Early Career

Managing social distancing as a scientist in training

March 21, 2020
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Ed. Note: Scott Wilkinson is the current co-chair of the ASCB Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS). Social distancing. By…

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Hindsight in 2020: defining moments of my career 

February 27, 2020
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I’m a scientist working as a Principal Legislative Analyst in the University of California (UC) Office of Federal Governmental Relations.…

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Building the list of 100 inspiring black scientists

February 21, 2020
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It took nearly a year for Antentor O. “AJ” Hinton to compile the list, “100 Inspiring Black Scientists in America,”…

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Sign up for ASCB’s new Mentor Match program

February 20, 2020
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Mentoring can help you progress along your career journey, whether you are being mentored or serving as one. Studies show…

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Johns Hopkins Initiative for Careers in Science and Medicine

November 27, 2019
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This is a unique time for scientists and society. As scientists, we must explain how our work (and taxpayer dollars)…

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Finding your success

November 8, 2019
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There are two types of situations that make you feel like a failure as a scientist. One is inevitable and…

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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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2019 Early Career Life Scientist Award goes to Cigall Kadoch

October 14, 2019
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Cigall Kadoch, assistant professor of pediatric oncology at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School, will give the…

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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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New program develops careers in academia

August 8, 2019
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The inaugural cohort of ASCB’s Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) program, funded through a National Institutes of Health IPERT grant, met…

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