Postdoc Summer Chalk Talk Series

The postdocs of MPI-CBG are in the midst of a chalk talk seminar series! This is a great opportunity for postdocs to share their research and get feedback in an informal setting, while also getting comfortable presenting in a chalk

Postdoc Summer Chalk Talk Series

The postdocs of MPI-CBG are in the midst of a chalk talk seminar series! This is a great opportunity for postdocs to share their research and get feedback in an informal setting, while also getting comfortable presenting in a chalk

1st Johannstadt Campus PostDoc BBQ

Yesterday, May 12, the PostDocs of CRTD & BIOTEC hosted the first Johannstadt Campus PostDoc BBQ, and it was a great success! Postdocs joined from the hosting institutes as well as from the BCube, DZNE, MTZ, and MPI-CBG. Many people

1st Johannstadt Campus PostDoc BBQ

Yesterday, May 12, the PostDocs of CRTD & BIOTEC hosted the first Johannstadt Campus PostDoc BBQ, and it was a great success! Postdocs joined from the hosting institutes as well as from the BCube, DZNE, MTZ, and MPI-CBG. Many people

Career Symposium on Monday, April 4!

Don’t miss the annual Career Symposium at the MPI-CBG! This all-day event will take place on April 4 in the MPI-CBG auditorium, starting at 9:30am. No registration required; all are welcome. Check out the poster below for the complete line-up, and visit

Career Symposium on Monday, April 4!

Don’t miss the annual Career Symposium at the MPI-CBG! This all-day event will take place on April 4 in the MPI-CBG auditorium, starting at 9:30am. No registration required; all are welcome. Check out the poster below for the complete line-up, and visit

Inagural ‘Innovation Day’ at MPI-CBG

The 1st annual MPI-CBG Innovation Day took place on December 9, 2015. This event, organized by a team of CBG postdocs, highlighted the cutting-edge innovation and technology transfer that takes place right here at our own institute, with the hope

Inagural ‘Innovation Day’ at MPI-CBG

The 1st annual MPI-CBG Innovation Day took place on December 9, 2015. This event, organized by a team of CBG postdocs, highlighted the cutting-edge innovation and technology transfer that takes place right here at our own institute, with the hope

How Does She Do It? First hand stories and advice from successful female scientists with kids

The Fairhall lab at the University of Washington has compiled a fantastic (and growing) collection of first-hand accounts from female scientists who have successful scientific careers and families. Each woman tells her story and gives some key pieces of advice on

How Does She Do It? First hand stories and advice from successful female scientists with kids

The Fairhall lab at the University of Washington has compiled a fantastic (and growing) collection of first-hand accounts from female scientists who have successful scientific careers and families. Each woman tells her story and gives some key pieces of advice on

Where do PhDs go after graduation? Help find out.

Melanie Sinche, a researcher at Harvard, is conducting a study to find out what happens to science PhDs after they graduate. If you have EVER worked or studied in the U.S. (regardless of where you earned your PhD), and if you completed

Where do PhDs go after graduation? Help find out.

Melanie Sinche, a researcher at Harvard, is conducting a study to find out what happens to science PhDs after they graduate. If you have EVER worked or studied in the U.S. (regardless of where you earned your PhD), and if you completed

Have you heard about ‘The Journal of Brief Ideas’?

Thanks to postdoc Dominic Eberle from the BIOTEC for telling us about this new journal! “I just stumbled upon a new journal which fills quite an interesting niche: The Journal of Brief Ideas. http://beta.briefideas.org/about The lead article by David Harris describes very

Have you heard about ‘The Journal of Brief Ideas’?

Thanks to postdoc Dominic Eberle from the BIOTEC for telling us about this new journal! “I just stumbled upon a new journal which fills quite an interesting niche: The Journal of Brief Ideas. http://beta.briefideas.org/about The lead article by David Harris describes very

More articles on the postdoc experience, plus good news from the Max Planck Society

It’s time for another link roundup, because tons of great articles, reports, blog posts, and podcasts relevant to postdocs have come out in the past few months. The NatureJobs Blog has an ongoing “postdoc series” that started at the beginning

More articles on the postdoc experience, plus good news from the Max Planck Society

It’s time for another link roundup, because tons of great articles, reports, blog posts, and podcasts relevant to postdocs have come out in the past few months. The NatureJobs Blog has an ongoing “postdoc series” that started at the beginning

Career Symposium approaching! April 13-14, 2015

The annual Career Symposium at the MPI-CBG has a fantastic line-up this year that you won’t want to miss! It will take place on April 13-14 in the MPI-CBG auditorium. No registration required; all are welcome. Monday, April 13 will

Career Symposium approaching! April 13-14, 2015

The annual Career Symposium at the MPI-CBG has a fantastic line-up this year that you won’t want to miss! It will take place on April 13-14 in the MPI-CBG auditorium. No registration required; all are welcome. Monday, April 13 will

The Thrill of Defeat

Hi all! Just read an awesome article, The Thrill of Defeat < http://nautil.us/issue/21/information/the-thrill-of-defeat > The article unfolds what the author describes as the ‘biggest scoop’ of molecular biology – deciphering the genetic code. It is educational, suspenseful (?), and easy to read. The best

The Thrill of Defeat

Hi all! Just read an awesome article, The Thrill of Defeat < http://nautil.us/issue/21/information/the-thrill-of-defeat > The article unfolds what the author describes as the ‘biggest scoop’ of molecular biology – deciphering the genetic code. It is educational, suspenseful (?), and easy to read. The best