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Cover Story |  Volume 18 - Issue 5  |  June 2023

Strategies to Mitigate Staff Burnout

Empower lab managers to tap into their own resources to cope and thrive at work


Management Tips

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Three Keys to Taking Time Off and Getting Away

Rest and recuperation are vital to ensure high performance

Leadership and Staffing

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Strategies to Mitigate Staff Burnout

Empower lab managers to tap into their own resources to cope and thrive at work

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Knowing versus Doing: How Leaders Can Impact Performance

Encouraging change in employees is not a technical problem—learn how to avoid these four misconceptions around improving performance

Business Management

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Using Key Performance Indicators to Drive Laboratory Performance

KPIs are essential to running an outcome-driven lab

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Is Outsourcing Calibration and Metrology Services Right for You?

Experienced partners can ensure your lab maintains quality and efficiency

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Achieving GMP/GLP Compliance through More Efficient Equipment Validation

Streamlining the qualification process results in better business outcomes and increased productivity

Asset Management

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Implementing a Process for Safely Modifying Laboratory Equipment

Safely modifying lab equipment necessitates top-down approval, documentation, reviews, and training

Lab Design and Furnishings

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Inspired Workspaces, Safe Environments: Lab Designs for All Biosafety Levels

Safe lab design begins with meeting the appropriate BSL rating

Lab Health and Safety

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Top 13 Safety Principles for Healthier Staff

Staff health must be a priority—here are fundamental safety tips to keep in mind


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ELISA Tests: Beyond Just Antibody Detection

ELISA's versatility, sensibility, and specificity make it an efficient method to detect and quantify biomolecules in different settings

Ask the Expert

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Validating the Quality of Antibody Kits

The benefits of antibody kits, what quality control to expect, and how to validate them

Product Focus

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Key Considerations in Choosing Antibodies

Antibody choice must consider the application, target, species, and validation methods for the best possible chance of success and reproducibility

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Advances in Cell Culture for Drug Development

3D clusters and other technologies create more physiological conditions

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Considerations for Acquiring Custom Kits

A carefully chosen custom kit can serve your lab's needs

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Advancing Precision in Science and Medicine with Recombinant Antibodies

From disease therapy to detection of foodborne pathogens, discover the innovative world of recombinant antibodies