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February 02, 2007

New EMBO Installation Grants

"I felt that it was time to return, now that Portugal was changing and giving us much better conditions, [and] that we should contribute to the development of the country," says Bruno Silva-Santos.

May 11, 2007

Opening Minds to Ancient Times

"Generally, I find that people are attracted to enthusiasm if it's unfettered and for the right reasons," says Hendrik Poinar, director of McMaster University's Ancient DNA Laboratory.

June 15, 2007

French Pharmacist Finds Career Niche at Regulatory Agency

Franck Diafouka found at the EMEA the opportunity to study the impact of drugs in real life and work in a multinational and multicultural environment.

July 13, 2007

Illustrating Nature

Diana Marques followed her passion for painting and biology separately until one day she saw an ad for a scientific illustration workshop.

August 24, 2007

Suzanne Estes: Talking Evolution

"Suzanne is one of the hardest working scientists I know." --Patrick Phillips

September 07, 2007

A Karolinska Doctoral Candidate Learns the Joys of Business Ownership, Research, and Fatherhood

"I like to move very fast and take a lot of risks compared to the traditional Swedish way."

--Mohammed Homman

November 23, 2007

A Family, a Laboratory, and an EMBO Award

Sandrine Etienne-Manneville "knew exactly what she was doing, where the project was going, and what needed to be done," says former postdoc supervisor Alan Hall.

November 30, 2007

Big Science at a Small College

"Andrea treats me like someone who’s intelligent enough to run a laboratory experiment by himself, but she’s always there for questions. She’ll have a long conversation with a former student who’s visiting from med school, or talk to us about our futures, or hang out and discuss TV. She’s your friend, and she cares about you." --Matthew Mansh

December 21, 2007

Young Geneticists Making a Difference

"We are trying to define new syndromes and new diseases in human genetics," says M.D.-Ph.D. Heather Mefford.

January 04, 2008

Belgian Scientist Shares Her Struggles to the Top

"I emerged as a stronger and healthier person from my depression. My experience of the world is now more intense and full." - Christine Van Broeckhoven

January 18, 2008

Following the Image

"For her, that's the ultimate goal, not just for the status of a cover image on a sexy, high-profile journal but rather that this is a beautiful image that people are going to see." --Rebecca Heald

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

April 25, 2008

Plumbing the Green Genome

"I kind of clicked my heels three times and said there must be a better way." --Carl Simmons

May 16, 2008

Dynamo Walking

"Betty got it right away. You've got to do the work. And I really think that's Betty. She's willing to make the sacrifices necessary to reach her goals." --Eric Grotzinger

June 13, 2008

A Self-Made Climber

Nowadays, "most researchers, especially forest ecologists, are incorporating climate change impacts into their research," says canopy ecologist Catherine Cardelús.

June 13, 2008

Measuring the Impact of Invasive Plants

November 13, 2009

A Scientist Finds a Niche

Dean Pearson overcame a slow and difficult start to make a difference observing ecological communities.

November 27, 2009

Careers in Climate Change Research: Feature Index

Opportunities are expanding for natural and social scientists willing to tackle climate change.

September 10, 2010

Testing Mother Earth's Resilience

Growing up in the Kruger National Park in South Africa allowed Reinette Biggs to shape her research career in unusual ways.

September 24, 2010

Making Each Other More Human

The 50-year partnership of Donald and Ada Olins is based on good communication and a shared passion for chromatin structure.

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