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    May 06, 2011

    Unlocking the Genome's Secrets to Long Life

    Postdoc Liz Cirulli started out in plant genetics but now co-leads Duke's Centenarian Project, which aims to find gene variants that account for longevity.

    April 29, 2011

    Taking Mathematics to Heart

    Mathematician John Wesley Cain works with clinicians, physicists, and engineers in a field called cardiac electrophysiology.

    April 15, 2011

    Content Collection: Careers in Clinical and Translational Research

    Science Careers presents articles on clinical and translational science careers, produced with generous support from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.

    March 25, 2011

    Learning How to Conduct Cancer Clinical Trials

    Training courses outline the challenges and opportunities in conducting cancer clinical trials.

    March 25, 2011

    Q&A: Finding and Exploiting Cancer's Weaknesses

    Clinician-investigator David Solit studies the genetic basis of cancer tumors and looks for novel therapies that target specific mutations.

    March 04, 2011

    A Zigzagging Path Points Straight to Success

    Patricia Beckmann's career is one long lesson in how to succeed in science.

    February 11, 2011

    More Than Words

    Biomedical ontology is growing as an informatics specialty, and ontologies are proving to be powerful software and data-mining tools.

    February 11, 2011

    Sharing Data in Biomedical and Clinical Research

    It's not always clear how or where to share clinical data in a way that protects patients' privacy.

    January 28, 2011

    A Loyal Fan of Women's Health Research

    Physician-scientist Rebecca Jackson's enthusiasm for research is matched only by her passion for Ohio State football.

    January 14, 2011

    From Elephants to People: A Veterinary Scientist's Unique Career Path

    D.V.M.-Ph.D. Laura Richman's discovery of a novel elephant herpesvirus led to a career in human translational medicine.

    December 24, 2010

    The Best of Science Careers, 2010

    It was a difficult year for careers in science but another good year for Science Careers.

    December 17, 2010

    Engineering Solutions to Biomedical Problems

    There are many ways that classically trained engineers can work at the interface of engineering and medicine.

    November 26, 2010

    Perspective: Residency 101 for Physician-Scientists

    Future physician-scientists should ask three questions when choosing a residency: What field? What type of residency? Which program?

    November 12, 2010

    Working With Industry Under a Microscope

    Regulations seem to discourage academic scientists from partnering with industry, but such collaboration is essential to translational research.

    November 12, 2010

    Ghostwriters in the Medical Literature

    Despite new disclosure requirements, ghostwriters remain a threat to the integrity of the scientific literature as well as careers.

    October 29, 2010

    Opening New Research Avenues in Epigenetics

    Epigenetics provides a common theme to Spanish cancer researcher Manel Esteller's broad interests in basic and translational research.

    October 29, 2010

    Environmental Exposures Shape Human Health -- and Careers

    Brown University scientist Carmen Marsit's unique training allows him to take an interdisciplinary and translational approach to epigenetics.

    October 08, 2010

    Top 10 Tips for Mentors

    Being an effective mentor requires being a good listener, setting boundaries, providing support and criticism, and celebrating milestones.

    August 27, 2010

    Making Team Science Work: Advice From a Team

    A long-term commitment and a supportive environment allow the Yale Melanoma Research Group to excel.

    August 13, 2010

    Scientist's Work Bridges Math and Cancer

    Franziska Michor's research skills involve equations and computers, but her goal is clinical: to eliminate cancer.