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  1. Point of View: How postdocs benefit from building a union

    Benjamin Cain et al.
    Members of UAW 5810—the union for postdoctoral researchers at the University of California—describe how their union has led to improved terms and conditions for postdocs.
  2. Point of View: A fair deal for PhD students and postdocs

    Henry R Bourne
    The relentless expansion that threatens the sustainability of biomedical research in the US takes a heavy toll on young researchers.
  3. Focus on the big picture: Essential advice on the chalk talk from the 5th Annual Postdoc Retreat

    The 5 th Annual Postdoc Retreat was held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) on August 14. Saikat Nandi, one of the event organizers, shares some crucial advice from one of the sessions – The Mock Chalk Talk.
  4. Point of View: What’s in a name?

    Michael D Schaller et al.
    Standardizing the titles, terms and conditions under which postdocs are employed will benefit the biomedical research workforce.
  5. Careers: eLife and early career researchers

    Randy Schekman et al.
    There are many reasons for submitting your best work to eLife, especially if you are an early career researcher.
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  6. Point of View: The future of graduate and postdoctoral training in the biosciences

    Peter Hitchcock et al.
    What can institutions and funding agencies do to address an array of issues facing the biomedical research community in the United States?
  7. Point of View: The writing on the wall

    Henry R Bourne
    The biomedical research enterprise in the US has become unsustainable and urgent action is needed to address a variety of problems.
  8. Research: Decoupling of the minority PhD talent pool and assistant professor hiring in medical school basic science departments in the US

    Kenneth D Gibbs Jr et al.
    A systems-level analysis of the biomedical workforce in the US shows that current strategies to enhance faculty diversity are unlikely to have a significant impact, and that there is a need to increase the number of PhDs from underrepresented minority backgrounds who move on to postdoctoral positions.
  9. Living Science: Luck, jobs and learning

    Eve Marder
    Eve Marder believes that many of the most important events in our lives, both personal and professional, depend to some degree on luck or chance.
  10. Point of View: Nomad scientists and the ones left behind

    Maya Bar et al.
    To improve the diversity of the scientific workforce, we should not penalize researchers who are unable to move abroad for long periods.

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