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Starting a New Lab

Advice for new principal investigators starting their first research laboratories





Starting a new research laboratory is an exciting experience that many post-doctoral research associates eagerly anticipate. It can also be a stressful and uncertain experience as junior researchers transition to new leadership roles and chart new challenges. Some of these challenges include selecting the right universities or research locations to pursue, managing a budget, carving out laboratory space, purchasing research equipment, hiring the right team members, and more.

Download this eBook from The Scientist and Bio-Techne to learn about

  • Managing money: Dealing with start-up budget negotiations
  • Finding and purchasing laboratory supplies
  • What to look for when buying essential lab supplies
  • First-hand experience starting a new lab: An interview with Benjamin Izar