Laboratory Set-Up and Management

RECOMMENDED TOPICS

  • Development and management of budgets
  • Staffing a laboratory and managing personnel
  • Preparation of a start-up list of equipment, personnel and beginning budget
  • Ethics and implementation of data management in a laboratory
  • The purchasing process for equipment and supplies

RESOURCES

Tips from HHMI on setting up a laboratory
http://www.hhmi.org/grants/office/people_and_ideas/lab_mgmt_2002.pdf

Resources for early career scientists from HHMI, including the guide entitled “Making the Right Moves”
http://www.hhmi.org/resources/labmanagement/

Tomorrow's Professor mailing list includes articles by Richard Reis on academic careers, options for subscription to the listserv, and other useful links
http://ctl.stanford.edu/Tomprof/index.shtml

Part of a "how-to" series from Science Careers
his link includes articles on how to manage a lab and personnel.
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/tools_tips/how_to_series/how_to_manage_a_lab_and_staff

S. Webb. Business sense: starting an academic lab. Science Careers, July 17, 2009.
http://sciencecareers.sciencemag.org/career_magazine/previous_issues/articles/2009_07_17/caredit.a0900088