Career Blog

The new short NIH application format is out.

A blogger give advice on how to get a grant.

The Tough Choice

A blogger discusses why he is looking for a new job.

A blogger wonders if the NIH could support maternity leave.

Grants as Ageism

Changes to NIH's R01 funding process are criticized.

On the Hunt

A blogger gives tips on how to make a good impression.

No Skipping Lectures

The University of California says that furlough days may not be teaching days.

Postdocs supported by European Molecular Biology Organization have a new, portable pension plan.

David Searls has an essay in PLoS Computational Biology on choosing between academia and industry.

Jonathan Eisen tells the story of his first conference talk.

Bloggers discuss how much time they spend at work.

For the Young 'Uns

Suzanne Kennedy at Bitesize Bio give tips on how to survive graduate school.

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A new study finds that a placental protein linked with preeclampsia can be targeted by RNA silencing, according to the New Scientist.

A settlement is expected in a Duke University lawsuit hinging on using falsified data to win grants, Retraction Watch and Science report.

In PNAS this week: approach for analyzing the expression of endogenous retroviruses, circular RNAs that influence host-virus interactions, and more.

A phylogenetic analysis finds that the rare hemimastigotes form their own supra-kingdom, CBC reports.