Stormy Weather

Volume 3 Issue 4 | November 2008

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Cover Story

Stormy Weather

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It is still too early to gauge the exact impact of the world-wide financial meltdown on the laboratory sector. What has emerged thus far is a mixed picture based on industry and type of laboratory.

Sections

Business Management

Efficiency Matters...Now More Than Ever

The work of lab management is changing to keep pace with the demands of the global workplace. By planning ahead and providing true customer service, labs can continue to efficiently operate well into the future.

Leadership and Staffing

Hiring Right

To find and hire the best job candidates, lab managers need to employ a formal, deliberative process.

Laboratory Technology

White Papers and Application Notes

Lab Design and Furnishings

Green Up!

Laboratory managers can play a leading role in implementing improvements in research process and facility management. When coupled with lean thinking, these objectives can become powerful tools for change with an eye toward sustainability.

Business Management

One Laboratory's Journey Toward Green

ARUP Laboratories' Corporate Responsibility Program has produced impressive results in the areas of recycling, reusing, and reducing, increased employee involvement and enthusiasm, positive client feedback, and community support and recognition.

Knowledge Is Power

Through the measurement of specific key performance metrics (KPMs) on your assets, manufacturers and service providers, it is possible to turn knowledge into purchasing power.

Product Focus

Lab Health and Safety

Wasting Away in Laboritaville

Smart chemical waste management relies on a written program, accurate characterization of waste and an understanding of accumulation guidelines.

Business Management

No Lab is an Island Unto Itself

If you run the lab like a seperate island outside the company, you will not be able to demonstrate where the laboratory is adding value to the overall business.

How it Works

How Spectrophotometer Standards Work

The need to verify that an instrument is performing properly and is in calibration is becoming increasingly common for regulatory committees and internal QC procedures. 

The Microvolume Quantitation Solution

Quantifying common biomolecules such as nucleic acids and proteins efficiently without significant loss of sample is a frequent problem encountered in laboratories that regularly perform molecular biology techniques.

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