Setting up a lab at hom

"Hansen Lab", not U.H. hansen_lab#l#not_u.h.#r# at MACMAILGW.DFCI.HARVARD.EDU
Mon Aug 28 12:00:12 EST 1995

        Reply to:   RE>>Setting up a lab at home

And what about the regulations (OSHA, EPA, NRC--if you do any work with
radioactivity)? ETC!

Date: 8/28/95 12:46 PM
To: Hansen Lab(not U.H.)
From: martin LEACH
In one word


the reagents cost a bomb!


Susan Jane Hogarth (sjhogart) wrote:
: Hello,

: I'm considering setting up a basic "molecular biology" laboratory in my
home. I
: hope to design/build much of the equipment, and to purchase some. This is
: as far-fetched as it may seem (I hope!) as my mate is a
: machinist/programmer/designer who hopes to use my setup to work on his
: equipment designs. My vision is of a place where, free from having to
: work financially, I can play around with "hobby projects". I see this home
: as a place to do "preliminary experiments" (=low reps), which can (if
: promising) be imported into the academic lab.

: Does anyone think this is feasible in this day and age? Any advice? Will
: experiments produced outside of an "institute" be publishable? I'd like some
: feedback on this idea. 

: Of course the Big Question is: Why would anyone want to take LABwork HOME? 
: Must just be crazy, I guess ;-)
: -- 
: Susan Jane Hogarth
: sjhogart at

.....          Martin Leach                Email:leach at 
   _|____      Dept. of Pharmacology       Phone: (617) 638-5323        
   / o  /      Boston Univ. School of Med. Fax:   (617) 638-4329         
 _/  |-/__==/  80 E. Concord St. (L603)
(BULLDOZER) \_ Boston MA 02118            "Not the old underpants 
               USA                                on your

My homepage:
Biotech companies on the net:

------------------ RFC822 Header Follows ------------------
Received: by with SMTP;28 Aug 1995 12:46:05 -0500
Received: (from daemon at localhost) by (8.6.12/8.6.6) id JAA12506
for methods-and-reagents-list; Mon, 28 Aug 1995 09:23:56 -0700
Received: (from news at localhost) by (8.6.12/8.6.6) id JAA12501 for
bionet-methods-and-reagents-arpanet; Mon, 28 Aug 1995 09:23:55 -0700
To: methods-and-reagents at
From: leach at (martin LEACH)
Subject: Re: Setting up a lab at home
Date: 28 Aug 1995 16:13:20 GMT
Message-ID: <41spv0$ma0 at>
X-Newsreader: TIN [version 1.2 PL2]

More information about the Methods mailing list