Neuroscience Pretenure Boot Camp in Seattle? Yes, Please!

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

The Brain Sciences Foundation offers an outstanding chance for underrepresented folks to get training on the business of starting your career in a free bootcamp this summer. Apply now!

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Not that Kind of Grant Application: Tales of Career Development Awards

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It’s more about career development than science!

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Avoiding a Mismatch: How To Work with a Writer or Editor

Rebecca Helton, MA

You don't have to do it all yourself! Many successful researchers engage scientific/medical writers and editors for help with grants, manuscripts, press releases, and more.

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Taking Flight

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

If you want to be off your K or similar career development award before the end of five years, the calendar will tell you that you can't start later than …

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The Write Rules

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Time to repent of these 10 basic writing sins.

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What’s in Your Bucket(s)?

Durango Kid, PhD

Once you’ve defined the buckets of work for your grant submission and placed them on your timeline, you are ready for the second step in the work breakdown process.

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Popular Young Scientist’s Post on Failure to Get Funding Goes Viral

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Brad Voytek should be the poster child for neuroscience. He’s smart, charismatic, does a ton of outreach, sports an impressive soul patch and works on difficult problems of how …

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Buckets of Fun (Work?)

Durango Kid, PhD

Proposed research project is feasible? Check. Timeline formatted? Check. Milestones added? Check. Now it’s time to break the work into manageable chunks....

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TB Research on World TB Day: Yuri van der Heijden

Rebecca Helton, MA

In honor of World Tuberculosis Day, Dr. Yuri van der Heijden talks about his TB research and offers advice to those working toward career development awards.

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Three (Grant) Peeves in a Pod: Trials and Tribulations

Cranky Reviewer

Ever since the holy trinity important things have come in threes—listen up. Study section will not (and should not) cut you slack. 1.) No matter how many clinical trials you …

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