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    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.

    January 14, 2005

    The Wonder of Small Things

    Whitney B. Hill, who joined MVA in October as a research scientist, prepares and analyzes environmental samples for identification and characterization using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM).

    August 10, 2007

    Careers in Chemistry: Constantly Evolving Choices

    Leaving the chemistry department behind doesn't have to mean leaving chemistry behind. Chemists have a broad, and broadening, range of career options to choose from, both in and out of the lab. The biggest challenge is looking beyond the more traditional roles, which represent only a fraction of the options available in this fast-growing field.

    February 01, 2008

    Learning to Manage

    "At this stage, most of these students are … managed rather than to manage themselves. But at some point that changes. Students ... become group leaders or professors, and then they are still missing the necessary tools to guide and lead one or even several groups and projects." --Henner Willnow (pictured above), project manager of TRAYSS PRIME

    November 25, 2011

    Networking Your Way to a Job

    Biologist Mary-Rose Hoja has forged a career as a consultant in strategic networking, social media, and mingling.

    April 29, 2005

    Tomorrow's Bioleaders -- Class of 2005

    If you stay in the lab, you can only be as innovative as yourself.

    December 28, 2012

    Science Careers 2012: The Year's Best Stories

    The best and most popular stories of 2012, as chosen by readers and editors.

    June 17, 2013

    Making Evidence-Based Career Decisions

    myIDP helps you cut through hearsay and conjecture and base your career choices on solid data and professional experience.

    July 07, 2006

    A Botanist Becomes a Broker

    "Whether it's how we treat the environment or each other, it's all connected," says Martina Hoft, conservation botanist and real estate broker.

    Taken for Granted
    February 12, 2014

    Defending Oneself from "Product Defense"

    An article in The New Yorker describes an endocrinologist's battle against a company's attempts to discredit his science.

    February 10, 2006

    The Greener Side of Math: A Statistician in the Plant Science World

    “In the last 15 years, I had some good intuition that I always made sure I followed up on,” says Pierre Dutilleul, an applied statistician at McGillUniversity.

    February 04, 2005

    Weeding Out the Bugs: The Birth of a Biopesticide Firm

    "It's easy to find things that work. But to produce them on a large scale and market [them], it's a whole new thing, and it requires a lot more expertise that maybe in-house researchers just don't have," says Hélène Chaisson, Vice-President of Research and Development, Codena.

    Angela Lee Foreman
    July 01, 2013

    Leading the Way for Scientists with Disabilities

    Learning to remain focused on her passions helped Angela Lee Foreman adapt to her hearing disability and find a rewarding career path.

    September 17, 2013

    Leadership Tips for Women

    Participants in EMBO's first management course for women share the lessons they learned.

    August 11, 2014

    To get noticed, boost your CV

    There's no point in actively trying to get headhunted, but that doesn't mean you can't try to develop the qualities that people who do get recruited possess.

    August 24, 2012

    The Postdoc Experience: High Expectations, Grounded in Reality

    Respondents to this year's Annual Postdoc Survey share their advice for staying competitive in today's job market.

    September 12, 2014

    Multicultural Relationships: Working Across Industries

    Researchers share their advice on collaborating with colleagues in different work environments.

    May 27, 2005

    Narrowing the Diversity Gap in Marine Science

    Every year the program scours the nation for eight talented students of color, who have at least a junior standing in college and who are pondering marine science careers.

    October 07, 2005

    A Career Eureka Moment

    Making courageous career choices, says Linda Ko-Ferrigno, is a lot easier when "you have someone cheering you on."

    April 09, 2013

    How Interactive Peer Review Works

    Science Careers looks at the pros and cons for young scientists to take part in interactive peer review processes both as authors and reviewers.
     

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