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Cover Story |  Volume 2 - Issue 12  |  December 2007

On-Boarding New Employees

Hiring and retaining temporary employees


Leadership and Staffing

On-Boarding New Employees

Laboratory environments are some of the most challenging work settings. Typical laboratories are complicated places with inordinate amounts of detail, sophisticated technology, safety and regulatory policies, data systems, and potentially hazardous m

Hiring and Retaining Temporary Employees

Hiring and Retaining Temporary Employees

Employing contingent workers offers laboratories staffing flexibility without long-term commitments.

Business Management

Laboratory Response Network, Part 2: Lessons Learned

Part 1 of this two-part series told the history of the laboratory response network-chemical, whose goal is to create a partnership between CDC and state public health labs to improve the public health response to a large-scale chemical exposure incident. Part 2 reviews the process of creating the network and its inherent successes and modifications. 

Laboratory Technology

Adipose Tissue as a New Source of Adult Stem Cells

An alternative to bone marrow isolation.