Professional Development

Virtual NIH Activities 

Social Media for Scientists (2020) ~1 h Youtube video from the NIH on science communication.

NIH launches supplementary grants for researchers with family commitments (2020) Initiative to help junior scientists navigate family commitments and major life challenges by offering supplementary grants that permit them to step away from the laboratory for up to one year.

UC Berkeley Funding for Women and Minorities

Hello PhD Podcast A podcast for scientists and the people who love them

The Professor Is In by Karen L. Kelsky, PhD (2015) The essential guide to turn your PhD into a job.  

Why Women Don’t Apply for Jobs Unless They’re 100% Qualified (2014) Women tend to only apply to jobs they’re 100% qualified for but men will if they meet 60% of the qualifications.

Leading Edge Symposium  An annual meeting that provides outstanding women and non-binary postdocs with a platform to present their work, an opportunity to meet and connect with one another, and mentorship and career development training from world leaders in biomedical research.

Blavatnik Regional Awards For Young Scientists WiSE Postdocs – Encouraging you to check out the Blavatnik regional awards. CSHL can nominate up to 15 … if you are eligible, talk to your PI about nominating you. If you aren’t nominated, you can’t win!

iBiology Young Scientist Seminars Competition A science communication competition for graduate students and postdocs to win an opportunity for further training.

Eppendorf & Science Prize For Neurobiology Awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted by him/her during the past three years.

Neuroscience Scholars Program The NSP is a two-year online training program open to underrepresented graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

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