2016 in review

2016 in review

“Last Month in Tweets” was on again, off again in 2016. Apologies, we’ll be more consistent with monthly updates across the board in 2017. For now, let’s relive the best moments of 2016 at Perlara! Although I wasn’t able to announce it...

June in tweets

Summer is conference high season, and June was no exception. PLabbers fanned out across the country (and San Francisco) for three events, including two patient-advocacy-group-led research meetings. The first conference was the 22nd annual Ara Parseghian Medical...

May in tweets

YC Demo Day marked the beginning of Spring and a new chapter of growth for PLab. For two years (2014 and 2015) we operated not just as a lean startup, but as an ultra-lean startup — you could call it budgetary caloric restriction. Read more about how we made the...

April in tweets

We kicked off April with Tamy’s first post on the PLab blog. She and Tom have been working hard to launch our Drosophila NGLY1 HTS campaign. Tamy describes an unexpected challenge we encountered during assay development. DMSO and Drug Discovery...

Last quarter in tweets

“Last month in tweets” took a hiatus in the first quarter of 2016, but now it’s back! Why the break? The answer is Y Combinator. On January 4th, PLab was accepted into YC’s Winter 2016 batch. The all-consuming 3-month startup accelerator took...

2015 in review

Feels like the last 12 months went by in a flash! When I wrote this post a year ago, we were just getting started in the lab but we had ambitious plans for the year to come. We set two big goals for 2015. First, to complete a two-species (nematode and fruit fly),...
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