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Getting your paper published: An Editors Perspective by Shawnna Buttery, PhD

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On June 9 2016, we were joined by Shawnna Buttery, PhD, Scientific Editor of Elsevier’s BBA-Molecular Cell Research and BBA-Proteins and Proteomics who discussed how to get your paper published! Here is a summary of what she discussed:

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Postdoc Seminar Series – Tim Calamaras & how we can protect our hearts

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Today Tim Calamaras a great postdoc from Tufts Medical Center spoke about “Identifying PKG1a interacting proteins to discover novel cardioprotective molecules”

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PDA/GSC Spring Vendor Show 2016!

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On the 10th of May, 2016, we held our first ever PDA/GSC facilitated vendor show in Sackler 114!

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We had over 100 grad students, postdocs, technicians, PIs and MDs come grab lunch, chat to 9 different vendors and help support the efforts of the PDA and GSC. The gracious contributions from the vendors helped to over double the PDA budget for the next year – allowing us to put on even bigger and better events for the Tufts Community!

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How to Design a Drug: Insights into Drug Discovery

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Today we are joined by Sarah Dykstra, PhD, who worked in the early drug discovery group at Amgen. Many of our postdocs and PhD students will end up in R&D, so its a great opportunity to learn about your potential future career.

Big thank you to Thermo Fisher Scientific for sponsoring this seminar! Remember that if you need any support from Thermo Fisher, feel free to reach out to our Account Manager, Adam!

Here are some insights from the seminar on the drug discovery pipeline:
(A copy of the slides can be found at the end of the post!).

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The Professor Is In: Hacking the Academic Interview

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The Professor is In: Karen Kelsky, PhD, continued to explain how to hack the academic job search and focused on the art of acing the interview.

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The Professor is In: Hacking the Academic Job Market

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We are joined by acclaimed tenured Professor, author and mentor extraordinaire, Karen Kelsky who founded and is President of the “Professor Is In”. She is delving into how to hack into the elusive academic job market.

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