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Laboratory Information Management System

A tracking system built for the BC Cancer Agency's Terry Fox Laboratory.



  • User interface based on 5 “containers” that are filled via asynchronous HTTP requests as the user “drills down” to a sample.
  • Batch editing mode.
  • Recursive printing mode.
  • LDAP-based user/group management.
  • Easy-to-use versioning, access control and search subsystems.

Built With

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Prototype
  • SQLite

Source Code Status

The LIMS system was designed and implemented by Simon Claret over a 4-month period in 2006. The source code is currently private. If you would like to use it then please get in touch - I am willing to look into obtaining clearance to release the source code.