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Ten Simple Rules for Selecting a Postdoctoral Position

Philip E. Bourne, Iddo Friedberg
2006 PLoS Computational Biology  
Citation: Bourne PE, Friedberg I (2006) Ten simple rules for selecting a postdoctoral position. PLoS Comput Biol 2(11): e121.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors would like to thank Mickey Kosloff for helpful discussions.  ...  You have decided you would like to continue with a postdoctoral position rather than moving into industry as the next step in your career (that decision should be the subject of another ''Ten Simple Rules  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.0020121 pmid:17121457 pmcid:PMC1664706 fatcat:2z4pgk3fojcbjp4nhlhxhvbpke

Ten simple rules for doing a postdoc in pharma

Jitao David Zhang
2021 PLoS Computational Biology  
Postdoctoral programs in the pharmaceutical and life science industry offer opportunities for personal and professional development, if you know why to join, what to expect, and how to prepare.  ...  academia [2] , Ten simple rules for selecting a postdoctoral position [3] , and Ten simple rules for landing on the right job after your PhD or postdoc [4] .  ...  Meanwhile, great resources are available to help people make career decisions after PhD, among others pieces from the Ten Simple Rules series, including Ten simple rules for choosing between industry and  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008989 pmid:34081699 pmcid:PMC8174744 fatcat:hsimlpewgzdzvlf6ygp64jy5ci

Ten Simple Rules for Finishing Your PhD

Jacopo Marino, Melanie I. Stefan, Sarah Blackford, Philip E. Bourne
2014 PLoS Computational Biology  
Stefan is likewise grateful for discussions on the topic with fellow predocs (and sympathetic postdocs) at the European Bioinformatics Institute.  ...  Acknowledgments Jacopo Marino is grateful to colleagues from the University of Zurich for the everyday discussions that have inspired this manuscript. Melanie I.  ...  Here, we present ten simple rules on how to deal with time issues and conflict situations when facing the last year of a PhD in science.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003954 pmid:25474445 pmcid:PMC4256005 fatcat:kxdke3x2tbg3be2iqqo7ibmveu

Ten Simple Rules for Graduate Students

Jenny Gu, Philip E. Bourne
2007 PLoS Computational Biology  
their insightful comments on these rules.  ...  The authors received no specific funding for this article. Competing interests. The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.  ...  For ease, these experiences are presented as ten simple rules, in approximate order of priority as defined by a number of graduate students we have consulted here in the US; but we hope the rules are more  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.0030229 pmid:18052537 pmcid:PMC2098857 fatcat:d3jj7dam3fd3namxtbshiewfaq

Ten Simple Rules for Writing a PLOS Ten Simple Rules Article

Harriet Dashnow, Andrew Lonsdale, Philip E. Bourne, Fran Lewitter
2014 PLoS Computational Biology  
This review article itself was inspired by a journal club meeting devoted to the Ten Simple Rules collection, and the authors would like to thank all the members of the Parkville Bioinformatics Journal  ...  Acknowledgments It's unlikely the advice you are dispensing has arisen in a vacuum. Give credit.  ...  If you are stumped, here are some suggestions: Ten Simple Rules for retiring when you know you should. Ten Simple Rules for winning a Nobel Prize. Ten Simple Rules for managing a scientific rivalry.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003858 pmid:25340653 pmcid:PMC4207461 fatcat:ue3kcad5uzedhdg52f74oyhiye

Search strategies along the academic lifecycle

Edwin Horlings, Thomas Gurney
2012 Scientometrics  
A professor has a much more stable portfolio, leading the work of PhDs and postdoctoral researchers. We present an agenda for future research and discuss theoretical and policy implications.  ...  several parallel research trails; (3) a scientist's role in research trail selection changes along the lifecycle; (4) a scientist's portfolio will converge before it diverges; (5) the rise and fall of  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank Laurens Hessels, Peter van den Besselaar, our colleagues of the Science System Assessment Department and an anonymous referee for their valuable comments and suggestions  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11192-012-0789-3 pmid:23420456 pmcid:PMC3568475 fatcat:fqv2qhobtffbtauaoepmieumji

Ten Simple Rules for Internship in a Pharmaceutical Company

Bin Chen
2014 PLoS Computational Biology  
Acknowledgments The author is grateful for the support from Atul Butte during his postdoctoral training, the support from David Wild during his graduate school, and the helpful comments from Aleksandra  ...  Rule 2: Leverage All Your Sources to Be Selected for an Interview Interviewers often get a pile of resumes for one position, but only a few of them will be selected for an interview.  ...  Early preparation not only gives you more opportunities to find a suitable position, but also lends you a much longer time to prepare your basic skills.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003600 pmid:24811706 pmcid:PMC4014388 fatcat:uw5qcqqypvd4vfjl55f52tqbja

Cognitive experience alters cortical involvement in navigation decisions [article]

Christopher D Harvey, Charlotte Arlt, Roberto Barroso-Luque, Shinichiro Kira, Carissa A Bruno, Ningjing Xia, Selmaan N Chettih, Sofia Soares, Noah L Pettit
2021 bioRxiv   pre-print
Posterior parietal cortex and retrosplenial cortex were mostly dispensable for accurate decision-making in mice performing a simple navigation-based decision task.  ...  In contrast, these areas were essential for the same simple task when mice were previously trained on complex tasks with delay periods or association switches.  ...  Brooks Postdoctoral Fellowships (CA, SK), a Mahoney Postdoctoral Fellowship (CA), a Leonard and Isabelle Goldenson Postdoctoral Fellowship (SK), a Uehara Foundation Research Fellowship (SK), a NARSAD  ... 
doi:10.1101/2021.12.10.472106 fatcat:yjfnpj7rwvahzldulekssuzguq

Developmental biology using purified genes

Donald D Brown
2012 Nature Medicine  
After some thought and consultation, I selected a simple postdoctoral program that I hoped would be sponsored by the major pharmaceutical companies.  ...  a simple assay for the cis-acting DNA sequences required for accurate initiation and termination of transcription.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nm.2929 pmid:23042361 fatcat:szopvmryxncmvjhiedpjcugwdq

Ten simple rules for running a successful women-in-STEM organization on an academic campus

Deborah D. Rupert, Alexandra C. Nowlan, Oliver H. Tam, Molly Gale Hammell, Russell Schwartz
2020 PLoS Computational Biology  
Our Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) organization serves postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and research technicians (trainees) at a private research institute for biological sciences.  ...  Here we propose the following guidelines for cultivating a successful women-in-STEM-focused group based upon survey results from our own scientific community as well as the experience of our WiSE group  ...  Anne Churchland and Jason Sheltzer for their feedback and comments on this manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007754 pmid:32379823 fatcat:o726ahc24bfp7p4enwb35sth7u

Academic ecosystems must evolve to support a sustainable postdoc workforce

Murielle Ålund, Nathan Emery, Benjamin Jarrett, Kirsty MacLeod, Helen McCreery, Nadya Mamoozadeh, John Phillips, Jory Schossau, Andrew Thompson, Alexa Warwick, Kelsey Yule, Erin Zylstra (+1 others)
2020 Zenodo  
The postdoctoral workforce comprises a growing proportion of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) community, and plays a vital role in advancing science.  ...  To catalyse reform, we outline recommendations for (1) skills-based training tailored to the current career landscape, and (2) supportive policies and tools outlined in postdoc handbooks.  ...  Ten simple rules to initiate and run a postdoctoral association. PLOS Comput. Biol. 13, e1005664 (2017). 43. Polka, J. K., Krukenberg, K. A. & McDowell, G. S.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4896348 fatcat:yk55nfklj5h7hd4ubarsev3ese

Ten simple rules for successfully completing a graduate degree in Latin America

Ernesto Ruelas Inzunza, Gabriela I. Salazar-Rivera, Magdiel Láinez, María Guadalupe Ruiz-Gómez, Carlo A. Domínguez-Eusebio, Griselda Cristóbal-Sánchez, Issaac A. Teodosio Faustino, Edel Pérez-López, Meagan L. Campbell, Marcus Vinicius Merfa, Ivonne Tatiana Latorre Beltrán, Fernanda Armas (+2 others)
2017 PLoS Computational Biology  
A graduate program is also filled with challenges and hurdles. These and other key items have been covered in the literature, including papers in the "Ten Simple Rules" series [1, 2] .  ...  Consider changing to an entirely different program, institution, city, and/or country when you are ready to your next step (a PhD if you are a MSc student, or a postdoctoral position).  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1005682 pmid:28934200 pmcid:PMC5608164 fatcat:yjag6tfoprdtzik2ulixhibssm

Ten simple rules to increase computational skills among biologists with Code Clubs

Ada K. Hagan, Nicholas A. Lesniak, Marcy J. Balunas, Lucas Bishop, William L. Close, Matthew D. Doherty, Amanda G. Elmore, Kaitlin J. Flynn, Geoffrey D. Hannigan, Charlie C. Koumpouras, Matthew L. Jenior, Ariangela J. Kozik (+9 others)
2020 PLoS Computational Biology  
They have had a critical role in shaping the evolution of the sessions.  ...  AKH led a lab discussion of Code Clubs to identify the key concepts presented, which were supplemented by contributions from NAL. The order of other coauthors is listed alphabetically.  ...  Accomplishing specific goals is more likely to result in a positive outcome for presenters and participants. Rule 5: Keep it simple Our Code Club needs to fit within an hour time slot.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008119 pmid:32853198 fatcat:6re4bzkclrhafas5fxbjsgtqdy

Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review

Marco Pautasso, Philip E. Bourne
2013 PLoS Computational Biology  
Citation: Pautasso M (2013) Ten Simple Rules for Writing a Literature Review. PLoS Comput Biol 9(7): e1003149.  ...  In this contribution, I share ten simple rules I learned working on about 25 literature reviews as a PhD and postdoctoral student.  ...  In addition to choosing your topic, you should also select a target audience.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003149 pmid:23874189 pmcid:PMC3715443 fatcat:3fbsov6tljgnlg2voqhgtgu5fi

Why I Love Genetics: Essay on Occasion of Being Awarded the GSA Medal 2016

D. Weigel
2016 Genetics  
In the end, A. thaliana won out. Alas, the real world of genetics turned out to be a bit more complex than the simple rules I had internalized during my Ph.D.  ...  overlapping targets (Weigel et al. 1992 ). [. . .]the real world of genetics turned out to be a bit more complex than the simple rules I had internalized during my Ph.D.  ... 
doi:10.1534/genetics.116.196212 pmid:28114098 pmcid:PMC5105863 fatcat:4illjjo43vffrn4w4dpmbdfzqu
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