Wendy Riggs, biology instructor at College of the Redwoods, is an expert on open access education. She’s someone who thinks deeply about what it takes for students to show up in her classroom. Covering expenses is a huge hurdle for many students pursuing higher education. Tuition, housing fees, supplies and course materials cost a lot. … Continue reading Wendy Riggs: spearheading open access
We caught up with Sebastian Scheer, who researches epigenetics in the immune system at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia with the Zaph Lab. And what exactly is epigenetics? We weren’t sure either. But Sebastian broke it down for us. While geneticists look at changes in DNA sequences, epigeneticists don’t focus on the DNA sequence itself … Continue reading Epigenetics explained
We are growing fast at LabArchives and we are very excited to announce the addition of three new people to our global team. Our main offices are located in Carlsbad, CA and the D.C. metropolitan area, but LabArchives team members can be found scattered throughout the states and abroad. Spread across at least nine time … Continue reading A global team of many talents!
Scientists and researchers document their work in organized and professional lab notebooks (or at least we like to think that they do). But that isn't always the case with undergraduate students. Picture a professor sitting at their desk surrounded by stacks of students' paper lab notebooks. Many have frayed edges, some are missing covers, others … Continue reading LabArchives in the classroom: 3 year study
We caught up with Michelle Driessen, Professor and Director of General Chemistry at the University of Minnesota. She is a long time LabArchives user and we’ve had the pleasure of working with her, her TAs and students for several years. Michelle took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to give us an inside … Continue reading Staying organized with 1500 GenChem students
Streaming STEM is a monthly installment that brings you the most recent, important, wild and revolutionary news on all things STEM. From geo-engineering, to the largest number of pi, to marine biology, veterinary science and ancestral ghosts each Streaming STEM update is a birds eye view of what's been going on in the world of … Continue reading Streaming STEM 3/31
2019 has already been a big year for the LabArchives team. We have announced partnerships with OpenStax and Wiley Current Protocols, hit 300k users, surpassed 150 million user activities, and welcomed two new people to our company! Natalie Stringer and Debbie Cole are the newest additions to the global LabArchives team and we are thrilled … Continue reading New LabArchives team members!
May Lin Yap is a molecular imaging master and PhD student at Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia. She took a few minutes out of her busy schedule to give us a rundown of the innovative and important research they’re doing…. The Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbourne, Australia. With her background … Continue reading Cardiologists Turned Cancer Researchers
Introducing... Streaming STEM! A monthly installment that brings you the most recent, important, wild and revolutionary news on all things STEM. From geo-engineering, to the largest number of pi, to marine biology, veterinary science and ancestral ghosts each Streaming STEM update is a birds eye view of what's been going on in the world of … Continue reading Streaming STEM 2/19
Most researchers working in industry labs didn’t just start there, they started in academic labs. Think courses like BIO 101, highschool intro to physics labs, AP Environmental Science, and other courses like that. Industry researchers (in general) all got their start in one academic lab or another investigating a subject area that may or may … Continue reading Successful internships for students and labs: everyone wins