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Your summer vacation may help you get a biotech job

April 12, 2019
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Spend a week this summer training for a biotech career. Join a week-long, hands-on course to help you transition to…

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Apply for active learning mentoring by April 30

April 8, 2019
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Apply for active learning mentoring by April 30 Could you use help in incorporating active learning into your lecture course?…

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Art-Science Collaborations: What are they good for?

April 5, 2019
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Interdisciplinary, collaborative: these buzzwords often appear in the descriptions of grant proposals, university departments, or new training initiatives to highlight…

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Questions to ask when choosing a grad school

March 22, 2019
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‘Tis the season for graduate school acceptances! With final decisions due in about a month, you’re likely weighing your options.…

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My experiences making a video

March 20, 2019
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I’ve made exactly two videos, both of which were based on our research but which nonetheless differed significantly in terms…

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Why so serious? The surprising importance of informal seminars

March 15, 2019
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In academia, seminars are the classrooms we never really leave. As a keystone of intellectual exchange, seminars, whether large or…

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Constructive vs. Destructive Criticism in the Lab

March 8, 2019
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DEAR LABBY: I am a new graduate student at an “impressive” university. I come from a small, well-known liberal arts college.…

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Daniel Colon Ramos

Daniel Colón Ramos on embracing the familiar while seeking the unknown

March 8, 2019
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This month, How Cell Biologists Work talked to Daniel Colón Ramos, who splits his time between chilly New Haven and…

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From bench to bytes: Learning how to code as a biologist

March 6, 2019

I am a cell biologist by training. Give me a cell culture dish or a microscope, and I’m happy. During…

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How to enjoy feeling stupid after you switch fields

February 28, 2019

Going from a PhD to a postdoc changes almost everyone’s field of research in some big or small way. Perhaps…

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