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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

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

October 08, 2010

Happy 15th Birthday to Us

On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of our first issue, the editor of Science Careers makes a few observations and suggestions.

July 29, 2011

Seeking Drug Targets in Indigenous Plants

Davis Mumbengegwi first started asking himself scientific questions during high school in Zimbabwe. "There are lots of...
July 29, 2011

Securing Food for Namibia's Future

Namibia is one of the driest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. It contains two deserts -- the Namib and the Kalahari --...
July 29, 2011

Conflict Resolution

Many people in Namibia depend on the resources found in nature -- plants, animals, grazing land, and limited water...
July 29, 2011

Enjoying the View

When Riaan Steenkamp joined the faculty of the University of Namibia in 1994, the university was new and the country...
September 16, 2011

Research Careers at Community Colleges?

Science faculty at community colleges are finding ways to fit research into their jobs.

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