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November 17, 2006

Diversity—Women in Science: Building Better Balance

Women leaders in science—from a university president and policy makers to an academic researcher and industrial scientists—see improvements in this field’s gender balance, but they also know that more must be done. An increasing number of women are entering scientific studies in college, but better ways are needed to keep these women in science and to help them grow into leadership positions.

October 13, 2006

Faculty Positions: Transferring Technology

Intellectual property and technology transfer play important roles in today’s science. A scientist’s career can change dramatically through patents, which can spawn companies or funds for research. Moreover, some scientists create exciting careers by moving from the bench to a technology transfer office in academics, government, or industry.

October 06, 2006

Careers in Stem Cell Research: Rejuvenating Biology and Medicine

Everything in an adult organism comes from stem cells. As scientists learn to better understand and direct the path of these cells, it will enhance basic biological and clinical research. The experts interviewed here see a long future ahead for researchers in these areas.

September 29, 2006

Careers in Genetics and Genomics: Environmental Explorations

The advances in genotyping and functional genomics open new approaches to environmental science, including public health issues. A better understanding of epigenetics, for example, could reveal environmental triggers of cancer and other diseases. Here, experts in the field describe the most exciting advances in these areas and the best training to land a job.

August 25, 2006

Careers & Graduate Programs for B.S. & M.S. Scientists: Getting the Most from a Degree

By doing some homework ahead of time, it's possible to select a career-oriented Bachelor's or Master's degree. In fact, some of today's professional Master's programs aim specifically at giving students experience in research labs or companies. In this article, experts from academia, industry, and government give advice for training and grabbing the best position.

July 28, 2006

Careers in Drug Discovery: Targeting the Mechanisms and Opportunities

A combination of techniques—from computation to medicinal chemistry—helps scientists pick better drug targets, often because of gaining a better understanding of how diseases work. Those improvements help patients and job hunters. Instead of reducing the opportunities in this field, the increasing specificity of the drug discovery business keeps spawning new opportunities in academia and industry.

June 16, 2006

Careers in Biotech and Pharma - Where's the Heat?

May 11, 2006

California - A Sunny State of Opportunities

May 04, 2006

Immunology & Infectious Disease - Healthy Careers

April 21, 2006

Careers in Aging Research: Ethnic and Minority Implications

March 23, 2006

Careers in Cancer Research : Seeking Out the Source

March 17, 2006

Chemistry: First-Principles Calculations

February 24, 2006

Faculty Positions: A Tale of Two Systems - Tenure v. Adjunct

November 11, 2005

Diversity: Broadening the Breadth of Science

June 25, 2004

Immunology/Infectious Diseases: Lifesaving Opportunities on a Shifting Battlefront

October 31, 2003

Neuroscience – The Imaging Edge

June 13, 2003

Careers in Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals: Something Old, Something New

April 25, 2003

Immunology: Attacking a Moving Target