Responding to Manuscript Reviews While Avoiding Cerebral Aneurysms

James West, PhD

A request for revisions is as good as acceptance - but only if you'll put aside your burning desire to see the wretches who did not appreciate your brilliance crushed for their impertinence.

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A Grant Submission New Year's Resolution

The Edge for Scholars

Half of us make new year's resolution, but fewer than 1 in 10 succeed.  Many of these resolutions involve getting over a tendency to procrastinate.  NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research, Dr. …

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What Folks Want to See on Your Lab Website

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Your colleagues, current and potential trainees, collaborators and yes, study sections are doing internet searches on you with greater frequency. Knowing that people are looking, why not show them what …

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The Five Stages of Grief: Saying Goodbye to the Old Biosketch

Rebecca Helton

Confused about the NIH’s new biosketch format?  Wondering how to present your work in the best light? Download slides from a presentation by Dr. Katherine Hartmann, Associate Dean for …

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News: Major Change to NIH Resubmission Policy

The Edge for Scholars

[T]oday we have announced a policy change. While the new policy still allows a single resubmission per application, ideas that were unsuccessfully submitted as a resubmission (A1) may now …

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Working Hard Does NOT Mean Success (at Grants or Anything Else)

The Edge for Scholars

There’s this persistent myth that I need to tear down once and for all. Maybe it won’t all happen in this one blog post, but by God I’…

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