McLean Research Group: Lab Documents

Important lab documents

Safety protocol for working with biological samples - This document reviews proper technique and measures to ensure the safety of lab personnel while potentially hazardous biological samples are being processed in the lab.


Automated Biosystems Sample Submission Form v1.05 - This is a form version of a pdf that should be filled out by collaborators before analyzing their samples. It can be filled out electronically or printed out and filled out by hand. Please be sure they complete all sections and keep the returned form for your records.


Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 5th Edition (CDC & NIH) - CDC’s Office of Health and Safety and the National Institutes of Health periodically publish and update several national publications on Biosafety: Biosafety in Microbiological and Medical Laboratories (BMBL) and Primary Containment for Biohazards: Selection, Installation, and Use of Biosafety Cabinets. The 5th and 3rd editions of these publications (respectively) are considered national guidelines to promote the safety and health of workers in biological and medical laboratories.


Primary Containment for Biohazards: Selection, Installation and Use of Biological Safety Cabinets 3rd Edition - This document is currently printed as Appendix A of the Biosafety in Microbiological and Medical Laboratories (BMBL).






Whitesides' Group: Writing a Paper (2004) - A valuable resource on writing scientific papers.


Voyager STR User Manual


Vanderbilt University Medical Center Storage and Services Work Order - Fill out this form and fax it to 936-4625. Someone will be by in a couple days to take any material you wish to be disposed of by the Surplus Program and/or placed in storage. Beware, there is a cost associated with this service.


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