Genomics, neuroscience and Fly links


Drosophila Brain Dissections

Applying for a PhD/postdoc Program

Science as a career

Reasons to choose science as a career

Ben Barres (How to pick a graduate advisor)

How to find a job

How to write a good cover letter

How to make a good C.V

Sample Cover letters and CV formats

Successful PhD application

How to write a cover letter for a Postdoctoral position

Cover letter/CV sample

How to give a good talk

Writing a research plan

Small lab or Big lab for a postdoc

Planning a successful research career

planning a scientific career

Negotiating a Job Offer

How to overcome failures in science

Tips for Young Scientists on the Junior Faculty/Independent Investigator Job Search

Fellowships and international PhD programs

Writing successful grants

Sample grant

Sample Grant - NIH

Grants cheat sheet

Funded Master programs

Fellowships and Ph.D. programs

elife database for funding-mentoring

Database of various funding opportunities

Travel grants

science ambassador scholarships for women

Postdoc early career fellowships

Useful links for research students

How to write a paper

How to discuss your research plan with a mentor

How to discuss your research plan

Developing a research question

How to create high quality images for publication

How to review a paper

Inspiring scientific interviews and talks

Ron Vale Keep your eyes on the prize

Brain Series


John Gurdon

Eric Weischaus

Hiroshi Hamada

Huda Zoghbi

Mike Bate

Kavli Institute talks

Morphogenesis talks

Systems biology talks


Nurturing Science

Christoph Koch National Geographic - Mapping the brain