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    December 09, 2011

    Focus on China: BIG Science in a BIG Country

    In a large country with many voices, the government, the academic community, and grassroots groups all have ideas and advice for young scientists.

    January 13, 2012

    Wanted: B.S. and M.S. Scientists in Life Sciences Industries

    B.S.- and M.S.-level professionals are finding more and more opportunities in industry and are often considered strategically important to a company’s growth.

    February 03, 2012

    Lab Is Where the Heart Is? Trials and Tribulations of Lab Culture

    As a “home away from home” for many scientists, labs are replete with interpersonal dynamics. But PI’s can help set a positive tone.

    March 09, 2012

    The Creative Fundraiser: The Many Roles for the Postdoc in Search of Support

    More and more postdocs (and even grad students) are demonstrating their ingenuity in where and how they seek and secure the necessary research resources.

    March 23, 2012

    Overcoming Challenges: Renewed Focus on Cancer Vaccines

    The cancer vaccine field is growing rapidly, offering ample opportunities for graduate students and postdocs to grow their careers.

    April 06, 2012

    Opportunities in the Eastern U.S. Life Sciences Clusters

    Explore the history and career trends of three eastern U.S. bioclusters: Massachusetts, Maryland/ Washington, DC, and North Carolina.

    May 04, 2012

    Western U.S. Bioclusters: The Pioneer Spirit

    Each western U.S. biocluster has its own history, unique personality, and distinct area of focus. Here’s a guide to three of them. By Chris Tachibana.

    June 08, 2012

    Navigating Biotech/Pharma Mergers and Acquisitions

    Scientists interested in a career in biotechnology/pharmaceuticals must learn to navigate the choppy waters that occur during mergers and acquisitions.

    July 20, 2012

    Diversity: Promoting New Perspectives

    Business and university leaders are seeking ways to increase personnel diversity to promote innovation. By Chris Tachibana.

    September 14, 2012

    Finding Balance: The Professor/Entrepreneur

    For academics who recognize that their discovery or innovation can be commercialized, it is key to find avenues to balance professorial and entrepreneurial activities. By Alaina G. Levine.

    September 28, 2012

    Focus On China: A Tale of Two Cities

    Beijing and Shanghai are two cities at the forefront of Chinese science, offering scientists ample career opportunities. By Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore

    October 05, 2012

    Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders Research: A Cerebral Career Choice

    The need for new treatments and a better understanding of brain disorders offer researchers an abundance of career opportunities. By Emma Hitt

    September 21, 2012

    Annual Top Employers Survey: Stability in the Face of Change

    Biopharmas that have fared well despite global economic turmoil have done so using various strategies—and by valuing and respecting the scientists who work for them.

    November 09, 2012

    European Regional Focus: On the Horizon

    Across Europe, policy makers and research institutions are finding ways to boost science in an uncertain economy. By Chris Tachibana

    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.

    April 21, 2006

    Tooling Up: Guerrilla Marketing Yourself

    "Personal branding is not about presenting a false image. It is about understanding what is unique about you--your accomplishments, experience, attitude--and then using that to differentiate yourself from other job hunters. Your brand is your edge in the job market." --Levinson and Perry

    September 16, 2005

    Tooling Up: The Real Deal vs. Well-Oiled: Who Gets the Offer?

    The preparation may be facilitated by a book, magazine article, or online career advice column, but the response itself isn't programmed. It is the result of a serious self-assessment and the advance knowledge of what typically happens in an interview.

    November 25, 2005

    U.K.' s Energy-Research Renewal

    "The research opportunities in energy," adds Lord Oxburgh, "are some of the most challenging and exciting that exist in any discipline."

    August 29, 2008

    Making a Scientific Impact

    Kit Parker and his team of military veterans at Harvard are investigating the mechanical forces involved in traumatic brain injury.

    Taken for Granted
    August 29, 2008

    University of California Postdoc Union Wins Official Recognition

    The state employment board count of cards confirms a majority, officially unionizing the nation's largest group of postdocs.

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