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April 22, 2011

Transcript: An Interview With Clinician-Investigator David Solit

Read the full transcript of an interview with clinician-investigator David Solit of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.

August 28, 2009

Winning Strategies: Advice from PECASE Winners

There are no fail-safe recipes for success, but some basic, tried-and-true principles can be counted on.

February 27, 2013

Content Collection: Gaining Independence

Achieving independence as a researcher is a balancing act, requiring planning, on-the-job training, and diplomacy.

June 26, 2009

Revising Best-Laid Plans

Tenured scientists tell stories about how they managed to restart their research careers.

June 08, 2012

Staff Scientist Profiles

Six staff scientists describe their work.

April 02, 2010

Profiles in Technological Adaptation

With assists from technology -- sometimes high and sometimes low -- these scientists are overcoming obstacles and getting their work done.

January 04, 2008

Belgian Scientist Shares Her Struggles to the Top

"I emerged as a stronger and healthier person from my depression. My experience of the world is now more intense and full." - Christine Van Broeckhoven

February 08, 2008

Mentoring Opposites

Sander van Zuijlen and Hester Bijl turned their differences into strengths as they moved from student and mentor to scientific collaborators.

June 20, 2008

Training in Academia--and Industry

A CIFRE agreement "is a good way of ... doing research and keeping other doors open," says Sylvain Schwartz.

June 27, 2008

Liberal Arts College Faculty: Finding the Sweet Spot

Known for small classes and a focus on undergraduate education, most such colleges also require--from their younger, newer faculty members, at least--substantial research activity.

October 31, 2008

A Virologist with Contagious Enthusiasm

French virologist Ali Saïb is getting praise for his research achievements, his science communication activities, and his efforts to attract a diversity of people to scientific careers.

June 19, 2009

Following in Darwin's Footsteps

Archaeologist and naturalist Jordi Serrallonga has developed an unconventional career for which research and travel are both adventures.

January 01, 2010

A Scientist's Infectious Enthusiasm

PECASE winner Benjamin tenOever is an unconventional virologist who's working to make his discoveries clinically relevant.

January 08, 2010

Taken for Granted: A Shot at Transforming America's Energy Future

A postdoc's new company wins one the 37 coveted first-round ARPA-E grants.

January 08, 2010

Generating Science and Public Interest

Portuguese cellular biologist Mónica Bettencourt-Dias sees promoting science communication as an integral part of her job.

February 12, 2010

Careers in Food Security Span Several Disciplines

Feeding the planet's population is an urgent issue that needs a solution from scientists in many different fields.

March 26, 2010

Structuring a Career Around Gallium Nitride

An early success in growing indium gallium nitride quantum dots put the career of material scientist Rachel Oliver on a fast track.

May 21, 2010

Hard Work and Drive Propel a Scientist From China to the United States

A passion for learning led University of California, Berkeley, virologist Fenyong Liu across the Pacific and into top American labs.

June 18, 2010

Changing Oceans: Viewing Coral Reefs Through a Cultural Lens

Human geographer Joshua Cinner studies how people and coral reefs interact, information that informs coral reef–management decisions.

August 06, 2010

Taken for Granted: Creating Your Own Credibility

Based in Alaska, a nonprofit research institute founded and run by a group of independent researchers has permitted decades of scientific work.