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

You asked for ‘copy’ workflows and we built them!

If you use a paper lab notebook you've probably gone through the pain of writing and re-writing steps for experiments you frequently repeat. If you're an instructor, you know that getting students to manually copy protocols can be like pulling teeth. Whether you're researching, teaching or learning the scientific method there are many scenarios where … Continue reading You asked for ‘copy’ workflows and we built them!

Circadian rhythms at the cellular level

Shihoko Kojima found her high school science classes interesting, but what she really wanted to chase was research. Put simply, she thought it sounded really cool.  “I wanted to do something different,” she said, “I didn’t want to wear business attire or work in a small office everyday. Research sounded like a way to achieve … Continue reading Circadian rhythms at the cellular level

The 1st experiment: digital lab notebooks

Every job requires a certain set of building block skills. Musicians read notes. Doctors write prescriptions. Builders read blueprints. Developers write code. These tasks become second nature to those who do them. Taking the time to master the essentials, however, usually pays off in the long run. The same holds for scientists. They experiment and … Continue reading The 1st experiment: digital lab notebooks