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On becoming the very model of a modern mellow chair

June 29, 2020
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The academic profession is unique in many ways. We don’t think of our livelihood as a job; it’s a passion.…

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DIY microscope workshops bring discovery back to the classroom

December 10, 2019
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Young people are natural scientists who are curious about the world, and a microscope is a great way to help…

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Modern cell biology is computational

December 7, 2019
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The theme of this year’s ASCB|EMBO Meeting is Cell Biology for the 21st Century. So what skills are essential for…

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Cryo-EM to see your molecules and your cells

December 4, 2019
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I am a visual thinker/learner, and when I think about molecular mechanisms in biology, structure is always at the heart…

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ASCB’s Declaration on Effective and Inclusive Undergraduate Biology Education: From National Vision to Widespread Action

September 6, 2019

ASCB has taken a bold step to help educators adopt effective teaching and mentoring practices. Specifically, ASCB has adopted a…

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Teaching Science through Research in Middle and High School

August 29, 2019

There is a consensus that a hands-on approach to teaching science helps students learn better.1,2 But how much do teaching…

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MIRA at three years: maximizing NIGMS’ research investment

July 2, 2019
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The National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) is the home of fundamental biomedical research at the National Institutes of…

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Careers depend on how research is assessed

July 1, 2019
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Filling a faculty position can be a daunting process. Universities can receive hundreds of applications for a single opening. But…

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Alliance managers: at the interface of academia and industry

July 1, 2019
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In my job as an alliance manager I work at the interface of academia and industry, managing large-scale, industry-sponsored research…

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Explore!

June 27, 2019
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I often speak to students, both undergraduate and graduate, about their career plans. And one of the things that has…

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