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This podcast lifts the veil on all topics related to STEM in academia: research, teaching, writing, speaking, and other professional topics. Darren Lipomi is a professor of nanoengineering, chemical engineering, and materials science at UC San Diego. He obtained his PhD in chemistry from Harvard in 2010 (w/ George Whitesides) and was a postdoc at Stanford in chemical engineering from '10-'12 (w/ Zhenan Bao). He is a recipient of the PECASE and became full professor in 2019. Thanks to NSF CBE ...
 
As a PhD (in training), you face unique money challenges that stem from your low stipend/salary during your years of graduate school and postdoc training. Listen here for the hard-won financial wisdom of your fellow graduate students, postdocs, and PhDs with Real Jobs. From budgeting and frugality to investing and debt repayment, this podcast is your higher education in personal finance.
 
So you have a PhD or trying to get one. But what are YOU going to do with THAT? Danni Reches, a PhD candidate at the University of Haifa interviews young researchers and scholars to learn about their process, their success stories, obstacles and the way they overcame them. And everything is over a glass of Amaretto. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Is there a Canon of Digitization? What are the ideas, theories and concepts suitable to understand the so called digitization? Where to turn and what to read when trying to tackle what constitutes digital media, their dynamics, their effects and their history? For those interested in the theory and history of media there is no canon of the essential readings on digital media and digitization. The Digitallaut Podcast aims to provide such a resource. Instead of compiling and editing a canonica ...
 
ThePostdocWay was created to provide an interactive space for social exchange between postdoctoral scholars. Our mission is to foster a sense of community by addressing issues related to the 'postdoc experience' and providing practical solutions. This objective is facilitated by engaging in original discussions focused on career development and exploration.
 
SIT'N Listen is a production of Science in the News - a graduate student run organization at Harvard University committed to (1) bridging the communication gap between scientists and the rest of the world and (2) catalyzing discussions between scientists, other experts and enthusiasts. Here at SITN we bring scientists to you! Listen in.
 
Are you searching for great stories to ignite your curiosity, teach you to perform better in life and career, inspire your mind, and make you laugh along the way? In this science podcast, Dr. Marie McNeely introduces you to the brilliant researchers behind the latest scientific discoveries. Join us as they share their greatest failures, most staggering successes, candid career advice, and what drives them forward in life and science. Our website with show notes]] Greetings science fans! We’r ...
 
The Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM) presents the Neurosalience podcast. In this series of interviews you’ll discover the latest developments in techniques for measuring brain structure and function. You’ll hear about how these tools can provide insight into the function of the brain from childhood to old age, and why these normal processes may be affected in neurological and psychiatric conditions. For more information on the speakers, and to read more communications from OHBM, s ...
 
After spending time in academia and exploring the unknown, the industry often seems too limited scientifically to those finishing a PhD. We will explore the bridge between the industry and academia to understand how basic scientific findings take shape into products and strategies. We will also follow the career paths of researchers who are in academia or outside of it, professionals that made their choice, followed it through and come to us to tell all about it. Academia or not? And if not, ...
 
Cohort Sistas is a digital network that supports Black women pursuing research doctorates by providing resources, mentorship, and community. Hosted by Cohort Sistas founder Dr. Ijeoma Kola, the Cohort Sistas Podcast brings to life the stories, struggles, and successes of Black women with doctoral degrees and their lives beyond the degree. If you are interested in joining the Cohort Sistas community or you’re looking for more information on how to support or partner with Cohort Sistas, please ...
 
“Careers in the Public Humanities” is a podcast exploring the broad range of positions and prospects open to humanities scholars beyond the tenure track. Produced by graduate students in the URI English Department, each episode features an interview with a scholar in the humanities who uses their disciplinary knowledge in unique ways. The series aims to inspire current and prospective graduate students to embrace cross-disciplinary learning and to consider engaging in research that serves di ...
 
Join us, Mari, a Latina soil scientist from Massachusetts, and Yan, an Asian chemist from California, on our graduate trek towards a Ph.D. and beyond. A podcast on the interface of science, socio-political discourse, activism, and intimate life journeys. #CornellAlumni #PhDLife #NSFGRFP #WeAreMcNair
 
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Dr. Ijeoma Kola goes solo in this episode and shares the different questions and considerations she is battling as she prepares for a postdoctoral research fellowship. Dr. Kola explains why she decided to pursue a post-doc in the first place, despite the low financial incentive. She also discusses how academia ignores the destabilizing nature of th…
 
In this episode Peter Bandettini meets Carolina Makowski, Michele Veldsman and Alex Fornito to discuss the OHBM Student–Postdoc special interest group (SIG), with particular emphasis on their mentoring scheme and meeting-related workshops. Carolina is a current member of the SIG and Michele previously served as its Chair, Alex has been an active me…
 
Dr. Jan Westpheling is a Professor of Genetics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Georgia. In the lab, Jan is dedicated to her research on biofuels. Her lab works to engineer bacteria that help convert non-food crop plants like switchgrass into useful fuels like ethanol. Jan lives on eight acres of old-growth forest a…
 
This episode is a podcast swap! Emily's guest is Dr. Stephanie Schuttler of Fancy Scientist. Emily and Stephanie interview one another on the financial challenges of a career in wildlife biology and how to pursue your passion while preserving financial balance and health. They discuss the necessity and prevalence of volunteer and pay-to-play experi…
 
As a graduate student, it’s easy to become fixated on a rigid set of expectations, especially when it concerns what one’s academic trajectory should look like. In today’s episode, we speak with Dr. Lauren Mims who has learned to accept that the academic path is often unpredictable, even in the face of the most dedicated planning. During her doctora…
 
Elina gives a panoramic view on career trajectories in the pharma and biotech industries. We focus on possible entry level positions and how to develop your career. Elina is an experienced biomed Leader with 17+ years of increasing responsibility and accountability in strategic roles. Elina worked in various therapeutic areas and has experience in …
 
Dr. Ricardo Araneda is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Maryland. In the lab, Ricardo is dedicated to studying the sense of smell. Smells are important for communication for a lot of animals, and there is a strong link between smell and taste. He studies the cells in the brain that help us determine what we a…
 
In this episode, I speak to Jamelah Martin, who has a master’s degree in biomedical sciences and public health. She started looking into medical writing at the suggestion of a friend. Right now, she is working on connecting with other writers, developing her samples, and working on a blog and a podcast, and, oh yes, being a mom to her 4 kids. She h…
 
Instagram is free, but does that mean that it is indifferent to socio-economic, racial, and cultural differences? Inbar Michelzon, a PhD candidate in Bar-Ilan University (Israel) is conducting a socio-digital research on the implications of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds over the experiences of teens from different classes. In this episode…
 
In this episode of NeuroSalience, Peter chats with Alex about connectomics, or the study of the brain’s networks of connections. We discuss Alex’s work leveraging the Allen Brain Atlas (https://portal.brain-map.org/) and fMRI to better understand the genetic basis of the network structure. He points out clear differences between network hubs and ot…
 
This episode is a distillation of everything I learned being close to the founding of a few research-based startups and also my experience from Stanford Ignite (mini MBA program). This is a talk I gave to an undergraduate audience made up of students majoring in nanoengineering, chemical engineering, and bioengineering. I hope it serves as a primer…
 
This episode is a cross-posting from The Soft Matter Show, hosted by Amal Narayanan. We covered many topics, including my responses to the following questions: You have worked in the Northeast and West Coast of the United States. Have you ever noticed any differences in the work culture across them? What were some of the deciding factors that inspi…
 
Dr. Paul Schimmel is Professor of Molecular Medicine and of Chemistry at Scripps Research Institute. He also holds an appointment with the Institute for Advanced Study at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, is the author of a widely used three volume textbook on biophysical chemistry, and is a co-founder or founding director of eleven b…
 
In this episode, Emily interviews Dr. Veronika Cheplygina about the differences between how universities in the Netherlands and the US financially support their PhD students. In the Netherlands, PhD candidates (beyond the master's level) are full-time employees under a 4-year contract that specifies their pay and benefits. It's a secure position wi…
 
In this episode, Peter Bandettini meets with Tom Nichols, Remi Gau and Jack Van Horn to discuss the motivation for a set of best reporting and analysis practices. This provides insight into how the COBIDAS (Committee on Best Practice in Data Analysis and Sharing) in OHBM was started. They talk about the reproducibility crisis in fMRI and how it is …
 
Topics covered in this episode: 0:00 The life of a professor sounds really stressful. Knowing what you know now, would you still go into academia? 4:21 Professors spend a lot of time writing grants and doing administration. Do you ever want to go into the lab and do experiments on the bench? 9:30 Where does a public university get its money and how…
 
In this episode, I speak to Jennifer Herrin who is originally from the US but has lived and worked in the UK for the last 10 years. She has a background in nursing, which she parlayed into a degree in technical writing. She then got a staff job as a medical editor, followed by a job in nursing while continuing to write. She now enjoys freelancing w…
 
Since May is Mental Health Month, it seems fitting to share this interview that we did a while back. Dr. Kristen Voorhies holds a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in evolutionary biology and currently works as a marine biologist at the US Fish and Wildlife Services. Not only was Kristen the only Black woman in her cohort, but she was also the f…
 
Omri had a successful Ph.D. in biochemistry at Tel-Aviv University, followed by ... naturally ... a postdoc. During his postdoc in Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at Stanford University school of medicine, he realized, ACADEMIA IS NOT FOR ME. He followed this lead, founded a company in the realm of tech-bio, sold a company, and hadn't stopped gett…
 
Dr. Wakenda Tyler is an Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Oncology and Metabolic Bone Disease and Adult Reconstruction at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Wakenda is an orthopedic surgical oncologist. She is an orthopedic surgeon with a clinical and research focus on cancerous tumours found in bones, tendon, soft tissue, ligament, and m…
 
In this episode, I delve into the nitty gritty of medical manuscript writing. If you are an experienced medical writer, you probably know most of this, but I hope it serves to reinforce your knowledge. -Get up to speed in the subject area. -Work from a detailed outline that has been approved by the “author(s).” -Establish the format up front—downlo…
 
Ana Cristina Vasquez is doing a PhD in Marine Sciences at the Tongji University, in Shanghai, China where she is researching stable isotopes and river geochemistry. In this episode Ana chats with Danni about changing her field of research and practice from social sciences and human rights to STEM and marine sciences, about moving from Costa Rica to…
 
On today’s episode of the Cohort Sistas Podcast we speak with Dr. Morgan Jerald about her experience studying an interdisciplinary doctorate at the University of Michigan. We start by acknowledging the challenges of the social climate in which Dr. Jerald commenced her studies. Next, Dr. Jerald gives listeners some tips on producing an academic appl…
 
Dr. Shailesh Kantak is a clinician scientist, an Institute Scientist, and Director of the Neuroplasticity and Motor Behavior Laboratory at Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute (MRRI). He is also a recently tenured Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at Arcadia University. Shailesh is dedicated to helping people with neurolog…
 
In this episode, Emily interviews Rutendo Chabikwa, a first-year PhD student from Zimbabwe at the University of Oxford and the host of the podcast So, You Got A Scholarship? The topic is the financial aspects of transitioning to graduate school. Emily and Rutendo list start-up costs, explore the financial "hidden curriculum" of grad school, and dis…
 
In this episode, Emily shares a few clips from the first-time homebuyer Q&A that she hosted with Sam Hogan on May 6, 2021. Sam is a mortgage originator with Prime Lending specializing in graduate students and PhDs, an advertiser with Personal Finance for PhDs, and Emily's brother. The first pair of questions is on whether having three years left on…
 
In this episode, I address the following questions. For a short video tour, see the accompanying video on YouTube "What does a professor do?" 0:05 What does a professor do? 1:29 Why did I want to be a professor? 2:57 What is a typical day like? 5:51 What is nanoscience? 8:56 What do you need to know to be a nonscientist? 10:12 What do you work on?…
 
In this episode, I cover tips for interacting with clients as a new freelance medical writer or any kind of freelancer for that matter. Get the skills and feedback to make sure there is a reasonable chance that you will do a good job. Really try to make new projects your best work. Expect to get a lower hourly rate for this first project. If you ar…
 
Whether you complete your studies first or break it up with experiences in the working world, you’re still going to gain the knowledge and you’re still going to do the work. In today’s episode, you’ll hear from Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan, a scholar and practitioner with over 15 years of teaching and youth programming experience. She holds a Ph.D. in …
 
Pint-Sized Science, Season 2 Episode 5Title:How Our Bodies Respond to Viruses and What Sets SARS-CoV-2 ApartInterviewee: Dr. Sara Cherry, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Interviewer: Hope Merens, PhD Student in Molecular Biology, Harvard UniversityOver the past year, COVID-19 has affected every aspect of o…
 
Dr. Adi Lavi is a bioinformatics and fermentation scientist that decided to explore a career path in biotech, San Francisco. Adi shared how to find a job quickly using LinkedIn, how he builds his career trajectory, what helped him being prepared to make his company transitions and his take on training in academia towards being a PI or industry, ohh…
 
Professor Dame Kay Davies is the Dr. Lee's Professor of Anatomy in the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics and Director of the MRC Functional Genomics Unit at the University of Oxford. She is also the Honorary Director of the MRC Functional Genomics Unit, a deputy chairman of the Wellcome Trust, and Executive Editor of the journal Human …
 
Topics addressed: 0:00 What’s easier, giving talks with slides or talks with no slides? 0:51 What are some strategies for avoiding non-words, like um, like, and so? 4:00 Is it calming to hold onto an object when giving a presentation? 5:42 What’s the best way to prepare for a Q&A session? 9:00 What level of complexity should you prepare your spoken…
 
In this conversation, Peter Bandettini meets members of the BrainArt SIG to discuss its history from the NeuroBureau to its current formal SIG status. They discuss what brain art (or more generally science art) is, consider what the best features of brain art are and how, essentially, any scientist trying to convey the essence of their findings can…
 
In this episode, I respond to questions related to scientific writing, and coming up with new ideas in scientific research. To what extent should we minimize jargon in scientific writing? Is it acceptable to use literary techniques like metaphor in scientific writing? If I have a lot of data for a single figure, how do I organize it so that the fig…
 
In this episode, Dr. Sharon Morjig and I discuss the power of volunteering as a way not only to do some good in the world but to add impact to getting started in medical writing and jump starting a career in medical writing. Visit Sharon’s website at smmedicalwriting.com. I also mention the following websites that may help you get started with volu…
 
Wally Shannon Mbassi Elong from Cameroon wanted to be a translator. That was his dream from the age of 11 and his mother supported that dream until he finished high-school and had to make a career choice. She forced him to go into advertisement and that completely shuffled his plans. Listen to the episode and find out how he ended up doing a PhD at…
 
It’s normal for many of us to choose to essentially put our lives on hold when we pursue a doctoral degree. The same cannot be said for Dr. Veronica Eyo, who had not one but three children while earning her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California! In today’s episode, we speak with Dr. Eyo about deciding to con…
 
This episode is a short conversation between me and my senior PhD student, Andrew Kleinschmidt, who had recently suffered a brain injury. As part of his rehabilitation, one of his assignments was to conduct an interview about science. We covered some pretty existential topics as well, including the question "if you got hit by a bus tomorrow, would …
 
Dr. Charles Cockell is a Professor of Astrobiology in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Edinburgh and Director of the UK Centre for Astrobiology. In addition, he is the Founder and Chair of the Earth and Space Foundation and also the Co-Founder, current Board Member, and Past President of the Association of Mars Explorers. Ch…
 
In this episode, Emily recounts her and her husband's home ownership journey, what she's learned along the way about buying a home, and what she wishes they had done differently. The episode is structured around the necessary elements in your life and finances to qualify for a mortgage and purchase a home: 1) desire to buy a home, 2) income, 3) deb…
 
In this podcast we discuss a bit of this history and evolution of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM). We also talk about some of the challenges that it has faced in recent years, with world events causing a last minute change in venue three times. We talk about the improvements in this year’s virtual meeting as well as the growth in th…
 
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