Making the mentoring relationship — or better, relationships — work
April 14, 2017
| By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service
Mentoring has almost a mystical status in biomedical research. But the relationship can also be so idealized that it all but invites dashed expectations. Postdoctoral fellow Dr. Athea Vichas and her mentor, developmental biologist Dr. Cecilia Moens, talk about what makes a mentoring relationship work.
Brains, gusto, grit and humor on the (tenuous) path to a tenured job
May 19, 2016
| By Rachel Tompa / Fred Hutch News Service
Being a postdoc is an essential training ground for academic scientists, the unsung hearts and hands behind many of the research discoveries you read about in the newspaper, the people who actually “do” research, or a cheap source of labor to propel the machine of scientific progress.
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