Restarting operations after a pandemic-induced hiatus is one thing. Starting a new lab from scratch because you need a new space to conduct core cell culture research? That's another thing entirely.
Cellular research has always needed a space dedicated to keeping cultures alive and experiments on track. But many new considerations have entered the fray in the wake of COVID-19, such as social distancing, increased hygiene measures, and contamination control.
If all this sounds intimidating, don't sweat it. These quick tips can show you how to set up a new lab safely, quickly, and effectively.