Gaia Cantelli

ASCB COMPASS Outreach Grant spotlight: Sharon STEM Talks

February 8, 2019

It is 6:50 pm on an October evening. Fifty-five 11th and 12th-grade students pile into the Sharon High School (SHS)…

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COMPASS: Who are we?

August 17, 2018

COMPASS, or Committee for Postdocs and Students, are a group composed of graduate students and postdocs who represent the interests of…

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Writing as a scientist: a skill for life

July 20, 2018
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In today’s intense research environment, scientists must become effective communicators in order to gain a competitive edge and to make…

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Mentoring undergraduates: all you need to know to help your summer student

June 29, 2018
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This is another post in a series highlighting the collaboration between COMPASS and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)–featuring some of the…

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The science of science careers: never too late to consider options

May 23, 2018
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This is the first post in a series highlighting the collaboration between COMPASS and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)–featuring some of…

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Five fun ways to keep up with science outside your job

February 16, 2018
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Remember before science was your job? Chances are, you were a science-lover who read up on and was curious about…

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Burnout syndrome: five ways to keep it together

February 2, 2018
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Science is an extremely intensive endeavor. The erratic hours, the long experiments in the lab, and the repeated streaks of…

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Five tips for transitioning from PhD to postdoc

December 15, 2017
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The end of your PhD is one of the most hectic times of your life. You have a huge list…

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The importance of mentorship: how to make the most of who you know

September 15, 2017
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Right after handing in my doctoral thesis I had the great opportunity to intern with Cancer Research UK, which is…

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Five ways to make the most of your conference experience

July 14, 2017
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Attending conferences is one of the most important parts of being a scientist. You get to connect with other researchers…

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