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Finding New Money
Carol Milano | Apr 1, 2009
In tough times, researchers have to look outside of government funding. Here are lesser known sources, and tips on how to get your hands on them.
Fixing Fraud
Andrea Gawrylewski | Mar 1, 2009
Tips for preventing research misconduct and maintaining the integrity of your research.
Retiring from Science
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2009
How to plan a smooth career exit in a crumbling economy.
Balancing Life and Science
Jennifer Evans | Jan 1, 2009
How four successful scientists find time for their other passions, and why it's good for their science.
Mentoring Magic
Jennifer Evans | Dec 1, 2008
How to be an effective mentor: tips from two highly successful principal investigators.
Libraries 2.0
Andrea Gawrylewski | Nov 1, 2008
Secrets from science librarians that can save you hours of work.
Life in a Rent-a-Lab
Bob Grant | Oct 1, 2008
Is working at a contract research organization right for you?
Go Online to Get Your Job On
Kelly Chi | Aug 1, 2008
Online job tools you've likely never heard of, and tips for making the most of them.
Management for beginners
Elie Dolgin | Jul 1, 2008
So you're a principal investigator - now what?
The Industry Roads Less Taken
Toby Freedman | Jun 1, 2008
Four high-paying, in-demand, industry jobs scientists often overlook, and tips on how to get in.
The Evolution of an SAB
Bob Grant | May 1, 2008
As biotech companies grow and shift their goals, the type of advice they need evolves as well. Here's a look at how the scientific advisory board of Steve Roth's company, Neose Technologies, changed to keep pace.
Getting on board
Bob Grant | May 1, 2008
How serving on a scientific advisory board can serve you well.
Click To Submit
Andrea Gawrylewski | Apr 1, 2008
Want a better way to submit grants electronically? Find out the pros and cons of the most widely-used programs.
Cayuse
Andrea Gawrylewski | Apr 1, 2008
A Web-based program, ranging from $495 for an individual yearly subscription up to $500,000 per institution, Cayuse allows users to work online without downloading or needing to integrate any additional programs. /2008/4/1/93/1/ Click to Submit no /2008/4/1/94/2/ ProposalCENTRAL no /2008/4/1/95/1/ Customizable Product Suites no
ProposalCENTRAL
Andrea Gawrylewski | Apr 1, 2008
This Web-based program was developed in conjunction with 43 private granting foundations. The cost for these granting agencies to design an application through ProposalCENTRAL can range from about $15,000 to $150,000 per granting agency. It's free to users, however, who submitted 9,300 applications through ProposalCENTRAL in 2007. /2008/4/1/93/1/ Click to Submit no
Customizable Product Suites
Andrea Gawrylewski | Apr 1, 2008
Companies such as Click Commerce, InfoEd, and COEUS have developed customized systems for each institution that can include IRB approval applications for clinical trials and approval for testing and research with animals. /2008/4/1/93/1/ Click to Submit no /2008/4/1/94/1/ Cayuse no /2008/4/1/94/2/ ProposalCENTRAL no
If You Build It ...
Jonathan Scheff | Mar 1, 2008
How to create a great laboratory Web site.
1. FIRST-YEAR POSTDOC AT A LARGE UNIVERSITY
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2008
Related Articles Minding your $ and ¢ 2. MID-LEVEL RESEARCHER AT A SMALL BIOTECH 3. DIRECTOR OF TOXICOLOGY AT A LARGE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY 4. RESEARCHER AT THE US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION Economic Status: This 29-year-old postdoc has saved only $2,000 in a checking account and makes about $37,000 a year from his National institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship. He also carries tens of thousands of dollars in debt for undergraduate school loans. Financia
2. MID-LEVEL RESEARCHER AT A SMALL BIOTECH
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2008
Related Articles Minding your $ and ¢ 1. FIRST-YEAR POSTDOC AT A LARGE UNIVERSITY 3. DIRECTOR OF TOXICOLOGY AT A LARGE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY 4. RESEARCHER AT THE US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION Economic Status: This 34-year-old woman has been at her company for five years, makes $90,000 a year, and has saved $40,000 in a 401(k). Her husband makes $60,000 a year and has saved about $20,000 in his 401(k). They have one four-year-old child and are planning to have another wit
3. DIRECTOR OF TOXICOLOGY AT A LARGE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2008
Related Articles Minding your $ and ¢ 1. FIRST-YEAR POSTDOC AT A LARGE UNIVERSITY 2. MID-LEVEL RESEARCHER AT A SMALL BIOTECH 4. RESEARCHER AT THE US FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION Economic Status: This 56-year-old woman has been at her company for 12 years. She has $500,000 in her 401(k) plan and makes $165,000 plus $25,000 in bonuses per year. She shares custody of her three children - 21, 17, and 9 - with her ex-husband. She aims to retire in 10 years. Financial C