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Zombie CellSlam Adds “Undead Video” Category; Top Prize Still $1,000 in Live Science Slam at ASCB 2014

November 15, 2014

A separate Undead Video category has been added to the bill at the Zombie CellSlam, a juried, stand-up science slam…

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Come to the COMPASS Open Forum at the ASCB/IFCB Annual Meeting!

November 14, 2014

What are the biggest challenges that young scientists face? What can the ASCB do to help? Please join us at…

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Poster Advice, Timeless and Otherwise

November 7, 2014
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With the annual meeting fast approaching, it’s time once again to start putting together your poster. There are innumerable websites…

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The National Academies’ Research Associateship Programs

November 6, 2014

The National Academies’ Research Associateship Programs administer postdoctoral (within five years of the doctorate) and senior (normally five years or…

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Why You Shouldn’t be Scared of Your Thesis Defense

October 31, 2014
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Time in graduate school can seem like it stretches on forever: all those never-ending classes, exams, long experiments, time courses,…

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For NIH Postdoctoral Fellows, Choosing a Career is All in the Details

October 24, 2014
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As a postdoctoral fellow at the NIH, in the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), I have been strongly…

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Keep an Eye on the Clock: Time Limits on Grant Eligibility

October 17, 2014
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The average age for an academic researcher to receive his or her first NIH R grant is 42. Like many…

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Laugh in the Face of Deadlines! Write That Research Paper with a Smile on Your Face!

October 15, 2014

Your latest western blot may be worth a thousand words but you will need to write1,000 words to go along…

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Being Eco-Friendly in the Lab

October 10, 2014
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Climate change is real, and the recent UN Climate Summit highlighted the fact that more must be done to mitigate…

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Outreach Grants Will Promote Basic Science from Galway to San Quentin Prison

September 25, 2014

Inmate-college students at San Quentin Prison will soon have microscopes for their biology lab through an ASCB Outreach Grant, offered by…

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