Professional Development

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

November 22, 2019
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Who cares what my dish at a restaurant looks like, or what my cat is doing on a Wednesday evening?…

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compass

Navigating Toward Your Next Career Transition

October 29, 2019
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Navigating your career can be messy. Too often, we leave career exploration to chance and assume that over time we…

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Non-academic career paths for PhDs

September 27, 2019
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About two decades ago, PhDs often chose the traditional academic career route, where one started with a postdoc and later…

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Successful grants achieved with some help from FRED

September 25, 2019
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ASCB’s Faculty Research and Education Development (FRED) program—designed to promote grant-funding success—has come full circle. Both the inaugural cohort that…

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Synergy of Science and Career Development

September 4, 2019
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How can we help cell biology students follow career paths that are right for them? When I ask students what…

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biotech mini course

One-day biotech mini-course offers behind-the-scenes look at industry

September 4, 2019
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A one-day biotechnology mini-course, presented by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and Keck Graduate Institute (KGI), offers a…

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reflection

The power of representation and role models for LGBTQ+ scientists

June 25, 2019
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I remember the moment I recognized my queerness for what it was, when I first learned there were options for…

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Starting conversations with colleagues about evidence-based teaching

May 2, 2019
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Dear Education Committee, I’m a biologist and biology education researcher. I read journals like CBE–Life Sciences Education (LSE) to learn…

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Apply for funds to organize a scientific meeting

May 1, 2019
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Early Career Meetings help foster a sense of a local scientific community, providing students and postdocs with additional opportunities to…

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Your summer vacation may help you get a biotech job

April 12, 2019
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Spend a week this summer training for a biotech career. Join a week-long, hands-on course to help you transition to…

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