Lab Monsters [Infographic]

Have you seen any of these 5 monsters in your lab?

Research labs have their own unique “DNA,” and although no two labs are the same, we’ve found that there are some common personality types that many researchers meet over the years. Some of these personalities even reminded us of different Halloween monsters that you might be familiar with.

Take a look, and see if you recognize any of the 5 that we’ve outlined below.

Infographic of research lab monsters

Further reading on life in the lab

  1. “How To Deal With People Stealing Your Reagents” by Bitesize Bio
  2. A guide on handling radioactive materials from the UCSF Environment, Health & Safety office

Thanks to April Troester, Ben Mudrak, Marek Łaska, Laura Stemmle, Stacie Meaux, and Theresa Somerville for contributing to this article.

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