#Science celebrity who? Inspiring career talk by Tony Fauci!! @NIH @NIAIDNews #scicomm

[tweet https://twitter.com/CauseScience1/status/619565444459036672] In case you missed our tweets, I visited my brother and psgurel at NIH on Friday and crashed a talk by NIAID Director Anthony Fauci (one of our main science celebrities/science crushes). Fauci’s talk was about his career and how he … Continue reading

the SCIENTIFIC 23 – Amazing website interviews and profiles scientists about their careers and lives!! @sjblakemore

Check out this awesome website, the Scientific 23, which interviews and profiles scientists, asking them 23 questions. The website was made possible by the Royal Society Rosalind Franklin Award 2013 awarded to Sarah-Jayne Blakemore. We have interviewed a number of scientists and people who … Continue reading

Turns out academic research is only one career option for biomedical scientists!! #science #NotAlternateCareerPaths

CSHL Press has a new resource for biomedical scientists (Edited by Kaaren Janssen and Richard Sever) looking for career paths other than academic research. Turns out there are a lot!! Also, these are NOT alternate career paths… they are career paths. Most people … Continue reading

Biomedical Science Ph.D. Career Interest Patterns by Race/Ethnicity and Gender

Interesting analysis by Kenneth Gibbs Jr. featured in PLoS one about trends in biomed science careers based on race and gender.  Importantly, the group finds that on average, scientists from all social backgrounds show decreased interest in faculty careers at research universities, … Continue reading

Want to be a scientist? Here is what to expect from a scientific career. #science

The Globe and Mail has a nice piece that will answer all your questions about being a scientist, including your possible salary at the various stages of a scientific career. In addition, the article summarizes required education, job prospects, challenges, … Continue reading

Science research to science policy: Gerjon Ikink is making the career move #science

Julie Gould has posted a terrific Q and A with Gerjon Ikink on NatureJobs blog. The Q and A focuses on Ikink’s pending move from academic science to science policy, with a goal of fixing the ailing academic science system. It … Continue reading