Margherita Perillo

Lab bullying: talking is still the only solution

October 25, 2019
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If you are passionate about science, you deserve the opportunity to work in academia. Do you think that abusive supervisors…

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Three ways to improve the culture of lab-life balance

November 9, 2018

You’re exhausted from working long hours, but have you ever asked yourself how you spent your time? We live in…

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A window into a scientific career in Japan

August 10, 2018
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Being a scientist is a special job. We can do our research everywhere in the world. This freedom means we…

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Let’s face lab bullying, part 3

June 8, 2018
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Reporting the bully Most bullied trainees decide not to report the person who bullied them. As one postdoc says: “I…

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Let’s face lab bullying, part 2

May 4, 2018
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Many people think that harassment is a normal part of life in academia, because “it has always been this way.”…

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Bullying in science: let’s face the problem

March 16, 2018
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The likelihood of a good scientist succeeding depends on infinite factors. At some point, we have all experienced the fact…

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Three steps for scientists in the pursuit of happiness

January 5, 2018
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It’s the beginning of a new year and a great time to set new life and career goals. Although we…

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Establish an official postdoctoral association in five easy steps

December 8, 2017
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Transitions to new career stages are always critical steps in one’s life. Whether you are moving on to be an…

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Strengths and challenges of working with non-model organisms

November 3, 2017

There was a time when there was no such thing as a “model organism.” In the 19th century, Marine Institutes…

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You’re not alone: postdoctoral associations as a way to create a supportive network

September 29, 2017
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The world “postdoc” simply means “after doctorate,” which does not define the job, but rather simply states that one got…

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