What is your secret to saving money in the lab?

Hey science lab folks, do you have tips for saving money in the laboratory, or other purchasing advice? I'm looking for your best-kept secrets on buying lab equipment & supplies to share with other lab professionals in Lab Manager magazine. I'll give you a shout out in the article (and much appreciation). Contact me or … Continue reading What is your secret to saving money in the lab?

What’s your best time-saving hack in the lab?

Hey science-laboratory professionals, I need your best time-saving hacks for an upcoming Lab Manager magazine article on time management. I'll feature some of the top tips in the article, and give you a shout out, of course, for your contribution. You can email me at donna@sciencementor.me with any useful tips, tools or resources. Please include … Continue reading What’s your best time-saving hack in the lab?

ASBMB Careers Blogger 2.0

I am excited to announce that I have joined the communications team at the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology as the newest careers blogger. This opportunity allows me to return to my passion of promoting the career development of early-career scientists. I'll be sharing weekly posts with updated job listings, training opportunities and … Continue reading ASBMB Careers Blogger 2.0

Resources for scientists: manuscript editing services

In today's "publish-or-perish" environment, scientists are often judged and hiring decisions based primarily on a lengthy publication record in high-quality journals. While there is a growing movement toward alternative metrics (i.e., measures of research impact in the mainstream), the reality is that publication records are still used as a primary indicator of research productivity, especially … Continue reading Resources for scientists: manuscript editing services

Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend

My latest article “Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend” in the September 2016 issue of Lab Manager magazine is now available online. This article overviews ways that companies can maximize their return on investment from attending conferences and also includes ideas on increasing the accessibility of conferences for lab professionals through creative funding avenues and the … Continue reading Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend