Course Director
Lisa M. Schwiebert, Ph.D. 

Offered every Fall 


This course will introduce every aspect of laboratory management to postdoctoral scholars. Class topics will include:

  • Managing Start-Up Budgets and Projects
  • Effective Hiring and Mentoring Practices
  • Managing Communication and Conflict
  • Data Management
  • Safe Laboratory Practices
  • Navigating the Tenure Process director


Throughout the course, participants are expected to write and present a laboratory management plan to the class. This course is open to postdoctoral scholars in any discipline.

Class meeting schedule:
The class will meet from September - October, 2018 on Tuesday from 2-4pm. To register, email

A sample syllabus can be found here. Please contact Dr. Lisa Schwiebert at for more information.