Stop the madness of manual cell counting

See how these scientists convinced their lab to get an automated cell counter

Scientists who are tired of counting cells manually can be very creative. The prospect of having an automated cell counter like the Invitrogen Countess II FL Automated Cell Counter was incentive for some scientists to do anything to convince their lab to get one. Check out the videos of their desperate pleas for a Countess cell counter so they could discard their clickers and alleviate the stress of manual cell counting.

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LUMC Anatomy & Embryology Department: We are tired of counting cells manually. But the boss has a very old fashioned philosophy about cell counting. Can he be persuaded to change his mind?

Other scientists who made their pleas

University of Namur, Department of Pharmacy
Gleghorn Lab, University of Delaware
Biochemistry of Integrated Systems, RadboudUMC
Biologisk Beroendeforskning

Don’t let manual cell counting bring you down any longer. Use the five steps below to convince your lab to get a Countess II or II FL Automated Cell Counter

  1. Download and circulate petition
  2. Download and customize prewritten letter
  3. Download application note comparing automated and
    manual counting
  4. Submit request to PI or lab manager
  5. Ditch your clicker and celebrate

Join the movement against manual cell counting!

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