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Opinion: We Must Make Data More Accessible for Bioinformatics Training
David W. Craig | Apr 1, 2018
In addition to programs geared towards transforming biologists into bioinformaticians, students need more raw material available for their education.
Addressing Biomedical Science’s PhD Problem
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2017
Researchers and institutions seek to bridge the gap between emerging life science professionals and available positions.
Post-Grad Job Prospects
Viviane Callier | Apr 28, 2016
A new study quantifies the imbalance between the number of biomedical graduate job seekers and available positions in the 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.
Report: Current Research System “Unsustainable”
Tracy Vence | Apr 15, 2014
Four prominent academics call for an overhaul of the US biomedical research workforce.
Video Game Boosts Multitasking Skills
Chris Palmer | Sep 4, 2013
Training for several hours with a racing video game improves the multitasking abilities of 60- to 85-year-olds for up to six months.
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.