The Good, the Bad, and the Selfie

The Good, the Bad, and the Selfie

November 6, 2014

The barbarians were at the gates, the handwriting on the wall. Their digital firepower was unstoppable.Without further a...
In the Mix

In the Mix

November 6, 2014

No matter what field you serve, your role as a modern laboratory manager requires an intimate understanding of how ...
The Standards of Standards

The Standards of Standards

October 9, 2014

Labs of all kinds need standards, but they must be the right standards. Good standards are neither goals nor quotas that...
Beyond the Bench

Beyond the Bench

October 2, 2014

Do you ever feel like you have hit a dead end in your career? Are you too busy attending to staff and their project...
Getting Heard

Getting Heard

October 2, 2014

Mastering the technique of selling ideas to upper management is not just a vital part of your responsibilities as a...
Achieving a Collaborative Consensus

Achieving a Collaborative Consensus

September 11, 2014

As a manager, you have three options when something needs to be done in your lab:1. You can do it yourself.2. You c...
The Right Reader

The Right Reader

September 11, 2014

With an ever-increasing number of multimode microplate readers on the market, it is more important than ever to cho...
Disposal Done Right

Disposal Done Right

September 4, 2014

Disposing of unwanted or outdated lab chemicals has always been somewhat of a troublesome, expensive, and sometimes...