Emerging Voices

Looking Beyond Science

December 23, 2016
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Several graduate students, particularly the ones looking to move out of academia, are often bombarded with the same question toward…

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Accepting the Challenge of the Nobel Prize

December 16, 2016
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The Nobel Prize is awarded to individuals whose entire life’s work has culminated into knowledge that can be utilized to…

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COMPASS Sessions at the Annual Meeting Target Career and Professional Development

November 29, 2016
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COMPASS is dedicated to serving postdoc and graduate student needs both throughout the year and at the ASCB annual meeting.…

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Understanding the concerns of students and postdocs and a look to the future

November 25, 2016
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This is my final blog post as co-chair of COMPASS – it has been an honor to represent students and…

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To Lead or Be Liked?

November 18, 2016
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As a woman, one of my biggest insecurities has always been being labeled as too domineering, bossy, or direct. Though…

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Add an Extra Dose of Science to Government Rulemaking

November 15, 2016
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Democracies tend to have common expectations embedded in their culture. The most fundamental of these is that we insist our…

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Using social media to promote your work

November 4, 2016
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Imagine you have a paper that has just been published, or you are presenting at a scientific meeting and you…

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Mandatory non-academic internships: A solution to the problem of PhD surplus?

October 28, 2016
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The scientific community has been grappling with an over-supply of trained PhDs for some time now. The economic slow-down and…

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The Early Career Meeting Grants: What’s New?

October 21, 2016
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SPREAD THE WORD! Applications are now being accepted for ASCB’s Early Career Meeting Grants (formerly known as Local Meeting Grants)…

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Tips to Combat Research Blues

October 14, 2016
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Picture it: You’re in the throes of multiple experiments. Your lunch and dinner are often out of a paper sack…

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