What’s New in Labguru: Research Lab Management Features from Winter 2021

What’s New in Labguru: Research Lab Management Features from Winter 2021

29 Mar 2021

At Labguru, we’re constantly working to improve our user experience and simplify research lab management. This quarter, we introduced Labguru Dashboards, as well as a few improvements to existing features. This article will present our most significant recent updates.

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.

Introducing Labguru Datasync

Introducing Labguru Datasync

22 Mar 2021

Fast, Seamless Transfer of Unlimited Data to Your Digital Lab Notebook Account on the AWS Cloud As the world of research takes to the cloud, the need to shift big data to the cloud becomes ever more critical.

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...

Managing Specimens and Biocollections With Labguru ELN

Managing Specimens and Biocollections With Labguru ELN

15 Mar 2021

Organization is key in any field of work. This is doubly true in laboratories that need to keep track of large numbers of strains and specimens, store them and record experiment results relating to them. 

Introducing: Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook for Chemistry

Introducing: Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook for Chemistry

11 Mar 2021

Research laboratories in the chemistry field, like in all fields of research, are dealing with growing amounts of data and ever-evolving procedures. Many labs are searching for a research management system, where information can be stored centrally and shared between team members in an accessible and comprehensive manner that allows easy analysis, repetition or continuation of experiments.

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. 

Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook for Food-Tech —  Digitizing the Future of Food Production

Labguru Electronic Lab Notebook for Food-Tech —  Digitizing the Future of Food Production

08 Mar 2021

In recent years, food-tech companies all over the world are introducing a variety of modern methods for food production — from fermentation of egg protein replacements to 3D cell printing of meat. These methods offer an environment-friendly, healthy and moral replacement for traditional animal-based food production. Food-tech companies believe they can create meat and animal product alternatives...

7 Research Lab Management Tips for Creating a Productive Workspace

7 Research Lab Management Tips for Creating a Productive Workspace

01 Mar 2021

If your lab members are feeling unmotivated and tired at work, if you feel like the research is stuck and getting nowhere, it might be a sign that your lab is not working correctly. Sometimes it’s not about working more, but working smarter. Try introducing these ideas to your lab members as part of a daily routine — they are guaranteed to make everyone feel more productive.