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    August 13, 2010

    Scientist's Work Bridges Math and Cancer

    Franziska Michor's research skills involve equations and computers, but her goal is clinical: to eliminate cancer.

    August 10, 2007

    The Postbac: One or Two Years That Make Careers

    "For the great majority of students, some time off is a good idea." --Deborah Goldberg

    June 29, 2012

    New Technology Pollinates Plant Science

    Advances in genetics and molecular biology are providing fresh tools for solving agricultural problems.

    November 30, 2012

    Robots, Fish, and Undergrads

    John Long, his collaborators, and his Vassar undergraduates study fish biomechanics and behavior.

    May 25, 2007

    Community College Faculty: Must Love to Teach

    "Teaching at a community college is not lecturing; it's more hands-on. You have to do a lot more work as a teacher, because students are not nearly as prepared." --Michaeleen Lee

    October 05, 2007

    Education Research: A New (Tenure) Track for Scientists

    "Trying to get tenure in that department, I perceived, was going to be a battle." --Dawn Del Carlo.

    December 01, 2006

    Navigating the Stem-Cell Research Maze

    The liberal policies in some countries and the wealth of cross-cultural collaborations have made Europe a good destination for researchers to train in human embryonic stem cell research.

    June 22, 2007

    Working as a Medical Writer

    "I would say that there's definitely enough work to go around." --Emma Hitt

    April 11, 2008

    Ph.Dollars: Does Grad School Make Financial Sense?

    "I was optimistically willing to sacrifice any number of years of my life and money for that career path." --Laurie Earls

    March 21, 2008

    Public Health Goes Global

    "The global health field has both been around forever and is brand-new." --Hannah Kettler, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    April 15, 2011

    A Very Visual Scientist

    Nickolay Hristov is building a career at the intersection of science and visual art.

    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.

    March 23, 2007

    A 'Comprehensive' Career

    "I feel confident that my ideas are good enough to go up against the rest of the world, but the question is, can I generate enough preliminary data fast enough?
    - Emmanuel Chang"

    July 06, 2007

    The Importance of Undergraduate Research

    "If you have already learned how to function independently in a laboratory environment by the time you graduate from your undergraduate institution, then you are really well-prepared for graduate school." --Chris Burge

    March 20, 2009

    Bringing Community Into Translational Research

    Translational social scientists adapt research for the people it aims to serve and carry the lessons they learn in the community back to the lab.

    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.

    October 27, 2006

    Tips for a Successful CV

    "Thou shalt not have typos." --Andrew Feig, Wayne State University

    May 26, 2006

    The Food Network Effect

    "Name it--different shape, size, and forms--we did it. We did banana juice, we did diced bananas, frozen, dried--whatever." --Aurora Saulo

    June 19, 2009

    Professional Polish

    When dressing for a job interview, it pays to cultivate conformity--and attention to detail--instead of individuality.

    May 11, 2012

    Submitting Your Best-Possible R01 Application

    At a meeting on Long Island, some neuroscientists got tips on how to win an R01 in lean times.