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Lab Manager: Keeping Your Lab Equipment Running Smoothly Amid COVID-19

With many labs resuming operations after shutdowns, or running at a reduced capacity, maintenance is more important than ever June 30th, 2020 RACHEL MUENZ Matt Mincer, Tech One Biomedical. With COVID-19 lockdowns either starting to be lifted or already lifted in many states, labs that were shut down are getting back to work. While staff have Read more…


Lab Manager: How to Ensure Compatibility When Buying Pre-Owned

Simple steps to reduce the risk of compatibility issues arising post purchase February 8th, 2017 ERICA TENNENHOUSE, PHD For labs trying to stretch their budget, purchasing pre-owned equipment can offer a cost-effective means of acquiring instruments. However, several factors must be considered when preparing to purchase a used piece of laboratory equipment, and key among Read more…


Lab Manager: Tips for Purchasing Pre-Owned Laboratory Equipment at Auctions

The search for good deals on used laboratory equipment often leads scientists to auctions February 7th, 2018 ERICA TENNENHOUSE, PHD Today, most of the auctions for used laboratory equipment take place online. As Roger Gallo, CEO and president of EquipNet (Canton, MA) explains, these are timed events without an auctioneer. The buyer is able to place Read more…


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Retweet for Coffee! #MerrimackAuction

  Beginning April 29th, we’re conducting a timed online auction of lab assets from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, MA. This event features more than 500 lots of high-quality, late-model R&D lab equipment, including flow cytometers, chromatography systems, microscopes, centrifuges, incubators, and other biotech basics. For the duration of the auction, follow us on Twitter and either tweet Read more…


BioSurplus Appoints Shelley Amster to its Board of Directors

BioSurplus, America’s preeminent buyer and reseller of preowned lab equipment, has appointed Shelley Amster to its Board of Directors, bringing on a well-connected leader with extensive experience in the life science industry. “Shelley will be an excellent addition to our board,” said Bill VanDeWeghe, president and CEO of BioSurplus. “Having worked with major trade organizations and companies of Read more…


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BioSurplus’ Liquidiation Services are a Win-Win for Life Science Community

  Lab closures are never easy. Companies often lack the time, facilities, and resources necessary to market and sell their assets effectively while meeting stressful deadlines. In these unfortunate situations, it’s best for organizations to find a painless, turnkey solution to deal with their remaining assets. BioSurplus, Inc. provides that solution by offering industry-leading liquidation Read more…


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BioSurplus and BaneBio to Conduct Joint Auction of Equipment from Aeras Biotech

Beginning Monday, October 15th, BioSurplus and BaneBio will conduct a collaborative timed online auction of lab assets from Aeras, a non-profit biotech organization based in Rockville, Maryland. This event will include over 300 lots of flow cytometers, ultralow freezers, refrigerated centrifuges, microscopes, biosafety cabinets, consumables, and many other laboratory essentials. Included among the lots are premium Read more…


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Second and Final Auction of Lab Assets from Dart NeuroScience to Run Sept. 24 to 27

BioSurplus will be holding a second and final liquidation auction of laboratory assets from Dart NeuroScience’s research and development facility in San Diego, CA. The online auction will run from Sept. 24 to 27. Dart NeuroScience built an expansive, state-of-the-art scientific program that now yields more than 1,200 remaining auction lots of quality research and Read more…


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Major Lab Liquidation Auction from Dart NeuroScience

  Starting August 27th, we’re conducting a timed online auction of lab assets from Dart NeuroScience. This event features more than 900 lots of high-quality, late-model R&D lab equipment. Available lots include chromatography systems, ultracentrifuges, research microscopes, mass spectrometers, evaporators, consumables, and other biotech essentials. Included among the lots are premium items, such as: Go Read more…


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BlueNalu Official Launch

Today, BlueNalu, a pioneer in “cellular aquaculture,” officially launched! By producing real seafood directly from fish cells, BlueNalu aims to provide consumers with a sustainable and ethical alternative to the traditional fishing industry. “We are excited to bring about a new ‘wave of thinking’ – and a BlueNalu movement,” their website reads, “that will provide a responsible solution Read more…