NIH Offers New Type of K99/R00

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In 2020, NIH will accept applications for a new career development award focused on diversity.

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What I Wish I’d Known Before I Wrote My K

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Three K awardees share the advice they wish they'd received before preparing career development awards.

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Mapping the Path for K (or R) Submission

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If you'll be submitting a grant in June, now is the time to start preparations.  Pacing yourself is key to a successful grant submission that doesn't leave you wrung out.

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Not that Kind of Career Development Award: Tales of Writing the K99/R00

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: The K99/R00 is weird.

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Title IX Isn’t Working: Nine Necessary Actions to End Sexual Harassment Culture in STEM

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Imagine your lab throws you a party for your upcoming wedding. Fun, right? Now imagine your boss handing you a large, vivid and anatomically distinctive sex toy. At the University …

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A Beginner's Guide for Addressing Sexual Harassment in Academia

Needhi Bhalla, PhD

Suggestions for how scientists, specifically male scientists, can undermine the alienating culture of sexual harassment that exists in STEM.

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National Research Funding Opportunities Bulletin Board

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Check in often for a current list of national research funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines.

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Mentees and Mentors Must-Read Book Lists

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

We asked mentees and mentors what books most influenced their careers, which they give or lend most, and what they are currently reading.

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Advice for My Graduating Students

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Last week one of my graduate students returned to the lab nest after seven long years away. I loved this student. I missed him when he left. He was kind …

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

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: Waiting to hear on your first major grant is hard.

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