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ASCB seeks to improve science literacy through new public engagement grants

When scientists engage with their community, both sides benefit from improved understanding. That’s the philosophy behind a new grant program from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). The program is supported by Science Sandbox,  … Read more

Resources to address challenges for international students and postdocs
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All scientific career paths are paved with many obstacles to being successful, and individuals can experience different or additional barriers that are not based on their scientific work, depending on their background. International scientists in  … Read more

Three steps for scientists in the pursuit of happiness
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It’s the beginning of a new year and a great time to set new life and career goals. Although we all have different goals in life, the number one goal for everybody should be the  … Read more

The Best of the ASCB Post: 2017 Edition

ASCB strives to offer the best content for our ASCB Post readers: content that is relevant, timely, and compelling. We are proud of the blogs and articles that we present to you each week, written  … Read more

How Cell Biologists Work: Eva Nogales on making pictures of proteins worth a thousand words
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Eva Nogales is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley; a Senior Faculty Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory; and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator. The  … Read more

Putting active learning into practice: an interview with PALM fellow Christopher Baker and PALM mentor Michelle Smith

This blog post originally appeared on Genes to Genomes, the Genetics Society of America blog. Are you a postdoc looking for hands-on education experience and mentoring? Or a faculty member interested in bringing evidence-based, effective  … Read more

Establish an official postdoctoral association in five easy steps
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Transitions to new career stages are always critical steps in one’s life. Whether you are moving on to be an undergraduate, graduate student, or postdoc, it is always comforting to have a group of people  … Read more