Finding a post-doc for your lab can be extremely competitive! If you are new PI without a huge list of publications, looking for your first Post-Doc can be tough. As more and more PhDs decide to move into industry post-PhD, the pool or potential candidates to fill your position diminishes, especially since more Post-Docs push for top tier Universities to increase their chances of becoming a PI. Therefore increasing your marketing efforts may be required to increase the amount of applications
Instagram is a crucial social media platform for any business. The image-based app has huge marketing potential and can be used to spread your startup to a wide audience. Here at Reagent Genie, we have been working to expand our social media presence across all platforms.
As we worked on our Instagram account, we became aware of the large and growing community of science Instagrammers. Scientists from all across the world use the app to share their work and snippets of thei
Learning to deal with and overcome stressful situations during your PhD will prove a useful technique not only during PhD but throughout your career, a technique you will turn to again and again.The Biology of Stress
Stress as we all know can affect how we feel, think and behave but it can also have physical implications as our mind and body are constantly communicating with each other.
When we experience stress a small region in the base of the brain known as the hypothalamus responds by
past few years I have traversed through academia in a few different guises,
first as a PhD student for about 5 years, then onto the traditional route of a
post-doc, followed by a sales representative for a life sciences company and
finally as the co-founder of ELISA Genie. It’s been a great journey and I’m
constantly learning as I move through different facets of working with academics.Currently
I’m in year 3 of running my own scientific start-up, it’s a blast, I travel the
I'll start this post off with a story. When I was half way through my PhD and I had found my passion for science communication, I approached my supervisor for the first time to ask “Can I have this day off to go do this science outreach event?” And this was the first time I had the reply “But don’t you think you should be in the lab rather than doing that?”Now I know I am not the only one in this situation - wanting to do some public engagement but being told by their supervisors that it isn’t