Training/career posts

*Note: more recent posts found in the Perspectives/Interviews section*

Biomedical research training & career planning posts:

What a pilot course taught us about biomedical research data management practices – Future of Research blog, January 5, 2018. 

Choosing the right mentor for career success – ASCB COMPASS blog, November 17, 2017 (with Pinar Gurel). 

How should we mentor junior scientists? Reflections from a Twitter chat – Future of Research blog, September 29, 2017.

On Gratitude and Leadership – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, August 28, 2017.

Valuing and Rewarding Intangible Activities in Academic Careers – ASM Careers blog, June 26, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog and to the Future of Research blog). 

Needed: Flexible Mentors in Science – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, May 1, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog and to the Future of Research blog).

What high school students can teach us about doing science – Future of Research blog, April 10, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog). 

Letting the right ones in: obstacles in graduate admissions – ASCB COMPASS blog, March 29, 2017 (with Gary McDowell, second of two posts, mentioned on the Future of Research blog).

Can we anticipate graduate student success if we can’t assess it? – ASCB COMPASS blog, March 20, 2017 (with Gary McDowell, first of two posts, mentioned on the Future of Research blog).

Research Ethics First, Accolades Later – ASCB COMPASS blog, June 10, 2016.

Effective leadership in a research environment – ASCB COMPASS blog, February 4, 2016.

The Insider’s View to Organizing a Local Symposium – ASCB COMPASS blog, March 20, 2015. 

DIY career guidance: Tips and tricks on organizing a career seminar series – ASCB COMPASS blog, February 27, 2015.

Biomedical research training & career planning workshop summaries:

Rethinking Graduate Education for the 21st Century: a Talk by Dr. Alan Leshner at the 2017 GCC meeting – Future of Research blog, July 26, 2017.

Advancing PhD Career Development Through Innovation and Collaboration: a Workshop at the 2017 GCC meeting – Future of Research blog, July 20, 2017.

Enhancing the connections between institutions and professional societies in advancing postdoctoral training – GSA Genes to Genomes blog, May 15, 2017 (with Sonia Hall) (reposted to the Future of Research blog and to the Life Science Network blog).

Tips for Transitioning into a Non-Research Career – ASM Careers blog, April 19, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog and to the Future of Research blog).

Perspectives on the Future of STEM Graduate Education: an Open Forum at the 2017 AAAS Meeting – Future of Research blog, March 10, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog). 

What Career Awareness and Development Resources Are There for Junior Scientists? A Workshop at the 2016 ASCB meeting – Future of Research blog, February 28, 2017. 

Career interviews:

Finding Your Way in Academia: An interview with Dr. Valerie Horsley – ASM Careers blog, October 11, 2017. 

The Most Important Experiment: Your Career – an Interview with Dr. Joerg Schlatterer – Future of Research blog, May 4, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog).

Strategies for a Successful (Non-Academic) Career Search: an Interview with ASCB Executive Director, Erika Shugart – ASCB COMPASS blog, September 16, 2016.

News & awards:

Craig commended for his ‘remarkable and inspirational’ work with undergrads – ASBMB Today, April 1, 2018.

Tabor winner explores protein kinases and disease – ASBMB Today, December 1, 2017.

Fairn recognized as ‘one of the most promising lipid researchers’ – ASBMB Today, April 3, 2017.

Frydman’s protein-folding work defines ‘the forefront’ – ASBMB Today, April 3, 2017.

Dolan recognized for ‘transformation of teaching and learning’ – ASBMB Today, April 3, 2017.

The first COMPASS writer of the year: Travis J. Bernardo, Ph.D. – ASCB COMPASS blog, January 3, 2017 (with Sushama Sivakumar). 

Patton wins funding for neural regeneration work – ASBMB Today, December 1, 2016.

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