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The Importance of Soft Skills in Career Transition

The Importance of Soft Skills in Career Transition

By Anna Miller, PhD Building and improving soft skills is an important part of scientific training. Soft skills, such as communication and interpersonal skills, problem solving, time management, and leadership and teamwork, are important characteristics that can be carried over into any position such as. Whether you work in academia, industry, government, or elsewhere, these... Read More

Ruizhi (Vince) Duan, MS

Trainee Paper Spotlight: Ruizhi (Vince) Duan, MS

Ruizhi (Vince) Duan, MS Developmental genomics of limb malformations: Allelic series in association with gene dosage effects contribute to the clinical variability Position: Ph.D. Candidate in Genetics and Genomics Program, Lupski Lab, Baylor College of Medicine ASHG: Can you describe the type of research that has your primary focus? Ruizhi: My research explores the etiology... Read More

Book recommendations

Book and Podcast Recommendations from ASHG Trainees

By Christina Del Greco, BS/BA Happy (almost) New Year, ASHG members!  With the start of a new year often come resolutions to start new or improve current habits.  If your upcoming resolutions involve reading more books or listening to more podcasts, you’ve come to the right place.  This year, we reached out to trainee ASHG... Read More

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