAPAs.

02/28/2011 - 21 CFR Part 11 Compliance; specifics needed to eliminate 483s

This 21 CFR Part 11 compliance training will guide you through the concept of part 11 and explanation of its 3 primary areas SOPs, Product features and Validation (10 step risk based approach).
 Recent News

02/22/2011 - Khemia Software to Exhibit at PITTCON 2011 in Atlanta, GA, March 14-17, Booth 3681

Khemia Software to Exhibit at PITTCON 2011 in Atlanta, GA, March 14-17, Booth 3681 PITTCON is the premier venue for the laboratory science industry. Not only is PITTCON a place for laboratories to acquire new equipment and tools, it also gives back to education donating nearly a million dollars annually in the form of grants, scholarships, and awards. Khemia Software is excited to be part of this informative and stimulating event!

02/21/2011 - SoftGenetics to Supply Forensic Analysis Software for IntegenX's Automated DNA Identity Profiling System

IntegenX Inc. and SoftGenetics LLC today announced that their GeneMarker HID forensics software will power the data analysis feature of IntegenX's Apollo 200 RapidHIT DNA Profiling system for human identification.

02/21/2011 - Simulations Plus (“SLP”) Releases ADMET Predictor Version 5.5

Simulations Plus, Inc. (NASDAQ: SLP), a leading provider of simulation and modeling software for pharmaceutical discovery and development, has released version 5.5 of its best-in-class ADMET Predictor™ software for predicting properties of molecules with only their structures as inputs.

02/18/2011 - ADME LIMS on show at SOT 50th anniversary meeting

Already widely favoured by pharmaceutical companies, LabLogic's Debra LIMS for drug metabolism is increasingly important to the CROs to whom much ADME research is being outsourced, principally because of its fast data turnaround, easy reporting and GLP/Part 11 compliance.

02/17/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis ELN Manages Contacts and Customers

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis iLAB 5.05 with new added functionality for managing a wide range of contacts including customers and suppliers.

02/17/2011 - VelQuest Announces New Smartlab Lims Applications For ManagingCritical cGMP Compliance Workflow Tasks

VelQuest Corporation will introduce its new SmartLab gmpLIMS™ Applications suite at the Pittsburgh Conference on March 14, 2011. Developed in collaboration with several global pharmaceutical companies, the SmartLab gmpLIMS is “purpose-built” to meet cGMP and 21 CFR Part 11 compliance requirements in pharmaceutical manufacturing and lab operations.
 Upcoming Events

03/13/2011 - Pittcon 2011

Pittcon is the world's annual premier Conference and Exposition on laboratory science. Pittcon attracts nearly 20,000 attendees from industry, academia and government from 90 countries worldwide.

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

Don't miss the premier technical conference for Chemical Engineers working in industry, March 13-17 in Chicago, IL. Program highlights include invited featured speakers, the 7th Global Congress on Process Safety, the 23rd Ethylene Producers Conference, the 11th Natural Gas Utilization Conference, the 14th Topical Conference on Refinery Processing and much more.

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

CSols, Inc. will be at Booth # 3683 showcasing our new ELN Services Suite to help your laboratory reach its goals of becoming Leaner, Greener, and more compliant. Our service can provide you with the tools needed to successfully plan for an ELN project

03/07/2011 - Clinical Trials India

IQPC is proud to announce the launch of Clinical Trials India from 7 – 8 March 2011 in Mumbai. Clinical Trials India will focus on critical topics in the industry like regulatory affairs, accelerating clinical trial process and enhancing clinical trial best practice. The event will also focus on latest technologies for the analysis and management of clinical data and address challenges in infrastructure, logistics and cold chain

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

This conference is the only event of its kind to focus solely on the management of information within pharmaceutical companies, to aid regulatory submissions. The event will bring together leading professionals to focus on the regulatory aspects of data and information management.

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
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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