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Follow your nose – even in the lab

Follow your nose – even in the lab

Debby Silver’s lab at Duke University uses a two pronged approach to better understand how the brain forms. As a Primary Investigator (PI), Debby manages a team of thirteen including postdocs, PhD students, technicians and undergraduates. With microscopy, genomics and...

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LabArchives Education Boot Camp

LabArchives Education Boot Camp

Build, organize and manage your course in LabArchives. The fall semester is nearly over. Cue ‘sigh of relief’. We're here to help as you continue to adjust to this normal and as you begin to plan winter and spring courses. LabArchives online tools make it easy to...

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Changes to LabArchives Scheduler

Changes to LabArchives Scheduler

The easiest way to organize people, places and things - how we’re ensuring it’s a solution that’s here to stay. Our goal at LabArchives is to support Better Science with innovative and user friendly online tools - tools that can continuously evolve to support our...

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Ticks: a global issue

Ticks: a global issue

Ticks: a global issue Veterinary Parasitologist, Shona Chandra, is finishing up her PhD at the University of Sydney. While you may not be familiar with Shona's field, you are likely familiar with her chosen subjects: ticks. We caught up with Shona to learn more about...

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Chemical Kitchen

Chemical Kitchen

Chemical Kitchen, an entry level course at Imperial College London, is the innovative STEM course that 2020 absolutely requires. In it, students learn good laboratory practice through a simple and accessible activity - cooking. Designed by Jakub Radzikowski and...

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Remote education workaround: the data generator

Remote education workaround: the data generator

COVID-19 has challenged the traditional classroom set up - solutions and workarounds have emerged from all corners. One LabArchives instructor has designed a data generator that helps to ensure experimental design and independent analysis remain at the...

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Using an ELN – what’s the point?

Using an ELN – what’s the point?

Authenticity is one of many buzzwords in the education space and it relates to one very important question which is, "What's the point?" While it can be tongue in cheek, this question is worth asking early and often when it comes to designing authentic courses that...

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LabArchives Virtual User Group

LabArchives Virtual User Group

LabArchives users often ask us for examples of how others use the platform. It's actually the most frequent request we get. With that we decided to bring examples to our users and to actually connect with one another via virtual meeting and live Q&A. Last month,...

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CRISPR…it’s not magic

CRISPR…it’s not magic

When Dr. Julia Raizen started graduate school in the 1980’s, the term ‘molecular biology’ hardly existed. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR), now commonly used in biology and medicine, had just been invented and was a slow, laborious process. While studying a class of...

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UPDATE: LabArchives Inventory

UPDATE: LabArchives Inventory

Last month we released LabArchives Inventory. If you haven't checked it out yet, here's what you need to know: LabArchives Inventory was designed to help scientists organize items in their lab in a physical and digital way – items they ‘make’ and things they order,...

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WEBINAR: Tips for moving your course online

WEBINAR: Tips for moving your course online

Last month we hosted a webinar with Vernier Software & Technology. Because it was such a hit we're hosting another one... TOMORROW. Join us to learn more about how to take your course online sans stress. We’ll address common hurdles and take questions on how to...

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The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

The Lecture is Dead: Long Live the Lecture!

This piece was written by LabArchives user, Gareth Denyer, Professor of Biochemical Education at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. Gareth Denyer Ten Reasons Why Lectures Won’t Go Back to the Way They Were Overview The transition to on-line delivery has...

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Eva Chan, bioinformatician at Garvan Institute of Medical Research, is using massive genomic data sets to create a window "into the first 100,000 years of modern human history." Learn more about her groups most recent paper and how they manage all this data below!

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Trino Ascencio-Ibanez, Professor and Researcher in the Biochemistry Department at NC State University, uses LabArchives to help researchers and farmers in Tanzania fight CMD - a disease that kills cassava...

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Eva Chan, bioinformatician at Garvan Institute of Medical Research, is using massive genomic data sets to create a window "into the first 100,000 years of modern human history." Learn more...

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LabArchives Education Bootcamp starts next week! Join to save time and reduce stress as you plan your next course
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