Inclusivity

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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How Cell Biologists Work: Omar Quintero on the power of undergraduate scientists

July 27, 2018
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Omar Quintero is an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Richmond, in Richmond, VA. The University of Richmond…

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preLights: Preprint highlights for biology

July 13, 2018
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Preprints are a growing trend that is pushing the pace of dissemination of scientific information. preLights is a new service that…

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Moving from diversity to inclusion

June 25, 2018
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June is Pride month, and so many articles will get written and posted this month promoting LGBTQ+ diversity in various…

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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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The science of science careers: never too late to consider options

May 23, 2018
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This is the first post in a series highlighting the collaboration between COMPASS and CBE—Life Sciences Education (LSE)–featuring some of…

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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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How Cell Biologists Work, with physician scientist Anna Huttenlocher

April 27, 2018
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This is the first article of the series “How Cell Biologists Work” for 2018. In these articles, we hope to…

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Tone deaf?

April 23, 2018
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Dear Labby, As a first-year woman medical student, I have appreciated my medical school’s efforts to mitigate unconscious bias. However,…

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Insights for STEM researchers on going global: A voice from the social sciences

April 17, 2018
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Increasing American women’s representation and impact in scientific and technical fields is not only a national imperative—it’s a global goal,…

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