Cover Story |  Volume 15 - Issue 1  |  January/February 2020

Effective Lab Leadership

How personal values influence your management style

Sections

Labs Less Ordinary

How Synthetic Biology Can Improve Agriculture

How Synthetic Biology Can Improve Agriculture

How Synthetic Biology Can Improve Agriculture

The Center for Agricultural Synthetic Biology is the first synthetic biology research institute dedicated to agriculture

Leadership and Staffing

Effective Lab Leadership

Effective Lab Leadership

Effective Lab Leadership

How personal values influence your management style

Working with Remote Laboratory Teams

Working with Remote Laboratory Teams

Working with Remote Laboratory Teams

Face-to-face communication is still key, even at a distance

Business Management

Dos and Don’ts of Running a Lab

Dos and Don’ts of Running a Lab

Dos and Don’ts of Running a Lab

How to excel at management and avoid some common pitfalls
Getting the Most Out of Laboratory Inventory Management Software

Getting the Most Out of Laboratory Inventory Management Software

Getting the Most Out of Laboratory Inventory Management Software

Investing in a flexible solution and considering the human side can maximize the benefits of software solutions

Lab Design and Furnishings

Effective Collaboration Spaces for Research

Effective Collaboration Spaces for Research

Effective Collaboration Spaces for Research

Investing in a productive work environment supports teamwork and provides significant returns

Lab Health and Safety

Your Lab Needs Its Own Disaster Plan

Your Lab Needs Its Own Disaster Plan

Your Lab Needs Its Own Disaster Plan

Resiliency and recovery are the biggest concerns—and the areas most lacking

Multimedia

Linda's Lab: The Inconsiderate Labmate

Linda's Lab: The Inconsiderate Labmate

Linda's Lab: The Inconsiderate Labmate

Someone is not following proper etiquette in Linda's lab! Who could it be?

In Focus

Expert Insights: Why Is Temperature Control Vital to the Growth of the Laser Industry?

Expert Insights: Why Is Temperature Control Vital to the Growth of the Laser Industry?

Expert Insights: Why Is Temperature Control Vital to the Growth of the Laser Industry?

Three experts discuss how PolyScience chillers provide the temperature stability necessary for optimal laser cutting and engraving

INSIGHTS

MALDI-MSI in Pharmaceutical R&D

MALDI-MSI in Pharmaceutical R&D

MALDI-MSI in Pharmaceutical R&D

MALDI-MSI is becoming more widely adopted in pharmaceutical research and development

Ask the Expert

Trends in Genetics: A Tale of Two Decades

Trends in Genetics: A Tale of Two Decades

Trends in Genetics: A Tale of Two Decades

Clifford J. Steer, MD, discusses the changes that have taken place in genomics since the sequencing of the human genome in this Q&A with  contributing editor Tanuja Koppal, PhD

How it Works

Simplifying Materials and Equipment Management

Simplifying Materials and Equipment Management

Simplifying Materials and Equipment Management

A comprehensive research platform creates an efficient process to track inventory and instruments
Work With On-Demand Nitrogen Gas Without Using a Gas Cylinder

Work With On-Demand Nitrogen Gas Without Using a Gas Cylinder

Work With On-Demand Nitrogen Gas Without Using a Gas Cylinder

Enhance laboratory efficiency and safety while reducing costs with a nitrogen gas generator

Product Focus

XRF for Environmental Elemental Analysis

XRF for Environmental Elemental Analysis

XRF for Environmental Elemental Analysis

Compact handheld energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence is the XRF method of choice for dedicated applications and in the field
HPLC: A Focus on Metabolomics

HPLC: A Focus on Metabolomics

HPLC: A Focus on Metabolomics

The term “metabolomics” is barely 20 years old, but in many ways is already mature thanks to its embrace by instrument makers who have adapted their offerings for complex metabolomic workflows
Raman Spectroscopy: The Drive to Improve Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Raman Spectroscopy: The Drive to Improve Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

Raman Spectroscopy: The Drive to Improve Cancer Screening and Diagnosis

In the laboratory and clinic, Raman spectroscopy can be a novel approach to define the molecular basis of disease, and use these principles to revolutionize diagnosis

Titrators: Concentrating on the Unknown

Titrators: Concentrating on the Unknown

Titrators: Concentrating on the Unknown

 When a lot of titration needs to be done or performed more accurately, going drop by drop, all by hand, might not do the job

Products in Action

Luna Balances

Luna Balances

Luna Balances

Looking for an analytical or precision balance for everyday lab use?
EVOLVE Manual Pipettes

EVOLVE Manual Pipettes

EVOLVE Manual Pipettes

Do you need to make frequent volume changes when pipetting?

Events

Pittcon 2020: What to Expect

Pittcon 2020: What to Expect

Pittcon 2020: What to Expect

From added networking opportunities to a more streamlined program, learn what Pittcon 2020 has in store

Laboratory Technology

Pittcon Product Roundup

Pittcon Product Roundup

Pittcon Product Roundup

Get a preview of some of the hottest products that will be on display at Pittcon 2020