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June 14, 2013

Computer Scientists Get Wet

By picking up the fundamentals of biology, computer scientists are contributing to the life sciences.

February 04, 2000

Turn Ideas Into Cash: Resources

December 23, 2005

The Evolution of Butterfly Vision

Briscoe believes that evolutionary biology is an important--and growing--discipline that will continue to offer a range of career opportunities.

December 14, 2012

The Myth of the Well-Rounded Scientist

Despite what grad school admissions committees seem to believe, outside interests are good.

December 23, 2005

Career Diversity in Evolutionary Genetics

"This way we cross barriers--something [that is] very difficult-- and the students benefit from a different way of doing science, from a broader perspective," says group leader Moya.

April 29, 2011

Taking Mathematics to Heart

Mathematician John Wesley Cain works with clinicians, physicists, and engineers in a field called cardiac electrophysiology.

February 04, 2000

Biologist Thinks Big, Wins Cash

September 02, 2011

A Father-and-Son Journey Into Synthetic Biology

Justin Siegel rationally engineered unnatural enzymes partly thanks to technology his dad helped develop.

September 26, 2003

Science Advisors Part 1: Starting Out

I still don't know if I am successful, but I sure like this job.

January 12, 2000

Don't Even Go There!

October 19, 2001

Intensity and Excellence at Göttingen

In order to guarantee high-profile training for students, the University of Göttingen has established collaborations with renowned research institutions nearby.

March 12, 2004

Academic Preparation for Modern Drug Discovery

"Improvements in the technologies involved in screening of drugs for target sites, including the use of high-throughput screening procedures, recombinant DNA techniques, combinatorial chemistry, and new computing methods, have markedly increased the number of compounds that can be tested for their ability to bind to the target."

March 19, 2004

Student Research Helps Discover Cancer Drugs

"The research would not be possible without effective interaction between subgroups and access to each other's labs."

September 11, 2013

Can I Get a Ph.D. in Collaboration?

Science needs scientists who occupy the spaces between fields, to complement and bring together disciplinary experts.

October 28, 2013

In India, Abundant Opportunities

India's academic job market is vibrant for Indian nationals returning from training abroad.

November 16, 2012

Careers in Biomaterials Science—an Overview

Scientists with an ability to work across fields can find exciting opportunities in biomaterials.

October 15, 2004

Hughes, NIH Team Up on Novel Training Program

What is unusual about this effort, however, is that HHMI—not NIBIB—will choose the participating institutions.

Stephanie McGuire
June 24, 2013

Stephanie McGuire

Classical music and science have a lot in common, says the opera singer with a Ph.D. in psychoacoustics. She wants to help people from all backgrounds appreciate both.

August 27, 2013

The Agony and Ecstasy of Cross-disciplinary Collaboration

Collaborating with peers outside your field can be rewarding and career-boosting—but it can also make you an outsider in your own field.