We are growing fast at LabArchives and we are very excited to announce the addition of two 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 zones at … Continue reading New team members!
Teaching a lab course = training the next batch of scientists. It's a big job. It takes careful planning and plenty of trial and error to design even one lab course experiment that teaches, tests and prepares students all at the same time. Teaching a lab course is no small task. That's why we created … Continue reading Vernier experiments now in Lab Builder
The scientific publishing process can be: Time consumingTediousStressfulFull of formatting woesVery slow LabArchives and Qeios have teamed up to take on this process. These two products streamline both parts of the equation (inquiry/analysis and publication) to empower researchers and put their findings to work faster. And the best part? You can use both platforms for … Continue reading Forget formatting fears and general publishing pain
If there are any fields of study that prepare students to do ‘real world’ scientific work, you’d hope medicine would be one. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. Authentic course experiences, however, equip students for practical, real-time situations in their respective fields. The good news? A recent study, published in the Journal of Chemical Education, … Continue reading Authentic learning: a study in pre-health curriculum
UNC’s HIV Cure Center was co-founded in 2015 by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and GlaxoSmithKline. In 2018, the partnership was transitioned to ViiV Healthcare. The center’s core mission? Leverage and align resources from the private sector and academia to accelerate HIV research and find a cure. UNC's HIV Cure Center The center … Continue reading UNC HIV Cure Center: a collaborative approach
LabArchives is now releasing course packs within Lab Builder. Lab Builder is our content library full of high quality course content that instructors can pick and choose from to create custom lab courses. Course packs contain everything instructors need to teach a course including protocols, projects and assignments. LabArchives is now a one stop shop … Continue reading Lab Builder course packs… check them out!
What’s a polymer? According to the American Chemistry Council a polymer is a “useful chemical made of many repeating patterns.” And unless you’re a polymer scientist yourself or are otherwise well versed in what that actually implies, the word polymer is one we’ve likely all heard but don’t really understand. Molecularly Imprinted Polymers, on a … Continue reading Ligar: polymer development + securing intellectual property
LabCentral is a launchpad for high potential, life science startups. Here, scientists share labs and equipment and coexist in the space. It sounds a lot like WeWork until you consider that the members all wear long white coats and aren't quarreling over phone booth bookings. Rather, these folks share centrifuges, fluorescent microscopes, expensive even corrosive … Continue reading A WeWork for scientific labs – maybe messy, definitely necessary
LabArchives is many, many things. It's an electronic notebook. It's a teaching tool, grade book, learning platform and now it's a one stop shop for course content too. Inside of Lab Builder, our new course content library, instructors can find and distribute everything they need for their course like lab manuals, assignments, projects, protocols and … Continue reading Ready made course content, at your fingertips
We caught up with Duke Office of Scientific Integrity - ASIST Team to learn more about why Duke decided to offer all institutional members access to LabArchives electronic research notebooks. Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Why did Duke want to use an ERN (electronic research notebook)? With the growing amount of digital data researchers … Continue reading Adopting an ERN at Duke University