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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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Ahna Skop: visualizing grants, traveling to increase empathy, the importance of studying the cell’s ‘garbage can’

June 21, 2019
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Ahna Skop is a Professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin – Madison and an affiliate faculty member in…

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Finding my community through the ASCB meeting

June 19, 2019
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I was recently invited to be a panelist in the Out in Science discussion hosted by the Gladstone Institute and…

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Six tips to improve your LinkedIn profile for nonacademic jobs

June 17, 2019
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Searching for a job after finishing your PhD can be a tedious and complicated process. For the minority of graduate…

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Transition on the tenure track

June 17, 2019
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As a newly minted associate member of the ASCB LGBTQ+ task force, I have been invited to write a blog…

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Overcoming challenges: how to be a positive advocate for diverse, equitable, and inclusive STEMM

June 14, 2019
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Over the past month alone, a series of reports have highlighted the role of scientists in promoting gender and racial…

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Shedding light on the dark side: how to become an administrator

June 11, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I’m a midcareer cell biologist at a large research university. Recently, I’ve found myself on some university committees, through…

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Maximizing your postdoc

May 24, 2019
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We’ve read the writing on the wall. Academia isn’t for everyone. There aren’t enough positions to be filled, yet, more…

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Do PhDs have transferable skills?

May 15, 2019
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Have you ever wondered if you possess any “transferable skills” as a graduate student or postdoc? If so, you’re not…

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Nasser Rusan on telling a story with your science

May 10, 2019
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This month for How Cell Biologists Work, we feature  Nasser Rusan, an Earl Stadtman PI in the National Heart, Lung,…

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