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The Other Side of the Tracks—Tips for Transitioning from PhD Student to Postdoc

*This is the final part of a series on transitioning from PhD student to postdoctoral fellow. Here you can find parts one, two, and three.* The first year of the postdoc is an exciting time,  … Read more

Science Debate Interrupts Washington Summer
October 2015 Newsletter

The quiet, traffic-free days of summer in Washington were interrupted in mid-July when the morning news led with stories about a surreptitiously videotaped “interview” with a Planned Parenthood employee who did not know she was  … Read more

How the Impostor Syndrome Hinders Career Advancement
October 2015 NewsletterWICB Columns

Do these apply to you? Someone has offered you the opportunity to chair an important committee, and you consider saying no because you have never run an important committee before and you just aren’t sure  … Read more

Managing Science in the Biotech Industry
October 2015 NewsletterMembers in the News

In July 2015 ASCB and the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) offered Managing Science in the Biotech Industry: An Intensive Course for PhD Students and Postdocs. EMD Millipore provided generous funding for the course. Here four  … Read more

Wanatabe and Zhou to Receive 2015 Bernfield and Gilula Awards
October 2015 NewsletterAwards

Shigeki Watanabe Chuankai Zhou Shigeki Watanabe, postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Utah and Universitätsmedizin Berlin, will receive the 2015 Merton Bernfield Memorial Award. Wanatabe was selected for inventing methods that combine optogenetics and  … Read more

Bertuzzi Leaving ASCB to Become Chief of AS
October 2015 Newsletter

The Executive Director of the ASCB, Stefano Bertuzzi, has resigned at the end of his contract, after deciding not to ask for a renewal, to take up the position of Chief Executive Officer of the  … Read more

Sallie “Penny” Chisholm: Tiny Cell with Global Impact

Talking with ASCB 2015 Keynote Speakers: Biology on Global, Microscopic, and Political Scales An ASCB Interview in Two Parts Part One: Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University Part Two: Sallie “Penny” Chisholm, MIT The keynote speakers  … Read more