Careers

Hands on Data: How to Make Flip Books for Science

November 29, 2013
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With the advent of smartphones and tablets, bringing movies to poster sessions is becoming more common than ever before. Even…

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What If You Want to be a Postdoc Forever?

November 22, 2013
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Jim started his postdoc 15 years ago and never left. He loves working at the bench, publishes regularly, and has…

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How to Print a Fabric Poster

November 15, 2013

As the Annual Meeting approaches, it’s time to start thinking about printing your poster. If you’re not looking forward to…

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As Journal Impact Factor Loses Respectability, Can Altmetrics Provide Other Measures?

November 12, 2013

It’s been nearly a year since an insurgent group of scientists and journal editors gathered in San Francisco at the…

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Writing Science for Non-scientists

November 8, 2013
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ASCB PhotoWhen I started reading it, my head felt foggy and my eyes glazed over. My PhD in biology did…

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Nontraditional Science Careers: Patent Agent

November 4, 2013

After following a traditional path in science, Kyle Gurley opted for a career as a patent agent. Photo Credit: Bozicevic,…

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How to Put Your Poster in the Cloud

November 1, 2013
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Imagine walking up to a poster, snapping a QR code with your smartphone, and being connected to a permanent and…

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Interview with Arturo Casadevall on Scientific Misconduct

October 25, 2013
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1) Retractions in the scientific literature seem to be more common now than 10 years ago. How often are articles…

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“Publish or Perish” and the Plague of Scientific Misconduct

October 18, 2013
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It is truly alarming to see the sharp increase in retractions in the scientific literature due to misconduct such as…

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Talk Science, No Big Words- Take the “UpGoer” Challenge

October 11, 2013
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The UpGoer contest was inspired by the xkcd comic describing the Saturn V rocket as the “Up Goer Five.”“I study…

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