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Resources

 
Stuff specific to our lab

Development of enzyme activity assays for high-throughput screening (HTS)

Lab guide for new undergraduate researchers
Created specifically for new students who are working with me. Includes sections on "Possible benefits of working in our lab" and "Lab notebook guidelines."

Online training courses (UW Environmental Health & Safety)
The courses required for working in our lab are: Biosafety Training; Fume Hoods; General Asbestos Awareness; and Managing Laboratory Chemicals.

Troubleshooting enzyme assays

General help for young scientists

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

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.

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

TDRtargets.org

Funding agencies

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV)

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

WHO/TDR