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Zohar Erez, PhD

How Can Academic Research Labs Gain From Integrating an Electronic Lab Notebook?

How Can Academic Research Labs Gain From Integrating an Electronic Lab Notebook?

18 Mar 2021

Life science research is evolving, using more and more advanced methods and technologically improved equipment. Surprisingly, record keeping in academic laboratories tends to stay old-fashioned — many labs still use paper notebooks to track their experiments and results. The appeal of paper notebooks is clear: they’re portable, easy to use, and above all — we’re used to them. Switching to an...

The Benefits of Using a Centralized Informatics Software

The Benefits of Using a Centralized Informatics Software

03 Feb 2021

One of the main challenges for modern life-science laboratories is dealing with data in large amounts and varied forms. Most research projects involve large teams, multiple sample types and instruments and complex, evolving experiments. In order to become data-driven, labs must derive comprehensible and reliable information from all these sources, analyze it and use it for decision making.

How can CROs Benefit from Implementing an Electronic Lab Notebook

How can CROs Benefit from Implementing an Electronic Lab Notebook

20 Jan 2021

As a contract research organization that provides services for different customers, maintaining high standards for all organization’s procedures, products and results is key. One way that can help CROs achieve these high standards is by using an electronic lab notebook.

Finding the Best ELN

Finding the Best ELN

12 Nov 2020

Many Biotech companies and academic labs are searching to replace the paper notebook to an ELN. There are many companies in the market that offer ELNs and it is not easy to find the best ELN that will suit your needs. You should probably take into consideration that there isn’t one product that will satisfy all your needs. When searching for the best ELN for your company, you should make a list...

5 Tips to Simplify NGS Procedures in Your Lab

5 Tips to Simplify NGS Procedures in Your Lab

18 Feb 2020

Next-generation sequencing was introduced as commercial in 2005 and revolutionized the way we do science ever since. With this technology, we can determine the sequence of DNA or RNA and learn about biological phenomena in a way that wasn’t possible before. Yet, the process from start to end is long and consists of many steps, starting with samples collection, libraries preparation, sequencing...

Reducing Human Errors in the Lab

Reducing Human Errors in the Lab

06 Sep 2019

Reducing human errors throughout the lab is a major concern for life science companies and in recent years many resources are directed to developing internal practices and processes to deal with human errors reduction. Human error reduction (HER) can lead to reducing operational and drug development costs, shorten drug development cycles, and foster higher product quality, not to mention...

6 tips for implementing lab inventory management software

6 tips for implementing lab inventory management software

26 Sep 2018

Lab inventory management is an important, yet mundane task in every laboratory, that is often overlooked or neglected. Managing lab inventory effectively can be significant in reducing substantial costs and saving time, enabling you to run your lab efficiently and increase productivity.