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March 5, 2015 11:39 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
This year’s TurnKey Conference has a Focus on Innovation. But sometimes, and especially when you’re in the middle of the process, innovation is hard. If you are used to doing things a certain way, it can take a while to retrain your body and brain. In that vein, our keynote session for the Conference is called “Helping Staff Cope with Innovations, Novel Technologies, and Other Complexity in the Animal Facility.”
March 4, 2015 10:49 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN recently asked subscribers what role they want architects/lab designers to play in the design/build or renovation process. Click here to see the results.
March 3, 2015 8:48 am
Culture matters. It is the glue that holds a company together by providing guides as to what employees should say and do. It also helps employees to commit to something larger themselves. Members of a culture develop a shared sense of identity—and that identity serves to differentiate them from other organizations in the same industry or profession.
March 2, 2015 8:37 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
This week's Tales From the Lab is Sandra Schenone, a Supervisor at Arizona State University (ASU) Department of Animal Care and Technologies (DACT). Schenone works with nonhuman primates in the laboratory and works closely with ASU on campus outreach about the animal research taking place.
February 19, 2015 4:22 pm
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
This week's Tales From the Lab is Kameshwar P. Singh, a Research Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester. He is currently studying hematopoietic stem cells to help understand the molecular mechanism of blood cancer.
February 17, 2015 9:02 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
This week's Tales From the Lab is Jayne Mackta, past president of the New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research (25 years); founder and creative director of curiousYOUNGwriters (cYw). cYw is an innovative high school science collaborative that connects science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and ART to foster understanding of biomedical research and its potential for improving the health and well-being of humans and animals.
February 10, 2015 9:02 am
Michelle Taylor, Editor-in-Chief, Laboratory Equipment Magazine
Lab-on-a-chip devices set the stage for the next wave of research to replace animal testing. Pioneer Donald Ingber detailed recent advancements made during his Keynote presentation recently at SLAS 2015 in Washington D.C.        
February 10, 2015 8:29 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
This week's Tales From the Lab is Cheryl Pater, B.S., RVT, RLATG, CMAR.  Safety & Training Specialist. Teaching & Research Animal Care Services (TRACS) at UC Davis. According to Cheryl, "My career is like working with family. Some you like, some you don’t  but everyone is there when you need them."
February 6, 2015 4:33 pm
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN recently polled subscribers on what kind of services they outsource for. We found that the number of facilities that use colony services nearly doubled from 2014 to 2015. Click here to read more.            
February 6, 2015 3:31 pm
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN recently asked subscribers what kind of services their facility outsources for. Click here to see the answers.                       
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