Career Presentations

Sustaining Women in Science:”Lessons from the American Society for Cell Biology” Joan Goldberg Download file Cell Biology in the 21st Century:Challenges and Opportunities Sandra Schmid, Ph.D. Download file Workshop Materials Academic Job Applications Job Search Techniques: CVs, Cover Letters, Teaching Portfolios/Statements, Research Statements, and Reference  … Read more

American Society for Cell Biology Kicks Off Parasitology Course in Tanzania for African Scientists

The First in a Three-Year Outreach Effort to Teach New Ideas and Technologies BETHESDA, MD – Protozoan parasites – like Plasmodium which causes malaria or trypanosomes which give rise to sleeping sickness – will be the focus when the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)  … Read more

How To Get A Teaching at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Recently, I was hired as a tenure track faculty member in the biology department of an undergraduate institution. Previously, while seeking a site for the second year of a Pew Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship, I had the rare opportunity to visit and interview at eight colleges  … Read more

Careers and Rewards in Bio Sciences

The Disconnect Between Scientific Progress and Career Progression Article Summary from Science Magazine Full Text Article from Science Magazine Supported by a Grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Richard B Freeman Eric Weinstein Elizabeth Marincola Janet Rosenbaum Frank Solomon August, 2001 We owe a  … Read more

How To Get A Teaching at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Recently, I was hired as a tenure track faculty member in the biology department of an undergraduate institution. Previously, while seeking a site for the second year of a Pew Teacher-Scholar Postdoctoral Fellowship, I had the rare opportunity to visit and interview at eight colleges  … Read more

About the Women in Cell Biology Committee

“WICB” began in the early 1970s as a group of women cell biologists, sensitized by the women’s movement of the time, who began to notice the under-representation of women in academia in general and cell biology in particular. A mimeographed newsletter began circulating, and ad  … Read more

Educating Future Women Scientists

Postdocs National Postdoctoral Association – A National Voice for Postdocs Grants / Fellowships American Association of University Women – Educational Foundation GrantsNet Philanthropy News Digest on Women – These funding opportunities are not specific to women in science, but women in science could qualify for some of these opportunities UCSF Biomedical  … Read more

Women In Science References

National Organizations That Promote Women in Science Achieving XXcellence in Science American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), Women in Cancer Research (WICR) American Association of Immunologists (AAI) Committee on the Status of Women American Association of University Professors – AAUP’s purpose is to advance academic freedom and shared  … Read more

WICB Career Book

WICB career book, Career Advice for Life Scientists I and II (reprinted in 2008 in a combined single volume): Order a Paperback Copy today, or download a PDF

The History of WICB: The Later Years

Note: This is the second of two articles about the history of WICB. The first article, “The History of WICB: The Founding and Early Years,” appeared in the August 1996 issue of the ASCB Newsletter (Vol. 19, No. 8). The women who founded WICB in  … Read more