August 2019

Trainee Paper Spotlight: Ajai K. Pathak

Trainee Author: Ajai K. Pathak Early Career Researcher Estonian Biocentre-Institute of Genomics University of Tartu (Photo courtesy Jüri Parik)   Pathak AK, et al.The Genetic Ancestry of Modern Indus Valley Populations from Northwest India. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2018 Dec 6;103(6) To fully capture the variation of the human genome it is important to... Read More

Science and Scientists in the Age of Social Media

Written by Nascent Transcript writer Sumantra Chatterjee (@rovingscientist) The practice of science has been a source of fascination and confusion for many over the years. It’s a world full of jargon and complicated data that have no real-life application. So, it takes a while to explain that if you look beyond the jargon, most things... Read More

The Postdoc Hunt (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series, we discussed landing an interview. Now what? Many professors first Skype with prospective candidates before inviting them for an interview. It is highly recommended that you have an in-person interview before you join a lab—you want to have the chance to see if the lab and its environment are a... Read More

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