Professional Development

ASCB’s biotech course offers practical info for job seekers

January 20, 2021
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It can be daunting to try to find a job outside academia if that’s all you know about. Let ASCB…

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Maximizing your virtual networking potential

November 23, 2020
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The Coronavirus Pandemic has compelled us all to shift abruptly to a virtual world, embracing video conferencing tools like Zoom…

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Strategies to ace your qualifying exam

July 2, 2020
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“Top notch job!”, “Well done, excellent!”, read the report of my PhD qualifying exam. Buried among these was one more…

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Create a Video Abstract to Accompany your MBoC Paper

May 28, 2020
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Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC) is teaming up with Science Sketches to help authors make animated video abstracts to accompany…

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Four essential elements that improve graduate training

April 17, 2020
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Graduate school can be a stressful time for many reasons. Some of these reasons may include pressures to have experiments…

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How to convene a panel: think of a jazz performance

February 24, 2020
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There may be times in your career when you have the opportunity to organize a panel. This could be around…

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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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Write about what you care about on the COMPASS blog

February 7, 2020
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Academic researchers are practically glorified science writers. The further you move in your career, the less time you spend at…

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Soka University of America to host ASCB’s Regional Meeting

January 31, 2020
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The 2020 American Society for Cell Biology Regional Meeting, Teaching Tomorrow’s Scientists, will be held May 30 at Soka University…

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Biotech industry training offered from coast to coast this summer

January 30, 2020
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Coast to coast, the biotechnology industry continues to offer exciting options for doctoral or postdoctoral trainees who wish to pursue…

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