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Resources

 
Help for young researchers

Duane Bailey: Open letter to research students
Written for computer science students, but includes insights applicable to other fields.

Bio-Link.org
Information on training, especially at the community college level, for careers in biotechnology.

Brianna Blaser (editor): Step by step: your career from undergrad to postdoc
A booklet compiling recent career-related articles from ScienceCareers.org. Free to anyone with an account at ScienceCareers.org (which is also free).

Greg Crowther: Advice to a young biologist
A blog entry with comments from others.

Greg Crowther: Development of enzyme activity assays for high-throughput screening (HTS)
Practical questions and tips, from target selection to troubleshooting.

Dynamic Ecology: Start-of-the-year advice for everyone!
A compilation of posts from a popular ecology blog.

Office of Research Integrity: The Lab
A cool "choose your own adventure"-style movie about research misconduct and mentoring issues.

Steve Stearns and Ray Huey: Some modest advice for graduate students
A now-famous pair of talks originally given on a whim at a UC-Berkeley "Ecolunch" and later published in the Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America.

Databases

BRENDA

ChEMBL

EuPathDB

Google Scholar

Protein Data Bank (PDB)

PubChem

PubMed

SingAboutScience.org

TDRtargets.org