This webinar featured a read-out and discussion of the recent National Academies report on the Science of Effective Mentoring in STEMM (PDF above).
Panelists: Shirley Tilghman (president emerita, Princeton University), Lida Beninson (Program Officer, NASEM), and Laura Contreras-Ruiz (staff scientist, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.) The changing landscape of biological research has changed the day-to-day... read more →
BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) is an effort by 17 institutions to explore ways of improving biomedical career development. A fraction of biomedical PhDs will take a tenure-track faculty... read more →
There has been a large movement to broaden the career development of Ph.D. trainees for a variety of career paths, including those outside of academia but still in research-related positions.... read more →
In a Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences publication by Bruce Alberts, Marc Kirschner, Shirley Tilghman and Harold Varmus (2014). Leading academics in biomedical research described a series of... read more →
Jessica Polka, PhD, and Kristin Krukenberg, PhD, both of Harvard Medical School, organized of the Future of Research Symposium. In a webinar, they presented the primary issues they were seeking... read more →