5s

Surprisingly popular blog posts

Surprisingly popular blog posts

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...

5s lab organization

5S Lab Organization – an Old Dog Learns New Tricks

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....

Improving DNA Manufacturing Through Standardization

Improving DNA Manufacturing Through Standardization

 

By framing gene synthesis as a manufacturing problem, it is possible to utilize common Industrial Engineering (IE) principles that have been applied to numerous macroscale systems in the burgeoning realm of DNA fabrication. These techniques have been successfully employed in an academic [...]

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This manuscript was submitted for presentation at IWBDA 2013. It was not accepted. The reviews we received are copied below. The manuscript will eventually be revised and published elsewhere. ----------------------- REVIEW 1 --------------------- PAPER: 11 TITLE: Improving DNA Manufacturing Through...

A toolkit to implement 5S in a laboratory environment

A toolkit to implement 5S in a laboratory environment

This file sent includes several files used in our group to implement the 5S methodology in a laboratory environment. We hope that this toolkit will help other people interested in using 5S in their own organization.

The development of this resource was [...]

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We deposited on Figshare the different documents and templates we have developed to implement the 5S methodology in our labs.