By Will Barr Do scientists need to network? If you talk to any researcher, whether they are in grad school, beginning a postdoc or a tenured professor, they will tell you that networking, or some form of it, is key to doing good science. I know what you are thinking, and I am with you.…
By Bree Yanagisawa The gravel churned under my tires as I made my way down a series of unmarked roads. I tried to pace myself: going slowly enough to not spin out on the dry, dusty roads and fast enough to keep air flowing through the windows of my AC-deficient car. Cornfields spread out on…
By Erica Siebrasse, ASBMB Learning how to network can feel intimidating but it becomes easier with practice.
By Erica Siebrasse, ASBMB Whether you’re wondering what to pack for the ASBMB annual meeting next week or preparing for an interview, these tips on what to wear will help you in any professional situation.
By Andrea Anastasio, ASBMB Elizabeth Brown, St. Olaf College, is a recipient of the 2015 ASBMB Undergraduate Research award. She shares her plans for continuing her love of research.
By Philip S. Clifford, University of Illinois at Chicago Sports teams would never go into competition, military units would never go into battle and contractors would never construct a building without having detailed plans. Why should a young scientist’s career be any different?
By Shane Falcinelli, University of Maryland, College Park So you have been accepted to that summer research internship you applied for? Congratulations! You have worked hard to get to this point. But now what? You may have questions like these: “How can I be successful this summer? Will my supervisor like me? What will be…
By Andrea Anastasio, ASBMB Kaelan Brennan, Purdue University, is a recipient of the 2015 ASBMB Undergraduate Research award. He shares how his love of science began and offers advice to undergraduates thinking of pursuing research.
By P.H. Grey In May, an undergrad who spent three years in our lab finished her last experiment and made the last update in her lab notebook. It was a bittersweet day.
By Sai Phyo, St. John’s University Now that I have finished the interviewing process for MSTP (medical scientist training programs) and have some acceptances under my belt, I want to share some of my experiences on what to expect after successfully submitting the primary and secondary applications.