Beth is working on her BS in Psychology at University of Maryland University College and is the summer writing intern at the American Society for Cell Biology. Email: agreenberg@student.umuc.edu


The critical role of coalitions in life science advocacy

I have lived and worked in Washington, DC, my entire life. If there are two words I am familiar with they are “funding” and “lobbying.” As a student with a major in the life sciences, I’ve learned about research, studies, grants, and support. What I  … Read more

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Evidence indicates desire for change in undergraduate learning techniques

As an undergraduate psychology major, I had a mandatory course—Biological Basis of Behavior. Previously, I had taken a neurobiology course as an elective and absolutely loved it, so I was looking forward to this course. Unfortunately, the professor teaching the mandatory course never interacted with  … Read more

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Four evidence-based ways universities can enhance graduate training

The biomedical and life sciences have a longstanding culture of postdoctoral training with the ultimate goal of a career as academic faculty or research tenure. Today’s industry, however, doesn’t support that model anymore, according to a study conducted at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).  … Read more

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