Published stories/posts:

1. Saderi D, Bankston A. Discussing the culture of preprints with auditory neuroscientists. Authorea (PREreview)*; February 22, 2018 (doi to be assigned). 

2. Bankston, A. Can You Ever Escape Your Personal and Scientific Bubbles? Stories in Science; January 21, 2018; doi:

Publication highlight: Episode 8: Can You Ever Escape Your Personal and Scientific Bubbles, Stories in Science Podcast, February 15, 2018.

3. Bankston, A. From the bench to a grander vision Authorea (DOC)*; January 20, 2018; doi:

*Future of Research affiliation

Policy & advocacy perspectives:

Catching a Passion for Policy – NPA POSTDOCket, January 2018, volume 16, issue 1 (published on January 23, 2018).

Attending conferences as a science policy researcher – ASBMB Today, January 1, 2018 (feature). This post was listed as a science policy resource in ASBMB Careers Blog post: Resolve to a career in science policy (Donna Kridelbaugh, January 8, 2018). 

From Doing Science to Fixing It – ASBMB Today, July 1, 2017 (perspective).

Life as a young scientist: a personal perspective Future of Research blog, February 14, 2017. 

Career & training perspectives:

Building Your Brand During a Career Transition – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, July 3, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog and to the Future of Research blog).

Being Active in Your Career Exploration – NPA POSTDOCket, March 2017, volume 15, issue 3 (published on March 28, 2017).

Taking an Unexpected Turn – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, December 19, 2016. 

Written interviews:     

Meet Dr. Adriana Bankston, a science policy researcher passionate about data, transparency and systemic change in academia! – The Female Scientist, January 20, 2018. 

AWIS Kentucky: Working to Support Women in Science – Life Science Network blog, Leah Cannon, September 22, 2017.

Interview with Adriana Bankston – Scientists of the World, Holly Hamilton, February 24, 2017.

Women in STEM – Adriana Bankston – The Broad Inquiry Project blog, Lauren Drogos, February 20, 2017.

How I Got My Job: Adriana Bankston, Policy Activist at Future of Research – Life Science Network blog, Leah Cannon, February 13, 2017.

Advocating for Science Travel Scholarship Interview – Future of Research blog, Gary McDowell, September 1, 2016.

Featured F1000 Specialist September 2015 – F1000Prime blog, Eva Amsen, September 16, 2015.

Oral interviews & podcasts:

On Being a Science Mama* – ScienceMamas Podcast, Julie Gould (recorded January 2018, to be released at later date).

Episode 42: The (Post)doc Is In – Scope Podcast, Lindsay Claiborn & Mumu Xu, January 10, 2018 (recorded April 3, 2017).

March for Science* – Oral history interview, Adam Shapiro, April 4 & May 8, 2017 (via Skype, to be transcribed in 2018 by Center for Oral History of the Chemical Heritage Foundation).

*Official title TBD (noted for topic)                


Science not Silence: Voices from the March for Science Movement – book on the March for Science to be published March 2018, MIT Press, edited by Stephanie Sasse and Lucky Tran (will feature quote on academic work-life balance).

AWIS Members March for Science – AWIS Magazine, Volume 49, p. 50, Summer 2017. 

Carrot on a Stick: FLSA regulation, postdoc salaries, and the impending confusion – Future of Research blog, Sri Vedachalam, December 9, 2016.

Reviewers rule: Strategies for faculty advancement – Science (feature), Alaina Levine, September 15, 2016.

Other coverage:

Using Evidence to Make Academia More Transparent to Early Career Scientists – Beyond the Professoriate, Gary McDowell, November 2, 2017 (includes a discussion of our work on tracking postdoc salaries as a result of the FLSA).

What is happening with the FLSA and Postdoc Salaries? – Life Science Network blog, Leah Cannon, February 12, 2017.

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) injunction and postdocs: one month later – Future of Research blog, December 22, 2016. Article advertised in the Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS) January 2017 newsletter.

Effects of the Fair Labor Standards Act Implementation (or Lack Thereof) on the Postdoctoral Population – ASCB COMPASS blog, December 2, 2016 (with Gary McDowell). This post was also included in the January/February 2017 ASCB Newsletter, volume 40, number 1.