Tag: Laboratories

Behind the Bench: Tobacco Testing Then and Now With Specialist Mark Hathaway

Behind the Bench: Tobacco Testing Then and Now With Specialist Mark Hathaway

Mark Hathaway is a true specialist. He has spent his entire career studying pesticide analysis in a town that’s known around the world for tobacco production. Because of this extensive experience, Mark is what you would call an authority on the subject. And we sat down with him to discuss the past, present and future of this unique niche of the testing industry. All, meet Mark.

Behind the Bench: A Conversation with One of the Industry’s Leading Problem Solvers

Behind the Bench: A Conversation with One of the Industry’s Leading Problem Solvers

Welcome to our series – Behind the Bench – where we profile people in the laboratory testing industry that you probably don’t know — but should. Get ready to meet chemists, molecular biologists, lab techs and generally fascinating people from across the industry as we go behind the bench to get to know the laboratory […]

GMO Testing For The Future

GMO Testing For The Future

Scientists at Microbac Laboratories in Oak Ridge, Tennessee have been testing for genetically modified organisms (GMO) for well over a decade – nearly as long as GMO awareness has been on the public radar. Now, food companies across the United States rely on Microbac’s expertise to test products for not only accurate GMO labeling, but […]

Maximizing Time & Money With Laboratory Efficiency

Maximizing Time & Money With Laboratory Efficiency

Successful laboratories typically have two things in common – they are both effective and efficient. Here at Microbac Laboratories, we aim to produce results faster and get it right, the first time. This balance between quality and quantity is the result of innovation, attention to detail and the unmatched leadership of specialists like Amy Hansen. […]

Let’s Talk About Algal Toxins

Let’s Talk About Algal Toxins

The Earth’s waters are teeming with life that contain various types of plant species, one of the most notable being algae. Algae is known as a simple aquatic plant, one capable of conducting photosynthesis. The term “algae”, however, is also used to describe a group of “photosynthetic eukaryotic organisms”. The habitats of algae can range […]