Academic and Professional Skills

2020 May 15

[NIH OITE Webinar] Workplace Dynamics I and II: Gaining Self-awareness and Communication Skills

12:00pm to 1:30pm

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Speaker, Dr. Lori Conlan, Director OITE Postdoc Office and Career Services Center

 

We will explore themes of self-awareness and self-management and will discuss preferences, work, and communication styles that influence interactions you encounter in any research group or workgroup.

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2020 May 08

[Cornell Graduate School] Virtual Writing Workshop, Writing for Deadlines

12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Join a virtual writing workshop to learn strategies to become a more productive writer! Want to learn ways to manage your writing, time, schedule, and tendencies to procrastinate or be a perfectionist? Overcome anxiety (or use it to your advantage!) and stay motivated to complete your manuscript, thesis, or dissertation. We want to help you become a more productive writer!

Join us by Zoom; ...

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2020 May 01

[NIGMS Webinar] Behavioral Research in Biomedicine

10:15am

Location: 

Details posted to NIGMS website as they become available
Learn about:
  • How the integration of social/behavioral sciences and biomedical sciences strengthens the health research enterprise
  • Challenges to the integration of social/behavioral sciences and the biomedical sciences
  • Examples of this integration in recent trans-NIH initiatives​

Dr. William T. Riley
NIH Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/webinars-for-trainees.aspx

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2020 May 14

[NIGMS Webinar] Cryo-EM: Present and Future

3:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Details posted to NIGMS website as they become available
Learn about: 
  • What cryo-EM can do now and what it will be able to do in the future
  • How you can learn to use cryo-EM for your research
  • How you can get access to cryo-EMs and assistance using them

Dr. Bridget Carragher Link to external web site
New York Structural Biology Center

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/webinars-for-trainees.aspx

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2020 May 11

[NIGMS Webinar] Infectious Disease Modeling Research and the MIDAS Network

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Details posted to NIGMS website as they become available
Learn about: 
  • How you can become an infectious disease modeler
  • What type of scientific problems you could study
  • MIDAS Network training opportunities

Dr. Wilbert van Panhuis Link to external web site
University of Pittsburgh

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/webinars-for-trainees.aspx

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2020 May 05

[NIGMS Webinar] Moving Away from the Scientific Pack in Your Research

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Details posted to NIGMS website as they become available
Learn about: 
  • Moving into uncharted territory in your research
  • Why you should consider studying a non-traditional research organism
  • Where the next great discoveries in biology are hiding

Dr. Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado Link to external web site
Stowers Institute for Medical Research

https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/webinars-for-trainees.aspx

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2020 May 01

[NIH OITE Webinar] Pre-/post-publication peer review

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Pre-/post-publication peer review: You do a study, you write up the paper, and then you publish it. That’s it, right? Not so fast: peer review has always been a recurring step in the scientific process, but methods to do so are even more widespread than ever. We will talk about benefits and challenges of using preprint sites like bioRxiv, and the wide world of peer-reviewed feedback after publishing your manuscript. Speaker, Dr. Chris Gunter
2020 Apr 24

[NIH OITE Webinar] Traditional Journal Publishing

2:00pm to 3:00pm

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Traditional journal publishing: Instead of trying the spaghetti-sticking approach or impact factors, let’s talk about the best ways to identify a journal for your manuscript, and then how to navigate the submission process. We will look at several levels of journals and discuss pros/cons of each, along with the hidden importance of cover letters and how to appeal decisions you don’t agree with.

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