Sally Moody, Lab Director and Department Chair of Anatomy and Cell Biology at George Washington University, is using developmental genetics to understand how the early nervous system forms. At the moment she is investigating new genes that may be linked to a birth defect that causes hearing loss in children. By using biochemical data gathered … Continue reading Case study: helping kids through genetic research
The Lab BEnch The laboratory bench is a researcher's sacred space. The place where experimentation comes to life and fruitful learning emerges (hopefully). The bench is the essence of research itself. As physicist and Nobel laureate, Leon Lederman, once said..... "During an intense period of lab (bench) work the outside world vanishes and the obsession … Continue reading Using technology at the bench
We've pulled together five of our favorite LabArchives hacks for you! These tidbits come from our team as well as instructors, researchers and students who all use LabArchives for a variety of tasks. We hope these tricks and tools make your LabArchives experience just that much more enjoyable! Using Google Drive within LabArchives Sync these … Continue reading LabArchives Hacks
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
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
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
Sydney, Australia is host to beaches, bars, the Opera house, The Crocodile Hunter, and a unique cohort of LabArchives users. Garvan Institute of Medical Research, The Victor Chang Institute, University of Sydney, and Monash University are collaborating to maximize their use of LabArchives digital lab notebook. Between group trainings, user group meetings, administrator meetings, and researcher presentations … Continue reading Team Sydney: a cohort of LabArchives users working together