Using BioVU for Research

BioVU

BioVU is a biobank of de-identified DNA samples and genetic data to fuel discovery. The “banked” DNA is from routine patient care-associated tests that would otherwise be discarded. The bank …

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Dear Sen Warren: A Primer on Being a Woman in Science

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Senator Warren needs to know some things about being a woman in STEM....we can help her so she can help us.

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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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Not that Kind of Conference: Attending Clinical Conferences as a PhD

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: It’s not for you, but you should go anyway.

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NIH Just Stepped Up (a Bit) to Promote Neuroscience Trainee Diversity

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

NIH is Throws Cash Behind Their Efforts to Diversify Neuroscience: Graduate Students Start Writing for this One!

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Bad Meetings and How to Make Them Better

Aimee Edgeworth, BA Creative Writing, AA Social Behavioral Sciences

Bad meetings can happen to good people. As someone who has hosted meetings about planning meetings, here are a few things to consider.

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Couch to K (or R)

The Edge for Scholars

If you'll be submitting a grant in February, 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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Rolling Out Academic Bling for Edge for Scholars Users

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

Academics deserve more love for their hard work. We're rolling out the bling at Edge for Scholars to recognize our best bloggers, commenters and all around mensches.

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Handy Guide to Showing PostDoc Appreciation All Year Long

Fighty Squirrel, PhD, Awe.Some.

It's postdoc appreciation week! Here's your handy ROPIHRS acronym for success- Respect, Opportunities, Plans, Introductions, Health, Reality and Spine.

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5 Ways to Improve the RCR Section of Your K

Sam Gannon, EdD

Here are some helpful tips for writing a better Responsible Conduct of Research Plan (RCR) for your K

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