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March 05, 2004

A Career in Drug Discovery and Development

"An entire industry depends on the timely discovery and development of new medications--an outstanding and growing opportunity for young scientists."

October 10, 2003

Science Advisors Part 2: Getting On

"Without the mistakes I probably wouldn't have learnt some valuable lessons."

April 06, 2007

Careers in Cancer Research: Many Paths To Choose

Ask a cross-section of scientists how they got into cancer research, and you'll hear about a dizzying variety of routes from fields as diverse as biology, pharmacology, mathematics, and medicine. And with certain attributes — an inquiring mind, self-discipline, and a dash of ambition — it seems that there's no limit to what can be achieved.

March 13, 2009

Safety First! Careers in Drug Safety and Toxicology

While today's economic conditions are brutal, the forces shaping the drug industry's downsizing and restructuring have been at play for some time.

May 08, 2009

Corporate Culture in Current Times — Seeking the Right Fit

Like it or not, each of us has only 168 hours a week to spend in whatever way we see fit, and most of us apply at least one-fourth of those hours—about half of our waking hours—engaged in some type of gainful employment.

July 17, 2009

Venturing into New Ventures

Intent on starting a business, Loleta Robinson (who has a medical degree and an M.B.A.), enrolled in ACTIVATE, a year-long University of Maryland, Baltimore program for aspiring entrepreneurial women.

August 28, 2009

The Evolving Postdoctoral Experience

"I think there is an increased awareness of the contributions postdocs make."

February 12, 2010

Reaching Gender Equity in Science: The Importance of Role Models And Mentors

The number of women embarking on science careers has been increasing steadily during the past several decades. Although women scientists continue to be underrepresented at the faculty level, many women have established rewarding and successful careers in science—thanks in part to having had role models and mentors whose paths they could follow.

June 17, 2011

Advancing in Industry: Choosing Among Many Paths

The key to success is being flexible and open to change as well as having a collaborative spirit.

November 04, 2011

The Many Fields of Neuroscience: Shifting from Synapses to Society

Neuroscience has joined forces with other disciplines, creating areas of focus that range from individual cells to social communities.

July 20, 2012

Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

Business and university leaders are seeking ways to increase personnel diversity to promote innovation. By Chris Tachibana.

October 05, 2012

Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research: A Cerebral Career Choice

The need for new treatments and a better understanding of brain disorders offer researchers an abundance of career opportunities. By Emma Hitt

January 19, 2007

Mastering Your Ph.D.: Group Dynamics

A little competitiveness can be an excellent thing, but too much can produce an environment that's unhealthy for science--and scientists.

March 30, 2012

Does a Professional Science Master's Degree Pay Off?

Hard data on PSM graduates are scanty, but anecdotal evidence of their success abounds.

February 11, 2011

More Than Words

Biomedical ontology is growing as an informatics specialty, and ontologies are proving to be powerful software and data-mining tools.

March 25, 2011

Translating Cancer Research In The New Millennium

With the dawn of personalized medicine, a burst of information has been brought forth that needs wrangling in order to advance cancer diagnosis and treatment.

March 22, 2013

In the Global Competition for Smart Minds, Germany Grows Its Catch

With good long-term funding prospects and attractive salaries, Germany has become a major contender in the global competition among nations to draw in top talent.

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.

August 22, 2008

Science Careers Poll Results: A Realistic Readership

January 16, 2004

Vintage Gerontology

This article comes to you through a collaboration between Next Wave and Science's aging knowledge environment,
SAGE KE. The joint venture is supported by the
AARP Andrus Foundation.

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