Instead of keeping a low profile and blending into her surroundings--a standard approach for new faculty--McClure immediately launched simultaneous battles to win lab space from the university and respect from her colleagues.
This year's survey of top employers in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries has a familiar winner but plenty of shifting among other places in the top 20. The leading companies highlight a consistent theme: the importance of strong basic science as the platform on which to build reputations and commercial success.
Jones believes that senior scientists have "lost a sense of accountability to the next generation insofar as all of our interests in them are self interests ... so that our career can get advanced but not necessarily their career."
Value these moments of interaction with your supervisor. … If you are well-prepared, progress-review meetings will make a magnificent contribution to achieving your main goal, the completion of your research projects.