Pamela Ahlberg, Author Profile

Editor-in-chief, Lab Manager Magazine

Recent Articles

Frugal Resolutions

January 20, 2012

On January 1st, 2012, the front page of The New York Times Sunday Business section featured a large, squalling New Year&rsquo...

Space Cases

December 9, 2011

When you walked into your lab today, did you notice your environment? Or did you take for granted the open, airy spaces, floo...

Speak Up

November 4, 2011

Some believe public engagement is “a scientific duty that benefits the public good by promoting informed debate.”...

Skills to Master

October 7, 2011

In our Fifth Annual Salary & Employee Satisfaction Survey, the majority of you told us again that you were happy in your ...

Crossing the Border

September 9, 2011

A few weeks ago some colleagues and I drove from the New York City area north to Ontario, Canada for Lab Manager's annual sal...

Is There an App for That?

July 15, 2011

We recently surveyed our readers on their use of mobile technology in the lab. Thirty eight percent told us they were current...

Etiquette Rules

May 3, 2011

Unlike the recent British nuptials, where strict social etiquette dictated every nod, handshake and curtsey at the ceremony, ...

If You Can’t Beat Them...

April 13, 2011

Two weeks ago I didn’t text, I didn’t Skype, and my Facebook page was a sad, unrevealing shell of a thing because, at the tim...

Swimming, Not Sinking

February 16, 2011

"After a year of caution and conservatism, many lab managers, regardless of whether they are optimistic or pessimistic about ...

Happy New Year!

January 13, 2011

“Maximizing profits” and “competing for market share” are not typical phrases most people associate with laboratories. Right?...