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Skip your postdoc?

Posted by , on 20 January 2011

A friend of mine went straight from his PhD in computational (pharmaco)chemistry to an investigator position, and I have heard an unconfirmed second-hand story of one other person recently making ...

Funding Opportunity for BSDB members travelling to ES cell course

Posted by , on 5 January 2011

Message from the BSDB, reposted with permission. Keep in mind that the funding opportunities are for BSDB members only, and the final deadline is very, very soon. The poster for ...

Travelling Fellowships

Posted by , on 29 November 2010

Over the past months, we’ve seen a few posts on the Node from people who spent a few months working in labs abroad. All of them were funded by a ...

International experience

Posted by , on 26 November 2010

Hello, I am Terry Jackson, a 6th year PhD student in Genetics and Genomics at Duke University which is located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. I am working on my ...

Grant writing in Africa

Posted by , on 27 October 2010

Today I gave a grant writing seminar for about 25 participants and went through the general structure and preparation as well as the expectations of reviewers and granting agencies.  The ...

Nippon

Posted by , on 12 October 2010

Dear Reader, My name is Dávid Molnár, I’m a third year Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Morphology and Developmental Biology at Semmelweis University (Budapest, Hungary). I’d like to ...

American plant research gets a boost

Posted by , on 7 October 2010

In the US, basic plant research is relatively underfunded compared to other fields, with most of the available money going directly towards the development of practical agricultural applications. Last year, ...

Who will regulate UK embryo research?

Posted by , on 1 October 2010

In an attempt to tighten the country’s budget, the UK government wants to cut a large number of arms-length non-governmental organisations. These “quangos” (quasi-autonomous non-governmental organizations) include regulatory bodies, advisory ...

Development Travelling Fellowships

Posted by , on 16 September 2010

Hello Node Community: I would like to inform you about the Development Travelling Fellowships. Are you a Graduate student or Post-doc wishing to make a collaborative visit to another lab? ...

Research in the land of rising sun...

Posted by , on 14 September 2010

I am a graduate student from Indian Institute for Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune, India. I wish to share some of my work and life experiences in Japan from ...

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