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The way our science is evaluated: Now is the time for change

By Avijit Banik Like it or not, we all accept and at times succumb to the mandate of “publish or perish” in the current system of scientific evaluation. The number of publications, citation indices, complex log of impact factors, and … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Council for Diversity hosting Dr. Nic Vega for Lunch (10/19)

The Postdoctoral Council for Diversity is a group within Emory’s Postdoctoral Association. They strive to 1) Build a supportive network of diverse professionals in the sciences (at Emory and beyond). 2) Strengthen professional development, and 3) interact with, and positively … Continue reading

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SciPhD Bootcamp – October 4-5 – Register today!

Need Advice on Job Hunting?  Want to Practice Interviewing Face-to-Face?  Come meet the experts at SciPHD to hone your skills!! Specific topics covered during the bootcamp include:                                … Continue reading

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Featured Alumni – Dr. Kel Sheldon, Co-founder of The Prep Advantage

  Dr. Kel Sheldon was a T32 postdoctoral fellow in the School of Medicine working in the Department of Cardiology with Dr. Alejahndra San Martin. His research in bioenergetics focused on understanding the role of poldip2 in mitochondrial respiration. Prior … Continue reading

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Free Things to Do Around Emory in September

Reposted from Emory’s News Center. Find the original article by clicking this link. It’s here. The new academic year is off with a bang, and the campus is already bursting with stimulating and creative activities and events. This month offers Hitchcock … Continue reading

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The Joy and Pain of Hosting a Conference

By Alonzo J. Whyte The Science of Teaching Science There is a science to teaching science. As postdoctoral research fellows, it can be a real struggle to find time to teach undergraduates all while keeping up with modern science teaching … Continue reading

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Nov 13-14th ’18: Science Writing Workshop & Career Seminar

Hello Emory Postdocs, The PDA Science Writers committee is excited to host a free science writing workshop. It’s open to postdocs who are interested in science writing as a career…or simply improving their non-technical writing communication skills.   Science Writing … Continue reading

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