Mid-Late Career

The complete scientist—A call to arms

March 13, 2018
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Last year, I was invited to speak at a “nonscientific” session of the Young MitoScientists Forum, a meeting organized by…

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Burnout syndrome: five ways to keep it together

February 2, 2018
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Science is an extremely intensive endeavor. The erratic hours, the long experiments in the lab, and the repeated streaks of…

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Five tips for explaining your basic science research to non-scientists

January 26, 2018
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One of the hardest challenges we face as scientists is describing our work to friends and family from different walks…

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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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How Cell Biologists Work: Eva Nogales on making pictures of proteins worth a thousand words

December 21, 2017
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Eva Nogales is a Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley; a Senior Faculty Scientist…

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Putting active learning into practice: an interview with PALM fellow Christopher Baker and PALM mentor Michelle Smith

December 12, 2017
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This blog post originally appeared on Genes to Genomes, the Genetics Society of America blog. Are you a postdoc looking…

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How Cell Biologists Work: Hari Shroff on making microscopes sharper, faster, and gentler (no apps or gadgets required)

November 24, 2017
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Hari Shroff is a Senior Investigator at the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) and the Chief of…

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How bystanders can help end sexual harassment in academia

November 15, 2017
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It seems that you can’t open a news site without hearing another story about sexual harassment of women or worse.…

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The importance of mentorship: how to make the most of who you know

September 15, 2017
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Right after handing in my doctoral thesis I had the great opportunity to intern with Cancer Research UK, which is…

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MAC Holds 2017 Faculty Research and Education Development Program

September 12, 2017
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On July 13, 2017, the ASCB Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) kicked off its annual Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED)…

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