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The Challenges of Rare-Disease Research

By | September 1, 2016

With few resources and hesitant investors, basic scientists must rely on clinicians, patient advocates, and their own keen eye for biological connections.


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Staying Active in the Lab

By | July 1, 2015

Retiring as a professor, and even shutting down your own lab, doesn’t necessarily mean quitting research.


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Keeping Up with IP

By | September 1, 2014

It’s never too early to start thinking about intellectual property rights—even for biologists doing basic research.


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So You Want to Write a Book?

By | October 1, 2012

Advice on authoring a textbook, popular nonfiction, or even a novel


Scientists who pursue advanced degrees are typically smart. They are driven. And they are no doubt passionate about their work. But can they cut it in industry?

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The Best of Both Worlds

By | April 1, 2012

Choosing to work in industry does not preclude a return to academe. But the move back takes some planning and finesse.


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Balancing Biases

By | July 1, 2011

How cognitive prejudices can influence research decisions, and how the pitfalls of human nature can be avoided.


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Rewards of Risk

By | February 1, 2011

Secrets to scoring big money grants for innovative, out-of-the-box research

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