Category Archives: Resources

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

Statistical Methods

Have you ever wondered which statistical method is the best for you to test your hypothesis? How to best present your data in a graph form? How statistics can help you design comparative experiments? Or even more fundamental – you

Statistical Methods

Have you ever wondered which statistical method is the best for you to test your hypothesis? How to best present your data in a graph form? How statistics can help you design comparative experiments? Or even more fundamental – you

Find a trove of relevant advice on iBiology

Hey Postdocs! Have you checked out the wealth of resources on iBiology yet?! Not only are there tons of fantastic seminars and courses from top biologists around the world, but they now have a Professional Development video series. If you’ve been

Find a trove of relevant advice on iBiology

Hey Postdocs! Have you checked out the wealth of resources on iBiology yet?! Not only are there tons of fantastic seminars and courses from top biologists around the world, but they now have a Professional Development video series. If you’ve been

“Taking the right steps”

Hello group, Here’s an interesting article about the ‘right steps’ to take to become a successful group leader – check it out! “Don’t wear your new shoes (yet)”

“Taking the right steps”

Hello group, Here’s an interesting article about the ‘right steps’ to take to become a successful group leader – check it out! “Don’t wear your new shoes (yet)”

Expertise Database

We created a searchable database of the extensive and diverse technical and research expertise we have within our postdoc community. Search by keyword or skim through topics and find out who to ask for advice on that tricky new experiment or who might

Expertise Database

We created a searchable database of the extensive and diverse technical and research expertise we have within our postdoc community. Search by keyword or skim through topics and find out who to ask for advice on that tricky new experiment or who might