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Week in Review: October 6–10
Jef Akst | Oct 10, 2014
Nobel Prizes awarded; transgenerational effects of mitochondrial mutations; fat-targeted gene knockdown; Ebola updates in Spain and U.S.
Opinion: Separate Training from Research Budgets
Viviane Callier | Oct 7, 2014
In order to make the most of biomedical research funding and to better support trainees, institutions should recognize postdocs as employees.
Opinion: How Postdocs Can Participate
Jessica Polka | Sep 18, 2014
Graduate students and postdoctoral researchers should be taking part in discussions on the future of biomedical research.
Can Publication Records Predict Future PIs?
Tracy Vence | Jun 2, 2014
Researchers present a tool that uses a scientist’s PubMed data to estimate the probability of becoming a principal investigator in academia.
Opinion: Hone Your Craft, Sell Your Skills
Viviane Callier and Nathan L. Vanderford | May 12, 2014
In an ever-changing job market, PhD scientists should be careful not to confuse their passion with their research foci, and to avoid academic tunnel vision.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013: The Charts
Staff | Apr 3, 2013
See the data from our 2013 survey of postdocs.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
Staff | Apr 1, 2013
This year’s survey concludes more than a decade of highlighting the institutions that treat postdoctoral researchers as valued members of the scientific community.
Lasker Winners Announced
Jef Akst | Sep 10, 2012
This year’s prizes are awarded for advances in liver transplantation, cell biology, and leadership in biomedical science.
Online Career Planning
Edyta Zielinska | Sep 7, 2012
One of the largest biological professional societies has developed an online tool to help early stage scientists plan successful careers.
Opinion: The Postdoc Challenge
Magdia De Jesus | Aug 1, 2012
Financial hardships of young scientists in training are forcing many talented researchers to find new careers.