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Meet the Intern: Clinical Trials Office

written by: Isabel Dominguez, Ph.D. We had our first “Meet the Intern” event today with Ana de la Cueva, who completed an internship at the Clinical Trials Office (CTO). Ana was driven to intern at the CTO while learning how basic laboratory research on drugs and drug targets was applied. She had gotten publications in […]

Fresh Ideas: Winter Brain Fuel

by Sanae Ferreira Achieving and maintaining long-term Health and Wellness are critical to your success. It is a balance of exercise, nutrition, and sleep that get you into your best physical and mental state to tackle all the challenging research issues in the day-to-day. It is still often chilly here in Boston, and winter has not […]

Why I decided to STEPUP

(Join BU’s new Science and TEchnology in PUblic Policy group!) When life after my PhD started to become a reality, I decided to explore careers away from the bench. “Science policy” kept surfacing to the top of my career surveys and internet searches. It was an appealing phrase—I like science (obviously!) and I’m interested in […]

Professional Development : Education meets Research in the Teaching as Research Fellowship

by Sanae Ferreira As a graduate or postdoctoral trainee, there are a number of types of opportunities for professional development. One which some of you may have experienced is assisting in some way with teaching a course or a discussion or laboratory section. We are scientists, learners, and teachers. We are passionate, inquisitive, and diverse. […]

Now Presenting: Your Best Research Part 1

Part 1/3 by Sanae Ferreira I’m a detail-oriented person, and I expect many of you are also. You have to be, to some extent, in order to be able to capture the tiniest of differences – which could be very significant – in the fluorescence images you look at, and to catch that wayward cell […]

Now Presenting: Your Best Self

by Sanae Ferreira   This trio of four-letter words, though they seem small, packs a punch: Your Best Self.   They imply a sense of ownership, a worthy evaluation, and an in-depth knowledge of who you are as an individual. All three of these are areas that continually evolve as you do. Graduate school is, […]