Professional Development

How to convene a panel: think of a jazz performance

February 24, 2020
, , ,

There may be times in your career when you have the opportunity to organize a panel. This could be around…

Read More

Sign up for ASCB’s new Mentor Match program

February 20, 2020
, ,

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

Read More

Write about what you care about on the COMPASS blog

February 7, 2020
, ,

Academic researchers are practically glorified science writers. The further you move in your career, the less time you spend at…

Read More

Soka University of America to host ASCB’s Regional Meeting

January 31, 2020
, ,

The 2020 American Society for Cell Biology Regional Meeting, Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, will be held May 30 at Soka University…

Read More

Biotech industry training offered from coast to coast this summer

January 30, 2020
, ,

Coast to coast, the biotechnology industry continues to offer exciting options for doctoral or postdoctoral trainees who wish to pursue…

Read More

Four ways to use social media to get people to your poster (or talk)

November 22, 2019
, ,

Who cares what my dish at a restaurant looks like, or what my cat is doing on a Wednesday evening?…

Read More
compass

Navigating Toward Your Next Career Transition

October 29, 2019
, , ,

Navigating your career can be messy. Too often, we leave career exploration to chance and assume that over time we…

Read More

Non-academic career paths for PhDs

September 27, 2019
, ,

About two decades ago, PhDs often chose the traditional academic career route, where one started with a postdoc and later…

Read More

Successful grants achieved with some help from FRED

September 25, 2019
,

ASCB’s Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) program—designed to promote grant-funding success—has come full circle. Both the inaugural cohort that…

Read More

Synergy of Science and Career Development

September 4, 2019
, ,

How can we help cell biology students follow career paths that are right for them? When I ask students what…

Read More