How to defend a PhD remotely

Alyssa Frederick Taken from In November 2019, I conducted my PhD defence using the videoconferencing software Zoom. I had to do this remotely, because after handing in my thesis on digestive physiology at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), I moved to the other end of California. There, I started a new job as [...]

Dr. Arul M. Chinnaiyan elected to the National Academy of Sciences in honor of outstanding contributions to cancer research

S.P. Hicks Endowed Professor of PathologyDirector, Michigan Centerfor Translational PathologyInvestigator, Howard Hughes Medical InstituteAmerican Cancer Society Research ProfessorDepartment of PathologyUniversity of Michigan Medical SchoolAnn Arbor, MI Congratulations to Dr. Chinnaiyan who is an ASIP Member and recipient of the 2020 Rous-Whipple Award. The National Academy of Sciences announced the election of members in recognition of [...]

New test for #COVID19 may deliver faster results to more people

New test for #COVID19 may deliver faster results to more people, reports the The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

Dr. Daisy Shu recently won the Thermo Fisher Cancer Research Foundation grant

Dr. Daisy Shu Dr. Daisy Shu recently won the Thermo Fisher Cancer Research Foundation Imaging Grant for a new Invitrogen EVOS M7000 Imaging System (Grant value of $78,000). Daisy is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in Dr. Magali Saint-Geniez's laboratory at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. [...]

Responding to Peer Reviews during COVID-19

As many of us are unable to be in the lab, we are taking this opportunity to focus on other tasks, such as writing, reviewing, and planning. However, revising a manuscript has an added level of difficulty with our current limitations. A recent piece by Ye Zhou in Science highlights some of these difficulties with [...]