Professional Development

Career Perspectives: Erica A. Siebrasse, Education and Professional Development Manager, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)

April 11, 2017
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Please describe your current position. I am responsible for the ASBMB’s education, professional development and diversity initiatives. I report directly…

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Can we anticipate graduate student success if we can't assess it?

March 20, 2017
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How we choose the next generation of scientists is at the root of a sustainable scientific enterprise. The true value…

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The Postdoc Lab Search: Becoming a Little Fish in a Big Pond

March 10, 2017
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I grew up in New England about an hour outside of Boston. But an aversion to cold dreary winters and…

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Career Perspectives: Naresh Sunkara, CEO, Founder of Nosocom Solutions Inc

March 8, 2017
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Please describe your current position. I am the founder and CEO of a startup, Nosocom Solutions Inc., through which we…

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Looking back: Advice to my younger self on how to make the most of PhD training

March 3, 2017
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As the realization sets in that I am in the second half of my fourth year of graduate school and…

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Career Perspectives: Meghan Mott, Chief of Staff, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) at NIH

February 14, 2017
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Please describe your current position. I serve as a representative for the NINDS Director, communicating policy, managing resources, and guiding…

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Mixing administration and research: academic positions off the beaten path

February 3, 2017
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After seven years as a postdoc at a research-intensive medical center, I decided it was time to spread my wings…

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Career Perspectives: Isaac Strong , high school biology teacher

January 18, 2017
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  Please describe your current position. I am a high school Biology teacher at St. Ignatius College Preparatory in San…

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Amy Gladfelter on the ‘random-skip,’ using your intuition, and crossing things off

January 5, 2017
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The cell biology field is full of creative people and just as many creative approaches to doing great science. As…

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ASCB 2016 Elevator Speech Video Contest Winners: What Amazon.com Can Teach Us about Cell Protein Delivery Systems

December 7, 2016
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You can buy almost anything on Amazon.com but Steven DelSignore, a postdoc at Brandeis University found a cellular metaphor, free…

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