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Jean Peccoud

Jean Peccoud has experienced first hand the challenges of managing research programs that combine experimental and computational elements. He is passionate about increasing the productivity of his own research and hopes to help other groups by blogging about his experience. Jean is also the founder of GenoFAB.

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Best Electronic Lab Notebooks of 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic catalyzed a transition to a virtual workplace as access to physical facilities was restricted during most of 2020 and 2021. Just like video conferences have replaced in-person meetings,  laboratory notebooks have turned digital...

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overview of the lims product in 2021

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The Best LIMS Software Solutions in 2021

The choice of a LIMS software solution is a critical element of a laboratory automation strategy. The Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) is the laboratory operating system. This article provides a brief overview of the LIMS market in 2021. 

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process map

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How to define laboratory workflows

Defining and executing laboratory workflows is an essential feature of modern laboratory information  management systems. GenoFAB was designed from the ground up to support complex workflows. It’s a little like Google Maps for labs, a tool to navigate a...

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scientific instruments

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Laboratory asset tracking: managing instruments and equipment

Laboratories depend on hundreds of scientific instruments and specialty equipment to operate. Tracking and managing these assets is essential to control cost and reproducibility.

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Inventory management: how to manage laboratory supplies

Laboratories rely on thousands of specialty supplies to operate. Laboratory inventory tracking methods are essential to control cost and reproducibility.

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8 steps to increase the productivity of your lab

We all wish to increase our lab productivity. We have deadlines to meet, publications to write, and patent applications to submit. Since resources are limited and demand always increasing, we are under constant pressure to increase productivity....

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What Does a Lab Manager Do and Why It Is Important

There is a sort of energetic tension in the silence just after a conductor takes the stage. That lull between the clacking of their heels as they march to their place and the sharp crack of their baton against the edge of their music stand, calling the...

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poorly managed sample

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Wasting $495 because of poor inventory management

Poor inventory management can lead to wastes of time, samples, and financial resources. Here is an example worth $495.

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research-compliance

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Overcoming the Research Compliance Challenge

Laboratories operate in a complex regulatory environment. One or multiple regulations govern nearly all aspects of laboratory operations. Scientists can easily be overwhelmed by the challenges of complying with all the policies that apply to their...

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Laboratory Labels: The Ultimate Guide

We all have experienced the frustration of being unable to read the handwritten label on a tube or a bottle. It's easy to blame a poorly written laboratory label on a labmate. But when you find yourself unable to interpret a label, it's time to change...

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