Before applying for your dream science job, Google thyself

By Adam Ruben Original source Earlier this month, a professor took to Twitter with a request. She wrote, “Dear Academics on the job market: Please make a google scholar page for yourself. Sincerely, Search Committees everywhere.” In the Twitterstorm of comments that followed, some respondents thanked the professor for the inside-track information. But the suggestion [...]

Troubleshooting Productivity As A PhD Student During The Pandemic

Klotho is a membrane enzyme that is associated with life expectancy. The protein takes its name from one of the three Fates, forever destined to weave people’s lives together and cut the threads when their time comes. We are all weaved together, in this coronavirus recent past, present, and in its future. This is an [...]

#PISA2020 Day 4!

Yesterday was another full day at PISA 2020 with exciting scientific sessions, Meet-the-Expert sessions, Trainee Advising Sessions, and special events. Today and tomorrow will be equally exciting and full. TODAY at PISA 2020…We will open the day with three Trainee Advising Sessions at 8:00 AM, 9:00 AM, and 10:00 AM, on the topics of “Transitioning [...]

#PISA2020 Day 3

Yesterday was a very full day at PISA 2020 with sessions and events spanning from 9:00 AM until 7:30 PM. Today at PISA 2020, we begin the morning with Trainee Advising Sessions at 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM on the topics of “Considering medical school?” and “ Individual development plans (IDPs) for trainees: Your plan [...]