Monthly Archives: April 2014

Trainees, claim your seat or get left behind.

This is a point I was planning to bring up later, but since a comment on the last post has already hit it, let’s start now. IHStreet said, My worry with this discussion for sustainability is that Ph.D.’s and postdocs will … Continue reading

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Changing equilibria in the research enterprise – An #xBio #SBRE debrief

Many scientists spend years and even decades learning how their favorite systems – growth factor signaling, for instance – work and how to fix them when they go awry. We now have a daunting system to define and modify – the biomedical … Continue reading

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#xBio Preview: Building a sustainable biomed research enterprise

I just arrived in sunny San Diego for Experimental Biology 2014, where I’ll be blogging for the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB). Here’s a preview of a major topic I’ll be covering tomorrow. For more from Experimental … Continue reading

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The places I’ve been

It’s almost hard to believe that it’s been three months since I posted here. Those months have flown by, so it seems like it must be longer. Yet so much has happened, it seems almost impossible that it spanned just … Continue reading

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