Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS)

Outreach from afar: successful socially distanced science programming

August 7, 2020
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In mid-March, Connecticut locked down to limit the spread of COVID-19. School closures forced parents to juggle working from home…

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Strategies to ace your qualifying exam

July 2, 2020
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“Top notch job!”, “Well done, excellent!”, read the report of my PhD qualifying exam. Buried among these was one more…

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COMPASS Statement and Resources for Addressing Police Violence

June 10, 2020
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Like many of our peers, our passion for cell biology stems from our motivation to improve the world around us.…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Urszula McClurg

June 3, 2020
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Urszula McClurg is a tenure-track fellow in the Institute of Integrative Biology at the University of Liverpool in Liverpool, UK.…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Katrina Velle

May 22, 2020
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Katrina Velle is a postdoctoral researcher in Lil Fritz-Laylin’s lab at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA. Velle…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ Featuring Jen Gallagher

May 21, 2020
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Jen Gallagher is an Associate Professor at West Virginia University in the Biology Department. At WVU, the Gallagher lab is…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Veronica Segarra

May 14, 2020
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Veronica Segarra is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at High Point University in North Carolina. At HPU Veronica…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Dave Matus

May 12, 2020
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David (Dave) Q. Matus is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University…

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Accepting the ‘new normal’ as a trainee

May 11, 2020
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In my last post discussing social distancing as a trainee (link), I had been at home for one week and…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home” featuring Maitreyi Das

May 7, 2020
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Maitreyi Das is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry & Cellular Molecular Biology (BCMB) at the University of…

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