Survive & Thrive / Organization & Productivity

Survive & Thrive / Organization & Productivity
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Opening a New Lab

In this webinar, we'll share our checklist to use as you transition into your new laboratory. We'll also discuss ideas including tips for:   - Ordering equipment and supplies - Hiring staff and...
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Running Your Lab in the Digital Era

It does not matter if you’re a grad student, postdoc, PI or lab manager - if you’re a researcher you know dealing with experimental data, specimens, protocols and more is never an easy task. We’re...
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6 Ways to Maximize the Lifetime of Your Reagents

Reagents are expensive and are a significant cost to your lab. You know what to do to keep others from stealing your reagents. But contamination, improper storage and “lost” batches will all eat into your...
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The A-Z List of Things that go “Missing” in the Lab

Here is a fun list of things that you are most likely to lose to light-fingered colleagues or nocturnal ghosts of academia. The emphasis here is on fun, so as disclaimers often go, if your experience proved...
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Damage control: One thing you must always to do ensure your data is reliable

Whenever you make up a solution or use a purchased reagent in the lab, you trust the work of a whole army of people and equipment. If any one of those links in the chain has a technical problem or makes a...
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Sharing and Transferring Gigabytes of Data

Great Scott! 1.21 gigabytes of data!!! The conundrum is not 'Where can I store massive amounts of information', but 'How can I quickly share massive amounts of information all at once?!' I’m certain...
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Tips for Uncluttering your Email Box

In the hectic world we live in you may not be away from your computer for more than an hour and the emails pile up. Setting aside a couple of time blocks each day to spend answering emails and following some of...
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Best Practice for Cataloging Your Samples

The correct documentation and storage of your laboratory samples may be a tedious process, but it will make your life a lot easier in the long run. The last thing any scientist wants when trying to complete a...
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Webinar

Standardizing Protocols and Managing Your Experiments Digitally

In research, protocol consistency is a key element for ensuring the results you get are valid. You need to be sure that experimental results can be replicated, and that conditions are kept consistent with each...
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Starting Up Your New Lab

Congratulations! If you are reading this, it means that you are either a newly minted assistant professor, or well on your way towards becoming one. Running your lab is an exciting venture, filled with success,...
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