If you work in a lab outside of the US, we need your response your our Best Places to Work for Postdocs survey. Tell us how you define your ideal workplace, and we'll tell you which institutions best fit your criteria. Your response will put your institution in the running to win top spot. It will also put you in the running to win a gift certificate for $250 (or equivalent local currency) to Amazon. How does postdoc training in the US compare with countries outside the US? The Scientist talked with Lauw Klaassen, a postdoc currently at the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience and previously at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, to find out. In Houston, the training, which he helped organize, consisted of a once weekly hour-long workshop that focused on subjects such as grant-writing and manuscript preparation. His training in the Netherlands, organized...
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