Ashley Lakoduk

Pride month reminds us of continued inequities in science

June 13, 2019
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The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which was one of the formative events of the…

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Trainee survival tips: the importance of self-care

September 21, 2018
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Being a graduate student or postdoc can be hard at times. Okay, often really hard. Picture this: It’s very late…

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COMPASS: Who are we?

August 17, 2018

COMPASS, or Committee for Postdocs and Students, are a group composed of graduate students and postdocs who represent the interests of…

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Looking back: Advice to my younger self on how to make the most of PhD training

March 3, 2017
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As the realization sets in that I am in the second half of my fourth year of graduate school and…

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Using social media to promote your work

November 4, 2016

Imagine you have a paper that has just been published, or you are presenting at a scientific meeting and you…

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Science Advocate for a Day

April 29, 2016
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A great way to advocate for science funding is by participating in Capitol Hill days. Many groups and professional organizations…

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Ask a Scientist: An Exercise in Communication Training

April 22, 2016
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While there is a growing awareness of the necessity for increasing science communication skills for graduate students and postdocs, there…

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