Efficiency Tips

BenchFly's Sean Seaver offers easy-to-implement tips to help increase lab productivity. Science is all about teamwork, so Seaver says delegation is key. "To ensure a smooth transition when delegating, write out protocols with the most junior member of the lab in mind," he says. Though composing detailed protocols may at first seem a time-sink, it can spare precious lab time in the end.

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