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Diversity Pride: Introducing a new ASCB Committee

June 11, 2020
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June is Pride Month in the United States, a month to commemorate the fight for diversity, equality, and inclusion in…

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Science outreach in the social media era

June 28, 2019
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The importance of social media in our lives—the good, the bad, and everything in between—is not surprising to anyone. The…

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A fast-moving revolution: from Stonewall toward a more diverse scientific workforce

June 20, 2019
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June 2019 is a special year for the LGBTQ+ community. The Stonewall riots started the fight for gay rights in…

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Outreach, conference-style: the importance of attending scientific meetings that are not research topic-based

October 19, 2018
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It is October, and most cell biologists around the world are looking forward to the ASCB|EMBO meeting in San Diego!…

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The stranger in the lab: Staff scientists—who they are, what they do and how they improve academia

March 9, 2018
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When you think of lab personnel, you probably think of the PI, postdocs, graduate students and even some undergrads. However,…

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The road to equality: the successes and the needs of LGBTQ+ biomedical scientists

June 28, 2017

Some Progress Has Been Made Around the world and the United States, June is known as Pride Month. While media…

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Volunteering in your scientific society: six lessons from a COMPASS alum

June 16, 2017
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Compared with all other ASCB committees, membership in the Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) fluctuates with a fast tempo,…

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Understanding the concerns of students and postdocs and a look to the future

November 25, 2016
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This is my final blog post as co-chair of COMPASS – it has been an honor to represent students and…

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Just Say "No"—Against the Silence of the Scientific Job Market

April 1, 2016
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It is not easy to get an academic position nowadays, and this is not news. The academic job market is…

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Carnival of Disaster as Rio de Janeiro Looks at 50% Science Cuts

March 15, 2016

“The tumor had given a first hint of its existence in St. Louis, but it was in Rio de Janeiro…

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