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    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.

    June 20, 2008

    Opportunities Abound in Toxicology

    So far in her career, Nadia Moore has toured several major subfields of toxicology.

    August 06, 2013

    Career Lessons From Lindau

    Three young scientists tell Science Careers how their experiences at the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting influenced their research and career.

    February 27, 2014

    Magnetic Fields, or, The Minor Matter of Your Major

    Before we even know what the different science disciplines truly involve, we're expected to choose a field we'll pursue for the rest of our lives.

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    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.

    December 09, 2005

    Piecing Together the Past

    “Biocultural anthropologists are physical anthropologists that are committed to determining the facts of peoples’ lives by integrating biological and cultural data
    .”--Rachel Watkins

    April 21, 2014

    Lab Management Courses: Becoming a Trainer

    A small but growing number of scientists are training others in the hard and soft skills of managing a laboratory.

    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.

    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.

    November 12, 2013

    Varvara Trachana: Surviving the Science Crisis in Greece

    Like some 750 other Greek scientists, Varvara Trachana has a faculty position—but no salary and no money to start up her lab.

    March 13, 2014

    Adding Sex-and-Gender Dimensions to Your Research

    Early-career scientists have much to gain from viewing their research through a sex-and-gender lens.

    August 14, 2014

    New initiatives offer child-care solutions to traveling scientists

    Some professional societies, funders, and institutions are seeking solutions to the conference child-care problem.

    The Institute of Science and Technology (IST) Austria
    March 08, 2013

    Vienna Event Aims to Help Eastern Scientists Compete for European Grants

    In Vienna, Eastern and central European scientists gathered to network and learn how to be more competitive for ERC grants.

    July 10, 2013

    Overcoming Health and Disability Challenges

    Scientists with disabilities and health issues have proved repeatedly that they can perform well as scientists.

    January 15, 2014

    An American Postdoc Abroad

    Edward O’Brien’s experience in England afforded him opportunities he would not have had otherwise, and it helped him land a tenure-track position in the United States.

    July 17, 2014

    Better Recognition for Multidisciplinary Research

    Funding bodies and research institutions need to give multidisciplinary research more respect, says an opinion paper from Science Europe.

    Alternative Certification Programs
    April 19, 2013

    A Downstream Pathway into Teaching

    Scientists with a passion for pedagogy are turning to alternative certification programs to facilitate a transition into the classroom.

    September 12, 2013

    A Wake-Up Call for Postdocs

    Despite some progress, a report says, postdocs need to take more responsibility for their careers.

    November 27, 2013

    Becoming a Chartered Scientist

    The United Kingdom's Science Council offers "chartered status" to scientists, emphasizing transferable skills and continuing professional development.

    July 01, 2014

    Q&A: Life After a Ph.D.

    At ESOF 2014, two career sessions organized by an emerging initiative explored the career-support needs of Ph.D.-holders.

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