Two online tools you’re not using but should be in 2020

Effective STEM research requires collaboration. COVID-19 requires distance. The two feel at odds with one another everyday. Whether your lab is directly involved with COVID-19 research or not, staying organized in the lab is more important than ever. These two tools can help: Scheduler What: An online tool used to reserve lab equipment and resources. … Continue reading Two online tools you’re not using but should be in 2020

Finding success in the lab despite high turnover and COVID-19

Projects at Jonathon Hill’s lab at Brigham Young University generally take between two and five years to complete and his team of about twenty is composed entirely of undergraduate researchers. The setup inherently sees a lot of turnover but because Jonathon plans for this, it’s a highly successful one. Jonathon’s lab studies how the heart … Continue reading Finding success in the lab despite high turnover and COVID-19

Open Source Malaria: a global solution for a global problem

Open Source Malaria (OSM) takes a different approach to curing malaria, a disease which kills approximately 430,000 people around the world every year. OSM contributors hail from Melbourne, Sydney, British Columbia, Geneva, Cambridge, Madrid and beyond and specialise in everything from chemistry to biology and informatics to administration. Technology, like LabArchives, enables the global, rapid, … Continue reading Open Source Malaria: a global solution for a global problem

Brewer Science: starting out with an ELN

We spoke with Rebecca Rich at Brewer Science Inc. to better understand why the organization decided to look for an electronic lab notebook (ELN), how they chose LabArchives and what their next steps will look like now that they're moving towards digital documentation. For those who aren’t familiar with the field, what does Brewer Science do when it comes … Continue reading Brewer Science: starting out with an ELN

Using an ELN at UMASS Medical

Byron Deane works in the Research Technology Department supporting Laboratory Informatics as well as Innovation & Consulting at UMASS Medical. We caught up with him to learn more about how UMASS has employed LabArchives Electronic Notebook (ELN) in order to move away from the paper lab notebook and towards better documentation. Byron Deane outside of … Continue reading Using an ELN at UMASS Medical

LabArchives adds LabArchives Inventory to Data Management Suite

(For original Press Release click here) Today LabArchives announced the addition of LabArchives Inventory to their online suite of collaborative, secure and intuitive data management tools. This new product supports inventory organization and tracking of laboratory consumables, samples and ordered supplies. LabArchives Inventory also connects with LabArchives Electronic Laboratory Notebook (ELN), which is used by … Continue reading LabArchives adds LabArchives Inventory to Data Management Suite