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.

What Are the Best Electronic Lab Notebooks for CSOs

What Are the Best Electronic Lab Notebooks for CSOs

27 Feb 2021

Many CSOs (chief scientific officers) believe that they should strive to create teams that can run on their own, and that the role of the CSO is to direct and make sure that the team is on the right track, achieving good results and meeting deadlines. In order to create a strong, functioning team, an ELN (electronic lab notebook) that centralizes lab data and supports day-to-day lab activities...

What to Look for in an Electronic Lab Notebook as a Lab Manager

What to Look for in an Electronic Lab Notebook as a Lab Manager

24 Feb 2021

Lab managers hold a huge responsibility. No lab would be able to properly run a research without someone to take care budgeting, planning, managing inventory and equipment and more.  

Using a Lab Manager Software to Keep Your Storage Organized

Using a Lab Manager Software to Keep Your Storage Organized

17 Feb 2021

There’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to locate a stock compound that you urgently need for an experiment. You know that you left it right there, yet now you see no trace of it. You spend an hour searching for it, and it turns out that while you thought you still had a few vials left, you’ve actually run out a few days ago. 

Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

Advantages of a Barcode-Based Sample Management System

16 Feb 2021

Life science and pharmaceutical companies always want to reduce costs and increase efficiency. There is no doubt that barcode labelling is one of the most common and simplest ways to achieve both cost reduction and increased efficiency. Barcode labelling improves data collection and management, helps streamline inventory management and sharply decreases human errors.Barcode-based sample...