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I've mentioned a time or two that I think the DREADD approach is infinitely more useful than optogenetics for anything that matters. So congrats to the team for this new award. DREADD2.0: AN ENHANCED CHEMOGENETIC TOOLKIT DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): The Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative has the ambitious goal of elucidating […]
Now honestly, this thing reads like a spoof or some top-quality trolling akin to my Boomer bashing. Albeit without a shred of actual data on which it is based (unlike my Boomer bashing). However, you will be interested to hear the new ASBMB President's analysis of the real problem in science today. Two or three […]
The NIH funds grants at "foreign applicant institutions", meaning a University in another country. In these times should we be continuing this practice or is scientific grant protectionism a good idea?
Somehow I missed this in the Inside Higher Ed a year ago. Some 74 percent of professors aged 49-67 plan to delay retirement past age 65 or never retire at all, according to a new Fidelity Investments study of higher education faculty. While 69 percent of those surveyed cited financial concerns, an even higher percentage […]
A query came it that is best answered by the commentariat before I start stamping around scaring the fish. I'm a "newbie" heading to study section as an ESR quite soon... I'd really, really appreciated it if you could do a post on a) your advice on what to expect and how to ... not […]
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