As part of the Genetics Society of America’s renewed focus on early career members, Director of Engagement and Development Sonia Hall has created an innovative...


GENETICS Editor-in-Chief Mark Johnston introduces a new peer review training program for early career scientists. “Just tell them what you think of them.” That was the response of one of...


Guest post by Kalyn Gackowski What makes me unique? How are my experiences relevant? How can I show them I’m the ideal candidate? What do...


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...