Labby

Coping with the challenges of being a scientist and a parent

October 14, 2019
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Dear Labby, After a scientifically exciting, very productive, and intense postdoc, I got my dream job and am ready to…

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Flipping the Classroom (and the Skeptics)

September 3, 2019
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Dear Labby, I am a third-year assistant professor at a research 1 university who has just been assigned to teach…

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Shedding light on the dark side: how to become an administrator

June 11, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a midcareer cell biologist at a large research university. Recently, I’ve found myself on some university committees, through…

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The first draft

April 30, 2019

DEAR LABBY: I am a fifth-year graduate student and am excited about writing my first paper describing amazing results collected over…

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Constructive vs. Destructive Criticism in the Lab

March 8, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I am a new graduate student at an “impressive” university. I come from a small, well-known liberal arts college.…

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Making the Most of Your Invited Seminar

December 18, 2018

DEAR LABBY: I’m a relatively new assistant professor with my own lab. I have been invited to give a seminar…

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Meetings Large and Small

October 15, 2018
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DEAR LABBY: I am an assistant professor with limited funds for travel to meetings. Although I am a devoted ASCB…

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Predators and Prey in Publishing

August 15, 2018
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a mid-career faculty member in a biology department at a large public university. Our department has been…

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