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Improving mentorship for diverse scientists

September 16, 2020
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Mentorship is a keystone of scientific training and career development. Successful mentors can help identify a mentee’s strengths and areas…

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How scientific trainees can navigate the hurdles imposed by COVID-19: An interview with Sharon Milgram from NIH’s OITE

July 6, 2020
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We reached out to Sharon Milgram, the Director of the Office of Intramural Training & Education at the National Institutes…

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No more ‘man’els! Increase diversity with the next-generation WICB women speakers list

May 9, 2020
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When faced with the prospect of assembling a panel, conference session, or workshop, we frequently and instinctively invite whoever comes…

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How to convene a panel: think of a jazz performance

February 24, 2020
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There may be times in your career when you have the opportunity to organize a panel. This could be around…

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How and why to form a female leadership group

December 19, 2019
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A Skills Course on Female Leadership We’ve learned to be excellent scientists through years of training and keen observation. However,…

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Navigating Toward Your Next Career Transition

October 29, 2019
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Navigating your career can be messy. Too often, we leave career exploration to chance and assume that over time we…

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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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Self-knowledge on the science career journey

May 1, 2019
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Understanding your career options and paths is only half the work you will do as a grad student or postdoc…

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Grantsmanship 2.0—Introduction to Multi-Investigator Proposals

February 26, 2019
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Most readers of this column are very familiar with research grants to single PIs. However, you may know far less…

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Women in Cell Biology Events and Awards at 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 10, 2018
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We all constantly negotiate with our colleagues, our bosses, our grad students, and with our partners and other family members.…

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