Career Wizard

DIY career guidance: Tips and tricks on organizing a career seminar series

During your graduate education, you acquired many intangible skills, such as grant writing, scientific presentation, critical thinking, and experimental troubleshooting. Armed with all these skills an...

Just The Facts Please: Scientists’ Role in Policy

“Science and the scientific process must inform and guide decisions of my Administration on a wide range of issues, including improvement of public health, protection of the environment, increased e...

Poster Advice, Timeless and Otherwise

With the annual meeting fast approaching, it’s time once again to start putting together your poster. There are innumerable websites offering advice on poster design (my favorite being Dr. Zen...

iBioEducation—Helping You Teach and Learn

There are always times when we need some extra help in the classroom—in finding new ways to engage students or to encourage them to learn about a new topic, for example. iBioEducation from iBiolog...

Do you have a sponsor?

As I sat in the middle of the room during another career advancement seminar for graduate students, the speaker posed a question that led me to believe that this seminar was going to be different. ...

To Be or Not To Be…A Postdoc

"What are you going to do when you're finished?" "Have you started looking for postdocs?" "When you choose where to do a postdoc, you should consider..." "Where will you do your postdoc?" (more...

Life as a Postdoc at the NIH

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this blog post are the sole opinions of the author and in no way represent the views or opinions of the National Institutes of Health. NIH Clinical Center. Im...

Hands on Data: How to Make Flip Books for Science

With the advent of smartphones and tablets, bringing movies to poster sessions is becoming more common than ever before. Even so, a low-tech flip book is still a lot more fun for visitors to use, and ...