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Management Tips

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Three Keys to Balancing Leadership and Management

Leadership and management require different skills and attention


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A Bright Future for Biotech

Five trends shaping the industry

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The New Human Pangenome Paves a Path to a More Equitable Society

Recognizing genomic diversity is vital for inclusivity in scientific inquiry

Labs Less Ordinary

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How This On-Site DNA Lab Is Working to Keep Elephants Safe

The Columbus Zoo is innovating veterinary care for elephants at its on-site DNA testing lab

Business Management

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Adding New Capabilities—When Is It the Right Time?

Technical applicability, staff expertise, and infrastructure support should be considered

Asset Management

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Getting Started with Data-Driven Asset Management

Decide the scope and platform of an asset management solution with these steps

Leadership and Staffing

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Improving Leadership by Understanding Personality Tendencies

Prevent conflict, improve teamwork, and enable belonging in the lab

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Five Traits to Look For in a Laboratory Staffing Partner

Understanding unique industry challenges, robust screening, and speed are important traits in a staffing service provider

Lab Design and Furnishings

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How to Choose the Right Design Partner for Your Next Project

A suitable design firm will demonstrate laboratory expertise and contribute to post-construction work

Lab Health and Safety

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Useful Industrial Hygiene Tools for Your Lab

How familiar are you with the many IH tools available?

Ask the Expert

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Utilizing Primary Cell Lines and 3D Cell Models to Better Represent a Living System

From transformed cell lines to primary cell lines and 3D modeling, there is a cell model for every application

Product Focus

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Proactive Lab Management with an Environmental Monitoring System

The data afforded by an EMS facilitates more effective lab management

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Slash Sample Preparation Time with Microwave Digestion

Microwave digestion offers increased speed and consistency over other sample prep methods

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Establishing a Pipette Calibration Schedule

Regular calibration ensures product quality

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Simple Steps for More Sustainable Lab Water Purification

Regularly maintaining purifiers is essential to sustainable water purification