Guest post by Kathryn “Kaylee” Mueller, Phase Genomics. Plasmodium parasites—the microbes that cause malaria—are right at home in the tropics. After all, tropical regions harbor...


Guest post by Teresa Bonello It was 1984 and the first cloning of the homeobox sequence in Drosophila had just been reported. Newly-minted postdoc Denis...


Don Gibson (University of California, Davis) describes how he decided to start the Barbara on the Bill Campaign When I heard that the U.S. Department of...


Insider tips on how to make your postdoc application stand out from the pack. Guest post by B. Duygu Özpolat. While some graduate students have...


Guest post by Rory Flinn, PhD There are many career paths for PhDs that don’t require a postdoc, including some faculty positions in certain disciplines. When...


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 Lynn S. Villafuerte. The first post in our new Career Tips series explores a way for students to increase their competitiveness and preparation for...


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...


Dick on sabbatical and my good fortune Guest post in memory of Richard Lewontin by Thoru Pederson. When I was a graduate student in the...


Guest post by A.J. Marian Walhout, PhD. Massachusetts, March 2020: The early days of the COVID-19 pandemic that would profoundly affect us all. Labs shut...