May 15, 2018
Dealing with the ‘Negative’ Staffer Who Is Bringing Down Lab Morale
“Most PIs don’t realize how destructive that behavior can be. It can bring down the entire team,” says Maryrose Franko, PhD, Senior Program Officer, Graduate Science Education, Office of Grants and Special Programs, at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in Chevy Chase, Md.
May 08, 2018
Career Coach: Ideal Teaching Load?
As a new PI, you should have a frank discussion with your chair about selecting classes that will allow you to contribute to the teaching mission of the department while maintaining the time needed to develop and manage a funded research program.
May 01, 2018
3 Steps to Boost Lab Morale
Creating and maintaining good morale in your lab is one of the best ways to stimulate more science and discoveries. A collegial atmosphere can facilitate collaboration and smooth workflow by promoting co-workers as important and personable team players. Here are three strategies that can help.
April 24, 2018
Tips to Manage S10 Grant Submissions
Applying for an S10 Shared Instrumentation grant can be challenging. Many first time S10 grant submitters underestimate the time it takes to assemble the required biosketches, other support, summary tables, and instrument organization and management plan. The following tips can help you successfully manage the administrative requirements so you can focus on the science.