I recently came across LabRoots when researching about Life Sciences and found it was a great site for networking with others in the industry. Labroots is a Free, social networking website that enables scientists, medical experts, engineers and other technical professionals to connect collaborate with and learn from each other. LabRoots fosters world-wide communication and incorporates the newest social networking technologies. LabRoots allows its users to connect with each other as they describe their interests on a myriad of unique features and tools, discovering meaningful collaborations across geographic boundaries and fields of expertise.
All fields of science:
When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your research, experience, and accomplishments. This profile helps you discover potential collaborators and colleagues. You define your LabRoots experience, so only information relevant to you; including breaking news of discoveries and advancements in your field, videos, podcasts, relevant events, publications, jobs, reviews, press releases, and other information you should know. Your homepage can be customized from a choice of tools including specific RSS feeds, videos and podcasts, scientific calculator, translators, maps, a dictionary, an encyclopedia, and more.
Your knowledge is important and at LabRoots you are free to share your accomplishments, expertise, and opinions with others. This includes participating in relevant blogs, answering questions from others, and reviewing products, services, companies, websites, research, papers, and more.
Virtual Events are rapidly becoming a key element for the scientific and medical community, making it easier and more cost-effective to come together online through live video webcasts and real-time networking. Attendees learn new concepts, tools and techniques that they can apply to research. Online Events require no cost or travel, and no time away from the lab or office, yet delivers all the benefits of a physical conference, with Live streaming video presentations, panel discussions, and real-time Q &A.
LabRoots produces a series of Free virtual events for the life sciences and clinical diagnostics community. Check out BioConference Live.