postdocs
Week in Review: October 6–10
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
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
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?
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
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
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013: The Charts
The Scientist Staff | Apr 3, 2013
See the data from our 2013 survey of postdocs.
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
Best Places to Work Postdocs 2013
The Scientist 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.