The Scientist has aggregated all of their content on genetics and genomics – making it easy to read the site’s offerings on about everything from glowing kittens to recent retractions and hot papers in the field. Other subjects are highlights by topic, too (see the sidebar on the left). While you’re on the site, be [...]
Entries Tagged as 'career'
September 27th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
January 25th, 2011 by Kristi · No Comments
Genomics play a role in 21st century research and clinical practice and Washington University School of Medicine is at the forefront of this evolving field. To continue to meet this challenge, a new cadre of investigators will need comprehensive training in topics related to genomic medicine. A new seminar series is scheduled for this spring [...]
December 3rd, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Science Careers has a fantastic article about career planning for scientists. I really appreciated the discussion about identifying what one’s “ideal job” is. It can be scary to consider alternatives to the traditional academic route. It Pays To Plan: Why You Need A Career Map By Carol Milano The traditional path—graduate school to postdoc to [...]
October 25th, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Clifford and Lakoski just posted a great top-10 list for mentors at CTSciNet, “Top 10 Tips for Mentors.” Also be sure to check out Lakoski’s complimentary list for mentees, ” Top 10 Tips to Maximize Your Mentoring.”
June 1st, 2010 by Kristi · No Comments
Are you a first-stage scientist like Watson and Crick? What about a second-stage scientist like Stephen Altschul? …and what stage are the reviewers who are reviewing your proposals? Read more: Urban, Lauren. (2010). Evolution of science. The Scientist, 24(5).
September 29th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
NOVA has an interesting web series about scientists OUTSIDE the lab: The Secret Life of Scientists. Watch for new scientists added to the site every two weeks. The stories are interesting and inspirational and the video content is great.
September 13th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
I ran across an interesting blog post from Dr. Isis over at On Becoming a Laboratory and Domestic Goddess. Definitely worth a read. These issues are more complicated than students being simply ignorant of naming and title conventions. They reflect what is regarded as “normal” in the ivory tower. A white male scientist may feel [...]
March 27th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
March 30, 2009 Washington University School of Medicine’s Becker Medical Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new website, Assessing the Impact of Research. Realizing that now, more than ever, researchers need to be aware of the impact of their biomedical research, a team at the library has developed a Model for Assessment [...]
January 29th, 2009 by Kristi · No Comments
I am a fan of Science Careers on Facebook and today they sent me an update to notify their fans that there is an UPDATED Career Basics Booklet available: As part of the Science Careers Outreach Program, we have collected in a booklet a series of articles addressing all manner of career development issues. The [...]