LabGuru: An Online Service That Helps Organize Your Research

Umar 26-01-2012

When you are researching anything, you often collect a huge number of resources and you may subsequently find it difficult to manage them. The task becomes even more difficult if you are working in a laboratory. But if your lab work involves research relevant to life sciences, you can use a helpful service called LabGuru to help you with your research.


organize lab research

LabGuru is free for personal use and is meant for people researching topics related to life sciences. When you sign up, you specify your university, designation, as well as your research areas. Next you start your research by entering its title and a description. You are then provided with clearly sorted fields in which you classify your sources and results.

For example you can store papers and images in the Knowledgebase category.


You can use LabGuru to record the milestones achieved in your research and you can add a description with each entry. Records for results, specimens, and materials can all be recorded in the online interface.



  • A user-friendly web service.
  • Lets you organize research.
  • Targeted at research relevant to life sciences.
  • Offers categories to clearly sort research material.

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  1. Scott Panichelli
    May 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    Hi Umar,

    You hit the nail on the head when you point out that life sciences research consists of an ever-expanding number of resources and data that must be managed. I provide customer-support at Quartzy ( a free, online suite of lab-management tools.

    Quartzy is a software platform that can help you manage your lab resources. With modules for organizing your inventory, orders, protocols, and facilities, Quartzy is a one-stop shop for lab management and organization.

    The software is free to use for scientists. We generate revenue from hosting vendor catalogs ( and from providing marketing solutions to vendors.

    In order for discoveries to be made, researchers must spend more time at the bench and less time doing administrative tasks like looking for a particular antibody or using a whiteboard to place an order. Quartzy increases efficiency and decreases costs by putting an end to the issues and tasks that waste both time and money. You can see what other scientists are saying here: