Not that Kind of Advice: It is Never Too Early to Be a Mentor

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Be the mentor you needed.

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A Big Step Forward in Standardizing Rules for Authorship

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Get ready for some changes to manuscript submissions. NAS takes the lead in promoting transparency in authorship roles.

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Empowering Women through Mentoring

Cristina Espinosa, PhD

I still remember my first time in a lab. I was doing my last year of college and I got a fellowship to collaborate for a few hours a day in a research lab. It was an old and rusty lab, and my PI was in the first steps of her career, trying to get […]

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What Do You Do When They Say "No"?

The Edge for Scholars

How do you convince someone to change their mind? I couldn’t magically make an R01 appear (if only!).

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Not that Kind of Committee: Tales of Faculty Committee Design

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: You need more than scientific expertise to get you through!

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How to Make Your Team Stand Out When Interviewing Prospective Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It’s student interview season, which likely means your Fridays will be filled with 30-minute sessions with bright eyed young scholars hoping to secure a slot in your program and maybe with your research team. What can you do to help your lab and your institution stand out to prospective candidates in just 30 minutes? Having served […]

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SkypeAScientist - Hey, That Means YOU!

Josh Fessel, MD, PhD

SkypeAScientist is the easiest and most impactful science outreach opportunity you don't yet know about

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What You Should Expect from Mentors

The Edge for Scholars

Practical advice from four senior mentors on what you should expect and what you should do in return.

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I'm Not Your Mom and Other News About Females in STEM

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

You really need to stop using 'like my mom' as a compliment to your female mentors.

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Undergrads in the Lab: An Interview with Paris Grey

Britteny Watson-Ivey

In this interview, Paris Grey, co-creator of Undergrad in the Lab, gives great insight regarding undergrads in research.

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