U of I Won 1st place internationally
|Top four laboratory teams scoring the highest point totals during the 2018 Freezer Challenge|| |
Being the best at reducing the energy required for laboratory cold-storage and implementing sample management best-practices earned the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign first place in the 2018 International Freezer Challenge, leading our peers and joining first place organizations in multiple categories.... read more
| ||The 2018 International Freezer Challenge award on display, in the CABBI lab area at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology|
The University of Illinois research community has received international recognition from a number of organizations and media publications.
|In 2018, 45 Labs made this BIG of an impact, join us to help change the world!|| |
Highlights from lab efforts in 2018
Researchers rallied to apply best practices in sample-storage management, reducing their lab's carbon footprint and submitting their efforts for recognition in the International Freezer Challenge. Particpating researchers were awarded a certificate for demonstrating leadership in Environmental Stewardship and Sustainable Laboratory Practices. Register to receive your lab's 2019 scoresheet! (sample scoresheet attached)
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Goals for 2019 competition: DOUBLE-UP!
This year's goal is to DOUBLE last year’s:
- Participation of researchers from 45 labs to 90 labs
- Energy reduction of an estimated 720 kWh/day to 1500 kWh/day
CHILL-UP TO DOUBLE-UP, DOUBLE THE LABS & DOUBLE THE WIN!!!
Illinois can win again! Only one organization (the CDC) has won twice in their division. Illinois can join them in 2019!
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Join us and submit your scoresheet by midnight, May 1 to achieve world class results!
For help getting started contact:
Paul Foote at firstname.lastname@example.org
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