Guest post by Adriana Bankston and Sonia Hall Postdocs often lack the professional development opportunities they need. Many stakeholders are working to address this critical...


Guest post by Bob Dolan In a highly competitive market it is important to distinguish yourself. To do so, you need to create your personal...


It’s National Postdoc Appreciation Week, which celebrates the vital contribution of postdoctoral scholars to advancing our understanding of the world. This week is the perfect...


The House Appropriations Committee completed a review of its fiscal year (FY) 2017 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Activities (CJS) spending bill, which provides the...


Back in December, we wrote here about a proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Labor that would mandate that postdocs earning less than $50,440...


The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) is seeking applications for predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships offered through the Agriculture and...


NIH's National Cancer Institute (NCI) has issued a request for applications (RFA) for a new program that will bridge predoctoral and postdoctoral training. Its aim "is...


The Genetics Society of America (GSA) is pleased to announce the selection of nine new Trainee Representatives who will serve on the Board of Directors...


This month, the GSA journal GENETICS published an editorial that illuminates the struggles experienced by scientists when trying to both do good science and advance in...


The National Science Foundation is seeking applications for its Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology program. The fellowships encourage independence at an early stage of the research career...