In the Decoding Life series, we talk to geneticists with diverse career paths, tracing the many directions possible after research training. This series is brought...


Gonzalo Castro de la Mata works across disciplines to balance economic development and environmental conservation. Here we talk about approaching problems from different perspectives and...


Tracy Raines works at AgBiome as a project leader and strategist. Her scientific career spans academia and industry. In her current role, she oversees the...


Guest post by Irini Topalidou, Senior Scientist at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Washington, Seattle. I first met Martin “Marty” Chalfie in January 2004,...


Stuart Macdonald is the Director of the K-INBRE Bioinformatics Core Facility, as well as a Professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences at the University...


As the Vice President of Research at 23andMe, Joyce Tung has a career that blends together her love for personalized medicine and accessible science for...


Mary Ellen Lane started down the traditional academic career path to faculty but changed directions to find her niche in academic administration—discovering a passion for...


Asav Dharia works as a Competitive Talent Strategist and Research Analyst at Flagship Pioneering, matching leading scientists with newly forming companies and technologies. He’s centered...


A division director at NIH, Dorit Zuk has a career that spans basic research, scientific publishing, and policy. She shares how she transitioned from different...


An interview with one of the “acknowledged programmers” whose contributions to early computational population genetics have been examined by an analysis of article acknowledgment sections....