Careers

Jennifer Bagwell balances lab manager and research scientist responsibilities

September 13, 2019
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Our featured cell biologist this month is Jennifer Bagwell, a lab manager in the Department of Developmental Biology in the…

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How mindfulness can help you take control in grad school

September 11, 2019
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As I placed my 96-well plate in the plate reader, I could feel my peripheral vision fading, my heart racing,…

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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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Flipping the Classroom (and the Skeptics)

September 3, 2019
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Dear Labby, I am a third-year assistant professor at a research 1 university who has just been assigned to teach…

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Four leadership skills to boost your career

August 30, 2019
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Organizations value leadership skills immensely. Leadership ability is usually a hiring criterion. Including this trait in your resume and describing…

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A guide for more effective teaching for scientists

August 9, 2019
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All scientists serve in some capacity as teachers. Whether you are teaching a classroom of students, mentoring a colleague in…

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New program develops careers in academia

August 8, 2019
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The inaugural cohort of ASCB’s Accomplishing Career Transitions (ACT) program, funded through a National Institutes of Health IPERT grant, met…

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Improving sustainability in the research lab

July 23, 2019
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Last fall, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a special report describing the devastating impacts of increasing global temperatures,…

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Shirin Bahmanyar: repairing the nuclear envelope; dismantling biases in STEM

July 19, 2019
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Shirin Bahmanyar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology at Yale University. I had…

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