Salvage Your Unfunded Grant with an OnPAR Submission

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Good news, scientists! There's a quick and easy way to take your 'close but not quite fundable' grant and turn it into $$. OnPAR offers help.

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Publishing Null Results

Behavioral Scientist

Nearly every scientist has felt the frustration of pouring effort, money and (sometimes) tears into a project only to get null results. The elusive p<0.05 decides whether results get published or not–the oft-mentioned file drawer problem. Others have explained better than I can why this is a problem. Rather, I’d like to contribute some tips […]

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An Unexpected Career in Sex and Gender Biology

Dawn Newcomb, PhD

I transitioned to studying how sex hormones drive inflammation. That’s unusual, but it shouldn’t be.

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Are We In A Mentoring Crisis?

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

Two out of every five trainees need more than what they're getting in terms of mentorship. It's time to figure out how to help them.

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Science is Demanding Gordon Ramsay Quality at Ray Kroc Speeds

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

"You Wanna Supersize That?" Is No Way to Approach Doing Science!

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Not that Kind of Boss: Tales of Team Management and Mentorship

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: People are the most important and most challenging part of a research program

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Not that Kind of Investment: Tales of Time Commitment

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Your most precious commodity is time.

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A Project Management Approach That Works

Rebecca Sappington, PhD

The goal: implement a project management strategy that allows you to easily organize and synthesize data, track progress and strategize. Enter my strategy: the Storyboard!

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Finding Signals in the Noise: Todd Edwards

Rebecca Helton, MA

Discovering meaning in a massive amount of random-seeming data is nothing new to Todd Edwards, PhD, a genetic epidemiologist.  His career has made meaning out of many disparate parts, beginning with six years in the US Army as a Print Journalist, pre-med and biology classes in college, and a job in biotech developing kits to […]

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How to Make an ESI Extension Request for Childbirth/Adoption

Rachel Bonami, PhD

NIH recognizes the impossible tap dance of being both new parent and scientist and offers help.

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