ISHR-NAS Early Career Investigator Workshop: Moving Up the Faculty Food Chain

At the upcoming NAS@ISHR meeting in Denver, Colorado, the Early Career Investigator (ECI) Committee is holding a career development workshop titled “Moving Up the Faculty Food Chain”. The goal of this panel discussion is to provide young investigators with a deeper understanding of what is required of new faculty to gain tenure. The panel is composed of investigators that are at…

People of Color in Science — Challenges and solutions

The following post is by guest author Adrian Arrieta, M.S., B.S. Adrian is a graduate student and doctoral candidate in the San Diego State University (SDSU) and UC San Diego Joint Cell and Molecular Biology Doctoral Program, in the lab of Dr. Chris Glembotski. Adrian’s research focus is on endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress pathways during…

Beyond the Bench: Insights from an Editor with Rong Tian, MD, PhD

Editor’s Note: “Beyond the Bench” is a recurring interview series featuring discussions with both early-career and established investigators, highlighting the people and the ideas behind the latest discoveries in cardiovascular research. For comments or suggestions, please contact either Ron Vagnozzi (ronald.vagnozzi@cchmc.org) or Kim Ho (klho@ualberta.ca) For this special edition of “Beyond the Bench”, we are…

Women in Science – Challenges and Solutions

“Women in Science – Challenges and Solutions” is a recurring interview series with both early-career and established investigators, highlighting the women perspective about science and beyond. Author: Litsa Kranias, PhD “If you love doing research and you are passionate about it, you will be successful. Everything will fall in place and it will be a…

Beyond the Bench: A Retrospective by Dr. Shirin Doroudgar

Editor’s Note: “Beyond the Bench” is a recurring interview series featuring discussions with both early-career and established investigators, highlighting the people and the ideas behind the latest discoveries in cardiovascular research. For comments or suggestions, please contact either Ron Vagnozzi (ronald.vagnozzi@cchmc.org) or Kim Ho (klho@ualberta.ca) As scientists we are charged with being analytical, methodical, and…

ACADEMIA: To be or not to be

  This post features experiences shared by those who chose to pursue a career in academia. Our follow up post in this section will include experiences from those who chose to continue their careers on the academic track. By Rushita Bagchi and Marina Felisbino Kristine Y. DeLeon-Pennell, PhD Assistant Professor, Medical University of South Carolina…