Based on workshops co-sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund and HHMI, this book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators and includes chapters on laboratory leadership, getting funded, project management, and teaching and course design.
Download individual chapters or the full publication in pdf. Chinese translation available.
Chapters include "Laboratory and Leadership in Science," "Staffing Your Laboratory," "Data Management and Laboratory Notebooks" and "Understanding Technology Transfer."
Downloadable Addendum: Writing a Letter of Recommendation
Downloadable Addendum: How to be a Member of an R01 NIH Study Section
Obtaining and negotiating a faculty position
Planning for tenure
Setting up and staffing a laboratory
Time and project management