Peer Lab Walkthrough

Peer Lab Walkthrough

Hello, World! The noise in the room swelled as people gathered—milling about, chatting, and hoarding food and beer in a manner only attributable to grad students and post-docs. Finally, order was called and everyone focused their attention to the front—to the real...
Mercury Thermometer Exchange

Mercury Thermometer Exchange

Hello, World! Heritage items tend to be a commonality in lab spaces; I’d definitely bet that we can all picture at least a dozen of these relics from another time, persisting in our spaces due to nostalgia, or even simple negligence. Sometimes, these items add...
Kick-Off Event

Kick-Off Event

Hello, World! We’ve completed our Kick-Off Event—Phew! Now that we’ve officially introduced ourselves, we hope to work closely with all of you in the upcoming years to better our research environment. But first, can we please just talk about how awesome...
Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

Have you ever been afraid to report a safety incident in your lab—to your PI or otherwise? Have you ever watched in dismay as a more senior student made some questionable decisions in the lab? Or, maybe, you yourself have experienced some close calls or even straight...