A freezer inventory software?

Susan Hubchak hubchak at merle.acns.nwu.edu
Fri Feb 14 10:15:02 EST 1997


I would like information for a Macintosh freezer inventory software since 
the subject has been mentioned.

Susan


In article <33034B50.7E31 at college.med.ufl.edu>, vcore at COLLEGE.MED.UFL.EDU
(vcore) wrote:

> Dear all,
> 
> We are looking to buy a user-friendly, Windows-based computer program,
> that would allow us to log in multiple samples (plasmid DNAs, glycerol
> stocks, virus stocks, frozen cell lines etc) in easily accessible
> format. We tried FreezerWorks (Dataworks Devlopment), but were never
> really happy about it.
>     With the amount of samples propagating with a PCR speed, the absence
> of a good inventory system is becoming a straining factor, seriously
> impairing the lab's perfomance. People come and go, leaving their
> multiple Eppendorf tubes behind, labels keep peeling off, the
> recombinant plasmids get lost and so on and so forth... Or may be this
> is happening in our lab only?
>     Would anybody be interested in sharing the experience in dealing
> with this kind of problem? Also any information regarding the vendors of
> the inventory software would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Regards,
> Sergei.



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