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About: ELISA Genie

Biography:
After doing a five year PhD and a short Post-Doc, I decided I needed a break from the lab. Now I run an ELISA and Assay and Antibody company based in London and Dublin.
Website:
https://www.elisagenie.com

Posts by ELISA Genie:

€1000 Travel Award for Life Science Researchers

Posted by on October 9th, 2017

Hi Everyone, I thought I would post our travel award for life science researchers which might be of interest. At Antibody Genie we run a quarterly travel award for Life Science researchers, all you need to enter is to write an 800 word blog piece on your research area or write a piece on your[…]

Grant writing tips for PhDs and Post Docs

Posted by on May 30th, 2017

Like most things in life, research requires funding and scholarships. This becomes increasingly apparent as researchers progress through their career. At some point, everyone has to jump on the funding treadmill. For many researchers, the first experience of a grant application process may be applying for postgraduate scholarships for their masters/PhD. While I never pursued[…]

Bullying in the lab

Posted by on May 14th, 2013

The lab can be one of the greatest places in the world to make live long friends. Spending countless hours in a tissue culture room late into the middle of the night, sharing similar frustrations when experiments don’t work or talking about how your PI does not have a clue what they are talking about[…]

The Post-Doctoral Treadmill

Posted by on March 11th, 2013

Like most things in life, research requires funding. This becomes increasingly apparent as researchers progress through their career. At some point, everyone has to jump on the funding treadmill. For many researchers, the first experience of a grant application process may be applying for postgraduate funding for their masters/PhD. While I never pursued this option[…]

Becoming a confident scientific speaker

Posted by on March 9th, 2013

Like needles in a haystack, interesting speakers that bring charisma and rock n’ roll to their talks are hard to come by. No matter what the research interests of the audience, these speakers hypnotize the audience with their funny analogies and the confidence in their data. Leaving the audience inspired to run back to the[…]

A website for PostDocs and PhDs

Posted by on March 8th, 2013

After a life in science, some of those years getting paid, some of those years not, I decided to set up a website to help PhDs and PostDocs with decisions on what to do next with short shorties of people that have or are going through similar experiences. I also hope to help share a[…]