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Making the Move

DrdrA responds to a reader's question about transitioning from a non-tenure-track position to a tenure track position.

A blogger weighs in on whether it's worth pursuing a PhD or standing pat with an MS.

Roche is hiring for its Nutley, New Jersey campus.

Not To Worry...

Blogger Michael White is almost comforted by the story of Francis Crick's postdoc experience.

A blogger offers advice on how to negotiate salary at a new position.

Getting Motivated

A blogger discusses the drive and thrill of research.

Taking on Reviews

A blogger discusses the number of reviews that a junior faculty member should do.

Slow and Steady

Take your time to choose a project.

Some grants submitted by established scientist are passed over in favor of proposals from new investigators, says the New York Times.

A PLoS Biology article and many bloggers discuss the difficulties of getting early-career grants.

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.

Pages

Three genetic testing companies form a coalition to influence how Congress considers genetic privacy, The Hill reports.

University of California, San Diego researchers investigate how skin care products influence the skin microbiome, Scientific American reports.

The Wall Street Journal examines billing codes used by uBiome.

In PNAS this week: links between lung adenocarcinoma and lncRNA, algorithm to impute and cluster Hi-C interaction profiles from single cells, and more.