When the Help You Get Isn't Helpful

Rebecca Helton

Have you ever received unsolicited, off-target advice? Some people just instinctually offer solutions when they see someone in need. But what if their understanding of what's wrong is, quite frankly, …

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I'm Not Saying I'm the Best Mentor Ever, But...

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

I'm traveling with two female grad students in my lab and we have 8 pairs of shoes and 1 pair of boots between us and no checked bags. I'm all like..

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A Sure Fire Way to Know What Your Boss Thinks About You

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Step 1 of the 1 Step Sure Fire Way to Know What Your Boss Thinks About You is.....¬†ASK! Sounds ridiculous, right? But there are countless people who spending sleepless nights worrying …

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News: NIH Awards $31 Million to Enhance Diversity in the Biomedical Research Workforce

The Edge for Scholars

The National Institutes of Health announced the award of nearly $31 million in fiscal year 2014 funds to develop new approaches that engage researchers, including those from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical sciences, …

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The Cool Professor

The Edge for Scholars

When I started my lab I had a very distinct idea of the type of PI I wanted to be. I had experienced some different styles and observed many others. …

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