March 02, 2011      
Laboratory Informatics Weekly Update

 Volume 9, Issue 9


In This Issue

 LIMS Blog Postings

How to Choose an Application Server

Choosing an application server on which to run your LabVantage software is not so much different than buying anything else…a car, let’s say. You need to decide which features are important to you, how much money you have to spend, the level of dealer support you expect, options for repair, the required level of ongoing maintenance, etc.

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

03/16/2011 - Khemia Presents: Webinar for Analytical Testing Laboratories

Presentation on our web portal module, “FlashPoint,” which allows laboratories clients real-time, 24/7 access to their data and reports in OMEGA 11 LIMS. 1-2pm ET Wednesday March 16

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.
 Recent News

03/02/2011 - 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!

03/01/2011 - AACC Announces Conference on Contemporary Issues In Clinical TDM/Toxicology

he American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) announces a 1-day conference on Contemporary Issues in Clinical Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) & Toxicology to be held on April 29, 2011 at the Sheraton Gateway Suites O'Hare in Rosemont, IL.

03/01/2011 - Labtronics Inc. Announces Nexxis Portal - A Centralized Location to Access All Lab Informatics Systems

Labtronics Inc., a world leader in laboratory automation is pleased to announce the release of Nexxis Portal, as part of Nexxis iLAB 5.05.

02/25/2011 - Accelrys, Debuting New NGS Collection for Pipeline Pilot, Eyes Growing Sequencing Market

Accelrys, Inc. (NASDAQ:ACCL), the leading scientific informatics software and services company, today announced at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference its entrance in the rapidly growing next generation sequencing (NGS) market with the release of the NGS Collection for Pipeline Pilot.

02/24/2011 - Pilgrim Software and QPharma Agree to Collaborative Alliance to Help Life Science Organizations Improve Operational Excellence

Pilgrim Software, Inc., a world-leading provider of Enterprise Risk, Compliance and Quality Management (ERCQM) software solutions, today announced that QPharma, Inc., the Life Sciences industry’s leader in FDA regulatory and compliance services, and Pilgrim have agreed to make QPharma’s comprehensive set of validation, quality and regulatory compliance consulting services available to their customers in collaboration with Pilgrim’s SmartSolve® suite of products.
 Bid / RFP / RFI Opportunities

03/01/2011 - Sources Sought Notice: Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Department of Veterans Affairs, Office: VA Technology Acquisition Center
 Upcoming Events

03/14/2011 - X-Gen Congress and Exposition

X-Gen Congress and Expo is the event for the genomics revolution promoting the cross fertilization of established and emerging genomic technologies, along with exciting applications. In 2011, we are proud to launch the NGS Data forum that addresses why data is the driving force that enables genomic discoveries.

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
 Job Postings

5/31/2009 - Aggregated List of LIMS Jobs

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

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