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Establish an official postdoctoral association in five easy steps

December 8, 2017
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Transitions to new career stages are always critical steps in one’s life. Whether you are moving on to be an…

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You’re not alone: postdoctoral associations as a way to create a supportive network

September 29, 2017
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The world “postdoc” simply means “after doctorate,” which does not define the job, but rather simply states that one got…

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Five ways to make the most of your conference experience

July 14, 2017
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Attending conferences is one of the most important parts of being a scientist. You get to connect with other researchers…

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Volunteering in your scientific society: six lessons from a COMPASS alum

June 16, 2017
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Compared with all other ASCB committees, membership in the Committee for Postdocs and Students (COMPASS) fluctuates with a fast tempo,…

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Networking through LinkedIn and in Person: Tips on Getting Started

May 27, 2016
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Most of us have heard some version of the age old adage “it’s not always what you know, it’s who…

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DIY career guidance: Tips and tricks on organizing a career seminar series

February 27, 2015
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During your graduate education, you acquired many intangible skills, such as grant writing, scientific presentation, critical thinking, and experimental troubleshooting.…

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Social and Outreach Events at the 2014 ASCB/IFCB Meeting

December 5, 2014
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The 2014 ASCB/IFCB meeting is the place to expand your scientific knowledge, present your research, and explore career options. Additionally,…

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How to Prepare for and Take Advantage of the Upcoming Conference Season

September 5, 2014
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ASCB PhotoAn academic year is over, and a new one has begun. For us in the lab, it may seem…

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Do you have a sponsor?

May 30, 2014
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As I sat in the middle of the room during another career advancement seminar for graduate students, the speaker posed…

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Hack Your Science

August 23, 2013
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An arduino-controlled tie that uses colored LEDs to display a custom DNA sequence in progress at the 2010 San Francisco…

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