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How Cell Biologists Work featuring John Wallingford

October 14, 2020

Our featured cell biologist this month is John Wallingford, the William and Gwyn Shive Endowed Professor and Principal Investigator in…

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Is ‘optional’ really ‘optional’ for submitting GRE scores?

September 30, 2020
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The following content originally appeared September 21, 2019 as the post “Is ‘optional’ really ‘optional’ for submitting GRE scores?” on…

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How to pick the best graduate programs to apply to

September 23, 2020
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The following content originally appeared July 17, 2020 as the post “How to pick the best graduate programs to apply…

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ASCB holds successful virtual education meeting

September 18, 2020

On May 30 ASCB held its first-ever virtual meeting for educators. Originally scheduled as a regional, in-person event at Soka…

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Virtual biotech course a huge success

September 18, 2020
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When the pandemic compelled ASCB to merge its two in-person summer biotech courses into one Virtual Biotech Course, the organizers…

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Improving mentorship for diverse scientists

September 16, 2020
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Mentorship is a keystone of scientific training and career development. Successful mentors can help identify a mentee’s strengths and areas…

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Applying to graduate school for the first time

September 16, 2020
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The following content originally appeared September 14, 2018 as the post “What Information Should I Gather?” on the Vanderbilt University blog…

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Balancing childcare and career in the age of COVID

September 15, 2020
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Dear Labby, Thank you for your very helpful advice on how to navigate the complicated scheduling required to do bench…

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Evidence-based best practices for summative assessments in online or blended STEM learning environments

September 15, 2020
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Dear Education Committee, While I have taught introductory cell and molecular biology for many years, this fall will be the…

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Mental health resources for trainees are more important than ever

August 28, 2020
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Over the years, my siblings and close friends have sought mental health resources like therapy, psychoanalysis, or psychiatry, so I…

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