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Science advocate: No experience needed

June 14, 2022
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Dear Labby, I was talking with a scientist friend of mine, and she told me about “Hill Day” and how,…

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Assessing a possible international research collaboration

April 25, 2022
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Dear Labby, As a PI with an active cell biology research lab for over 20 years, I’ve been fortunate to…

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Celebrating a Dissertation Defense

March 1, 2022
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Dear Labby, I am a graduate student and the first in my extended family to complete an undergraduate degree. I…

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The Methods Section: Rewrite or Recycle?

December 15, 2021
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Dear Labby, I’m a new assistant professor, and I’m happy to say that I’m getting ready to submit the first…

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Concerns of a Trailing Spouse

October 21, 2021
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Dear Labby, My spouse and I are PhD postdocs, working in different labs and currently on the job market for…

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Returning to the lab safely

August 18, 2021

DEAR LABBY: I am a fourth-year graduate student in cell biology. Our laboratory is about to be able to open…

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How to become an advocate for science and your institution

June 11, 2021
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Dear Labby, I work at a minority serving institution (MSI). As a faculty member I am committed to educating my…

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Finding mentors for careers outside academia

May 20, 2021

Dear Labby, I am a senior grad student thinking about the next step in a career that will engage my…

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Caught in a Conflict between Labs

April 5, 2021
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Dear Labby, I’ve recently moved to a second postdoc after a couple of pretty successful years that have led to…

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Staying productive when the pandemic stalls your research

January 22, 2021
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Dear Labby, I started my third year in graduate school this fall, and I am starting to get desperate and…

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