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Clean or messy: What your workspace says about you

Is your workspace pristine and clean? Or do coworkers marvel at your collection of half-empty coffee cups and tsk-tsk at the mess you’ve made? As you’ve probably guessed, your workspace can tell a story about your personality.

 

by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

 

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Preventing Degradation in Nucleic Acid Samples

Research grants from the National Institutes of Health have become increasingly competitive in recent years, forcing more investigators to search outside the federal organization to obtain critical funds.

by Roche Life Science |  Lab Life - DNA & RNA Purification

Category: Career & Lifestyle

What to expect when moving from academia to industry

After what may seem like a lifetime spent in academia as a student, postdoctoral researcher, or academic faculty, the grass often looks greener on the other side of the fence. How do you know if moving to the private sector is right for you?

January 01, 2018 by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

A day in the life of a researcher

What does an ordinary day look like in the life of a Roche life science researcher? We spoke with Maya Nag, Scientist I, about the joys and challenges of life in research and development at Roche Life Science.

January 01, 2018 by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

The do's and don'ts of lab fashion [Infographic]

Each lab has its own set of personalities, with traits reflected in some of the world’s most famous and highly awarded scientists. Who is the Einstein in your lab? And which scientist would you be most interested in working with?

March 21, 2016 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

The top 5 challenges for postdoc researchers

Below, we highlight the top five challenges faced by post-doctoral researchers.

February 03, 2016 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

Let your data do the talking

Talking about your research is an essential part of being a scientist.

September 09, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

What you need to know about NIH grant writing (preview article)

A successfully funded grant is a blend of thorough preparation, persistent hard work, scientific ingenuity, expert collaboration, strategic planning and just plain good fortune.

July 31, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

What would Michael Scott do?

The guiding principles of lab management: Sometimes you just have to ask—What Would Michael Scott Do (WWMSD)?

June 15, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

May is National Cancer Research Month

In recognition of National Cancer Research Month, we would like to honor the continued extraordinary efforts made by scientists, clinicians, and patient advocates all across this country who remain dedicated to finding cures for cancer.

May 21, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

5 great tips for undergraduate researchers

Undergraduate studies are invaluable to development as a researcher.

May 17, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

Tips for researchers working with industry professionals

Now more than ever, the public sector is joining forces with the private industry when it comes to life sciences research.

May 15, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

The good, the bad and the ugly of electronic lab notebooks

As an undergraduate or postdoc researcher, it's likely you've come across electronic lab notebooks (ELNs).

May 12, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

Tips for creating an ideal lab personnel team

In a life sciences setting, whether you are a postdoc researcher, principal investigator or undergraduate researcher, you do have some control over picking an all-star lineup in the lab.

May 06, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

From lab tech to CSO: 4 steps for navigating your career

Chances are as a new researcher, you are wondering what the best ways to move up in the field of biosciences are.

May 04, 2015 by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle

What do you do? How to answer like a pro

How many times have you been asked, “So… what do you do?” And how many times has your answer been met with a frozen smile and a reply of, “Oh, that’s nice” that stops the conversation dead in its tracks?

by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

Let Your Data Do the Talking: TED Tips

Do you feel like a natural public speaker? Most people don’t.

by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

Who is the Einstein in your lab?

Each lab has its own set of personalities, with traits reflected in some of the world’s most famous and highly awarded scientists. Who is the Einstein in your lab? And which scientist would you be most interested in working with?

by Roche Life Science | Career & Lifestyle

Clean or messy: What your workspace says about you

Is your workspace pristine and clean? Or do coworkers marvel at your collection of half-empty coffee cups and tsk-tsk at the mess you’ve made? As you’ve probably guessed, your workspace can tell a story about your personality.

by Roche Life Sciences | Career & Lifestyle


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