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by pmeysman
Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:58 am
Forum: Events
Topic: SCS2016 & ISMB2016 pictures
Replies: 0
Views: 16396

SCS2016 & ISMB2016 pictures

Hi everyone, Those of you who were able to attend ISMB this year in Orlando, I hope you had a great time! I would just like to put out a call for any pictures or videos you might have of the conference. We had our 'official' photographer of course. But it's much more fun to see what else might have ...
by pmeysman
Wed Jul 06, 2016 9:04 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: ISMB 2016 Career Central
Replies: 1
Views: 11123

ISMB 2016 Career Central

Hi everyone, We are pleased to announce the career central program for ISMB2016 in Orland, Florida. Each year at ISMB we try to organise a session to provide computational biology and bioinformatics young research with insights, tips and skills for their future careers. This year we have assembled t...
by pmeysman
Thu Jun 30, 2016 7:57 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Are you going to ISMB 2016?
Replies: 7
Views: 3099

Re: Are you going to ISMB 2016?

I will be attending ISMB & SCS and will be staying at the Dolphin hotel. You will probably find me around the Student Council booth at most times. And here is my twitter handle: @chevaliersf Looking forward to meeting you all! Cheers, Pieter PS Good idea from Shahin, here is my linkedin as well: htt...
by pmeysman
Wed Jun 01, 2016 8:05 am
Forum: Career Talks
Topic: PhD Dissertation Committee
Replies: 0
Views: 7962

PhD Dissertation Committee

Hi all, I came across this interesting blog post on nature jobs that I thought might be interesting for some of you: http://www.nature.com/naturejobs/science/articles/10.1038/nj7603-429a In brief, it discusses the often untapped potential of your PhD dissertation committee, or PhD jury as it is some...
by pmeysman
Mon May 30, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: RSG Belgium
Topic: RSG Belgium Symposium 2016
Replies: 0
Views: 8224

RSG Belgium Symposium 2016

Dear Colleague, This week Friday the 3rd of June is the annual RSG Belgium Symposium, which will take place in Leuven (Room 331-01 LAND: Landbouwinstituut Hoofdgebouw, Kasteelpark Arenberg 20, 3001 HEVERLEE). If you are interested to join, registration is still possible at: http://goo.gl/forms/whU1a...
by pmeysman
Tue Feb 02, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: Career Talks
Topic: How to write an introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 6614

How to write an introduction

Interesting read by Pat Thomson:
http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsc ... l-article/

It is mostly aimed at the social sciences, but there is still some good advice in there for other fields?
by pmeysman
Fri Jan 22, 2016 10:04 am
Forum: Latest Advances
Topic: Data sharing, Research parasites and Saprotrophics
Replies: 0
Views: 9626

Data sharing, Research parasites and Saprotrophics

A recent editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine has sparked some controversy in the discussion about open data: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1516564 In particular, the controversy is focused around their warning against 'research parasites', those researchers who might use har...
by pmeysman
Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:43 pm
Forum: Career Talks
Topic: Reading scientific papers
Replies: 0
Views: 5922

Reading scientific papers

There's a science column on how to read a paper, which is worth the read for anyone who has ever had to read a scientific publication: http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/01/how-read-scientific-paper?utm_campaign=email-news-latest&et_rid=17053817&et_cid=223396 Personally, I have noticed that it d...
by pmeysman
Mon Nov 16, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Career Talks
Topic: Increasing the impact of your research
Replies: 0
Views: 6132

Increasing the impact of your research

There was an interesting article in the LSE blogs about how to increase attention for your research: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2015/10/29/top-ten-tips-for-getting-your-work-the-attention-it-deserves/ This is of course tuned to the social sciences, but many tips can be readily tra...