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5S Lab Organization Training

By |2019-02-06T19:36:54+00:00November 9th, 2017|

We provide a 5S Lab Organization Training program. Why 5S Lab Organization Training? I was first exposed to the 5S Lab Organization system while visiting the Invitrogen plant in Carlsbad. I immediately expressed an interest in implementing this in my own lab. John Hughes, who led the 5S implementation effort at Life Technologies, had kindly [...]

Surprisingly popular blog posts

By |2019-02-06T19:38:49+00:00November 3rd, 2014|

It is a little surprising that the most popular entries ever posted on this blog are related to the use of industrial engineering methods in the context of a biomedical laboratory. 5S Applied to an Academic Lab – an Old Dog Learns New Tricks Using LIMS in an Academic Lab – Why and How? I [...]

5S Lab Organization – an Old Dog Learns New Tricks

By |2019-04-04T17:18:25+00:00November 3rd, 2014|

When I interviewed for my present position in the Peccoud lab at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, David Ball gave me a tour of the lab and I immediately noticed that every item on a bench or desk was outlined with yellow tape and labeled. Also, cupboards and drawers had labels denoting their contents. I knew that Dr. Peccoud, had [...]