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ASCB ends journal subscription experiment

March 8, 2021

The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) has concluded its experiment with the Subscribe to Open (S2O) library subscription model.…

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Who gets to be diverse? LGBTQ+ inclusion in STEM

March 1, 2021
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You have almost 500 applications total, 40 applications in your pile alone, and just six spots. In this undergraduate summer…

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LGBTQ+ in Science: progress but the invisible minority is still a minority

February 26, 2021
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In September 2013, I wrote a blog post for ASCB called “An Invisible-Becoming-Visible Minority?” [1], in which I discussed the…

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Ending racial disparities in NIH funding

February 24, 2021
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The events of the past year have been a wake-up call for some of us: We have had to starkly…

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Finding and starting your postdoc during a pandemic

February 15, 2021
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When the COVID-19 pandemic first shut down university research labs, many trainees had to put their career progress on hold.…

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Erika Shugart leaving ASCB to head NSTA

February 8, 2021

After almost five years as CEO, Erika Shugart will be leaving the American Society for Cell Biology as of March…

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Choosing the Right Postdoctoral Position for Your Career

February 5, 2021
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This session will be a panel discussion focused on postdoctoral positions. An important career decision is whether to pursue a…

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Biology Research Opportunities in Federal Government Laboratories

February 5, 2021
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The mission of US government research laboratories ranges from protecting our health, to defending our people and resources, to sending…

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How to Benefit From Integrating International Research Infrastructures in Your Research Project

February 5, 2021
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Research is becoming ever more complex and increasingly requires access to state-of-the-art technologies and specialized expertise, which are not always…

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COMPASS Open Forum: Managing Up to Maximize Mentoring Relationships

February 5, 2021
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Come participate in an interactive session on maximizing mentoring relationships to receive better guidance as a trainee. Trainees will learn…

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