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    June 14, 2002

    I Have Gazed on the Face of Death

    Targeting and getting into a graduate program that offers practical experience or apprenticeships in forensic anthropology is difficult--and jobs for purely applied scientists are scarce.

    July 19, 2002

    Club Biotech: How Students Can Make a Difference

    "The club's development was very often a thrilling trial-and-error evolutionary approach, as no one involved in it had ever done anything similar before."

    October 31, 2003

    Neuroscience – The Imaging Edge

    January 07, 2004

    From France with a Fellowship

    "I think it's very important when you're young, not to put limits on yourself," says [Celine] Ster.

    September 10, 2004

    MiSciNet's Ancestors of Science, Fabian Garcia

    January 07, 2005

    What is a Biochemist Doing Teaching Business?

    My academic CV, which went on and on about kinetics, fluorescence, and other things that would have sent someone outside my field running, was thrown in the fire, and I started thinking hard about what transferable skills I had gained during my time in academia.

    January 07, 2005

    Overcoming Odds

    Her past experiences helped her realize the importance of being a scientist and a mentor, and she currently uses her expertise to help manage natural resources and to bring women and minorities, especially Native Americans, into science.

    January 14, 2005

    Bringing Science to Market

    "The most important concept you have to remember is that technology doesn't mean you have a company." Says Roger Bernier, Vice-President of Foragen Technologies Management.

    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).

    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.

    February 18, 2005

    Wandering off the Beaten Track

    Azevedo strongly advises other postdocs to start applying even if they feel it is too early in their career.

    March 04, 2005

    A Kangaroo Jump, Back to Science

    "My stay has kept all its promises."

    March 11, 2005

    The Job Opportunity Market - A New Way of Applying?

    It is a successful formula for this target group.

    March 25, 2005

    Taking a Gamble - A Wildlife Biologist's Journey to Vegas

    "It was so different from anything else we experienced before. It was like we were on another world, like Mars." - Raymond Saumure, Wildlife Biologist at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve.

    April 08, 2005

    Into the Jungle

    For an ecologist, working in one of the most diverse ecosystems on Earth is always thrilling, and Bruna hopes his research will contribute to the area's conservation.

    April 29, 2005

    Tomorrow's Bioleaders -- Class of 2005

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

    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.

    June 03, 2005

    Spreading your Postdoc Wings in Industry

    "You have to tell them that you're ready to do independent research because as a postdoc you're not going to be held by the hand anymore," says Anna Moraitis, NSERC Industrial Research fellow.

    July 01, 2005


    Malik goes to seminars to learn not just what they're doing, but how they're approaching questions. "It's really exciting to see how this person went about developing the story and making these connections . . . It's really useful to see how a scientific mind thinks about a particular problem."

    July 15, 2005

    Careers in Clinical Molecular Genetics

    "If you want to have a safe job--a job for life--then clinical molecular genetics is it, no doubt about it." - Maximilian Muenke