Sometimes your lab just runs out of money. When she established her lab, Dr. Becca easily obtained R21 funding, and she writes at her blog Fumbling Towards Tenure that she thought she was set.

Unfortunately, she's since been unable to secure outside funds, and is a little over a year away from going up for tenure. But, Dr. Becca has come up with a "survival strategy" to help her through — and it involves a lot of writing.

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