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6 Tips for a Seamless Transition to Digital Research Laboratory Management

6 Tips for a Seamless Transition to Digital Research Laboratory Management

04 Aug 2021

Many researchers hesitate to switch to digital research laboratory management, worrying that the implementation process of an ELN or LIMS system will be long and complicated, slowing down day-to-day tasks and the progress of research. They might worry about how the research management system will be received among the lab members, if training will be slow and they’ll resist the change. 

Meet the Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook team: Liron Hacohen

Meet the Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook team: Liron Hacohen

07 Jul 2021

We interviewed Liron Hacohen, leader of the Biodata Backend Development team.  Liron is a true veteran in Biodata — she’s been with us for 9 years. 

Creating LGBTQ+ Visibility and Equality in Science and Academia — Interview with Or Gross

Creating LGBTQ+ Visibility and Equality in Science and Academia — Interview with Or Gross

28 Jun 2021

Or Gross is the lab manager of the DeMalach Lab in The Faculty of Agriculture in The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The DeMalach Lab studies competition and biodiversity in plant communities, focusing on the annual plant communities growing on the Hamra (red-sandy) soils of the Israeli coastal plain. Their bigger mission is to understand how to efficiently protect endangered species and restore...

Bringing Us Closer to Understanding Complex Human Brain Diseases: Cerevance Explains Why Labguru Is the Best ELN for Biotechnology Startups

Bringing Us Closer to Understanding Complex Human Brain Diseases: Cerevance Explains Why Labguru Is the Best ELN for Biotechnology Startups

20 Apr 2021

Cerevance is a growing privately owned, well financed (having just received series B funding) neuroscience focused biotech company. Its research laboratories are located in Cambridge, UK.  Cerevance is fully dedicated to identifying, validating and pharmacologically modulating truly novel targets identified from human brain tissue, aiming at therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such as...

What COVID-19 Taught Us About Creating a Smart Laboratory

What COVID-19 Taught Us About Creating a Smart Laboratory

11 Apr 2021

The life science field, like most fields, has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Both industry and academia laboratories have been forced to work remotely or in shifts with small teams, interrupting the familiar flow of research. This unexpected challenge, however, has also exposed many labs to advantages that wouldn’t otherwise have been discovered, and that could bring us closer to...

Meet the People Behind Labguru Research Software — Ilya Letnik, Application Scientist

Meet the People Behind Labguru Research Software — Ilya Letnik, Application Scientist

25 Mar 2021

Tell us about your background. I started from a bachelor’s degree in biotechnology, then a master’s degree in plant molecular biology, both in Bar-Ilan University. From there, I went on to a PhD in the Hebrew University. My project was about a really cool subject: combining living materials — bacteria and microorganisms, with inert materials — polymers. I researched the use of these materials in...

Improving Data Capture With a Lab Information Management System

Improving Data Capture With a Lab Information Management System

24 Mar 2021

Digital analysis of data has become a fundamental part of research in all fields of science. Laboratories are utilizing software that can extract information on text, images, forms and even audio and video, reaching conclusions and creating theories based on them.

Exploring Plant Disease and Immunity: Research Laboratory Management at the University of Georgia

Exploring Plant Disease and Immunity: Research Laboratory Management at the University of Georgia

10 Mar 2021

Hello Brian! Tell me where you work and what you do. I’m an assistant professor, soon to be associate professor at the University of Georgia, in the Department of Plant Pathology. We study plant disease and plant immunity.