Developing Scientists

Some useful links for nascent scientists and those who help mentor them…

Training and Mentoring Programs
-Our Department Philosophy:  Tiered Mentoring & Training in Computational Biology
-Grad Program:  CMU-Pitt PhD Program in Computational Biology (CPCB)
-Undergrad Program:  Training and Experimentation in Computational Biology (TECBio)
-High School Academy:  Drug Discovery, Systems and Computational Biology (DiSCoBio)
-High School Academy HQ:  University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) Academy

The Covalent Learning Forum:  fostering Scientist-Teacher interactions
The Office of Science Education Outreach (OSEO) at Pitt
Pitt Science Outreach

Dr. booyA’s “Biology” Questions for Kennywood Amusement Park
LMCB Pipettapalooza

Resources for Students
A one-page guide to graduate school (numerous links to many resources)
A two-page guide for scientific presentations (how to present like a boss)
How to win graduate school (advice and general tips)
A graduate student’s manifesto (G. Duggal)
CPCB Program professional development resources (links, job sites, articles, etc.)
CPCB professional development Twitter feed (#CPCBProfDev)

Courses that I teach
-Laboratory Methods for Computational Biologists (CMPBIO/MSCBIO 2050)
-Scientific Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research (INTBP 2290)