Inclusivity

Pay to play: should trainees be compensated for extracurricular service?

March 23, 2018
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Graduate students and postdocs participate in various service activities throughout their training. Service occurs in the form of outreach, teaching,…

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Biotech has a woman problem

March 21, 2018
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The biotechnology industry in the United States is envied and emulated around the world, and is poised to grow explosively…

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Alliance of scientific societies for broad participation in STEM

March 16, 2018
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The Biophysical Society and the ASCB are leading an effort with the support of the National Science Foundation to create…

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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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Career Perspectives: Margaret Prendergast, Director of Bioengineering, Allevi, Inc.

March 15, 2018
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Please describe your current position. Allevi (previously BioBots) develops a bioprinting platform for the fabrication of living 3D biological structures.…

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Resources to address challenges for international students and postdocs

January 12, 2018
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All scientific career paths are paved with many obstacles to being successful, and individuals can experience different or additional barriers…

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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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Career Perspectives: Bret L. Judson, Imaging Facility Manager at Boston College

November 27, 2017
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Please describe your current position. At Boston College, I manage all aspects of the light microscopy imaging facility housed within…

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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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Peer mentoring: colleagues as a resource for your career development

October 12, 2017
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“Find a good mentor.” At each level of our career, this is the advice we receive from well-meaning advisors.1 Professional…

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