Angelo DePalma Bio PictureAngelo DePalma, PhD, has covered laboratory instrumentation, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology for 25 years. His writing has appeared in more than 20 online and print publications. Angelo holds a PhD in chemistry and professional interests in chemical analysis, laboratory operations, and bioprocessing.

Bernard Tulsi Bio PictureBernard B. Tulsi is an independent writer focusing on innovative research, development, production, and management issues in a range of industries, including laboratory instrumentation and technology, informatics, infrastructure and natural resources, and the energy and biomedical sectors.

Key Kidder Bio PictureF. Key Kidder is a writer and communications consultant with extensive experience in government relations and political affairs. His interest in science stems from the belief that the research community is everyman’s best bet to solve seemingly intractable problems. Before striking out on his own, he was an award-winning journalist.

James A Kaufman Bio PictureJames A. Kaufman, PhD, is founder and president/CEO of the Laboratory Safety Institute. LSI is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to making health and safety an integral and important part of education, work and life. The Institute provides training programs, consultation services, and a wide range of publications for organizations throughout the world. Since 1977, Dr. Kaufman has been writing, lecturing, and answering questions on laboratory safety and effective lab safety programs. 

Joe Liscouski is the executive director of the Institute for Laboratory Automation. He specializes in helping labs understand and apply technologies to lab work, and do the planning needed to be successful. The institute provides online courses.

John Borchardt Bio PictureJohn Borchardt, PhD, was a chemist, freelance writer and American Chemical Society career consultant for over 15 years. He was the author of "Career Management for Scientists and Engineers," and had more than 1,500 articles published in a variety of magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias. As an industrial chemist, he held 30 U.S. and more than 125 international patents, and was the author of over 130 peer-reviewed papers. He passed away in January 2013.

Lina GenovesiLina Genovesi, PhD, JD,
has a PhD in chemical and biochemical engineering and has worked in the pharmaceutical industry. She writes about business, pharmaceutical, and technical topics, and has experience developing investigative articles and technical and regulatory reviews.

Mark Lanfear Bio PictureMark Lanfear is a global practice leader for the life science vertical at Kelly Services, a leader in providing workforce solutions. He has operated clinical trials around the world for almost two decades. In addition, Mark is a featured speaker at many life science industry conferences and a writer for life science periodicals. He can be reached at

Mike May Bio PictureMike May, PhD, is an Ohio-based freelance writer and editor for science and technology. He earned a PhD in neurobiology from Cornell University. His resume includes hundreds of articles and many editing projects, including Scientific American Worldview.

Rachel Muenz Bio PictureRachel Muenz is the associate editor for Lab Manager. After completing her journalism degree at the University of Toronto in 2009, she worked as a reporter/photographer before joining Lab Manager in 2011. While at the magazine, Rachel has written numerous equipment-related features and laboratory profiles in addition to madly editing each issue. 

Ronald B. Pickett Bio PictureRonald B. Pickett is an organizational effectiveness consultant based in Escondido, Calif. His areas of expertise include organizational politics, power, managing change, and communication.

Sara Goudarzi Bio PictureSara Goudarzi is a Brooklyn-based writer. Her writing has appeared in National Geographic News, The Christian Science Monitor,, and Science World magazine, among others. Sara teaches writing at New York University.

Tanuja Koppal Bio PictureTanuja Koppal, PhD, is a freelance science writer and consultant based in Randolph, NJ. Before becoming a freelancer, she was the editor in chief of Drug Discovery & Development, Genomics & Proteomics, and PharmaAsia at Reed Business Information. She has a PhD in bio-analytical chemistry from the University of Kentucky and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at the Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago. Her most recent work has involved writing scientific articles, organizing life science conferences, moderating online webinars, and consulting on custom projects for numerous clients.

Trevor Henderson Bio PictureTrevor Henderson, PhD, has a diverse science background specializing in human biology, biochemistry, and biostatistics. His previous experience includes university instruction of laboratory methods, clinical laboratory management, and nearly a decade of experience as a freelance science editor and copywriter working with ESL clients in Japan, China, and Korea preparing research for publication in English-language journals. He joined the Lab Manager team as technology editor in 2013.

Vince McLeod Bio PictureVince McLeod, CIH, is an American Board of Industrial Hygiene–certified industrial hygienist (CIH) and the senior IH with Ascend Environmental + Health Hygiene, LLC, in Winter Garden, Florida. He has more than 35 years’ experience in industrial hygiene and environmental engineering services, including 28 years with the University of Florida’s Environmental Health & Safety Division. His consulting experience includes comprehensive industrial hygiene assessments for major power-generation, manufacturing, production, and distribution facilities.

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