SCIENCE POLICY PERSPECTIVES
- How advocacy in a time of crisis can improve the research enterprise – PLOS ECR blog, May 4, 2020.
Leaving Academia as a Tenured Professor – ASM Careers blog, October 23, 2019.
(How) do we value early career researchers in academia? – Future of Research blog, September 28, 2019.
- Men as advocates for women in STEM – The Female Scientist, September 11, 2019 (was reprinted in The Next Truth Magazine, Volume 2, issue 5, February 2020 – pdf version).
- The Dual Nature of the Research Enterprise – PLOS ECR blog, September 9, 2019.
Fostering a sense of belonging in academia – The Female Scientist, July 7, 2019.
Curve Balls and Unexpected Paths – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, July 1, 2019.
The Postdoc Academy: A National Project for Postdocs – NIH BEST blog, April 30, 2019.
- Elements of a positive academic environment for early career researchers, and how we are contributing – PLOS ECR blog, April 30, 2019.
Principles of career exploration for early career researchers – NIH BEST blog, March 28, 2019.**
- What I learned through fundraising for my favorite non-profit – PLOS ECR blog, February 28, 2019.
CRAFTing a path: how early career researchers can create local change – NIH BEST blog, February 25, 2019.**
The Journal of Science Policy and Governance (JSPG): Engaging early career researchers in science policy – UCS Blog, February 13, 2019 (with Shalin R. Jyotishi) & shared by Society for Neuroscience news posted February 18, 2019).
Professional profile – The NESACS Blog, February 11, 2019.***
- Having it all figured out, or figuring it all out as you go? A journey back in time – PLOS ECR blog, February 1, 2019.
Select Academics Based on Merit, Not Money – NIH BEST blog**, January 21, 2019.**
Making Mentoring Relationships Meaningful – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, January 7, 2019.
Committing for more than one night – ASBMB Today, January 1, 2019.
What Do You Want Out of Life? – Beyond the Professoriate blog, December 2, 2018.
Catching a Passion for Policy – NPA POSTDOCket, January 2018, volume 16, issue 1 (published on January 23, 2018).
Attending conferences as a science policy researcher – ASBMB Today, January 1, 2018 (feature).
From Doing Science to Fixing It – ASBMB Today, July 1, 2017 (perspective).
CAREER PLANNING PERSPECTIVES
Carving a Path to Science Policy and Advocacy – ASM Careers blog, March 27, 2020.
Hindsight in 2020: defining moments of my career – ASCB blog, February 27, 2020.
A More Human Vision for the Future of Research – The Wiley Network, January 23, 2020.
- Six Foundations of Successful Mentoring Relationships – SfN Neuronline, December 19, 2019.
Moving from Academia to Policy: Mentorship and Career Transitions – NYAS blog, May 20, 2019.
Holey Science – Gaps in the Research Career – The Early Pages blog, March 21, 2019 (contribution as a multi-blog post).
Why can’t we just be human first? – NIH BEST blog, December 17, 2018.**
Plan your career path- but not too much – NIH BEST blog, November 12, 2018.**
Setting your own expectations – NIH BEST blog, October 18, 2018.**
Outreach and Networking Without the Angst – AWIS Magazine, Volume 50, p. 10-11, Summer 2018.
Redefined by academia and parenthood – ASM Careers blog, May 29, 2018.
Defining your own professional identity outside academia – ASBMB Careers Blog, April 20, 2018 (by Donna Kridelbaugh).
Building Your Brand During a Career Transition – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, July 3, 2017 (reposted to the Life Science Network blog, the Future of Research blog and the Sister STEM blog).
Being Active in Your Career Exploration – NPA POSTDOCket, March 2017, volume 15, issue 3 (published on March 28, 2017).
Bankston, A. Can You Ever Escape Your Personal and Scientific Bubbles? Stories in Science; January 21, 2018; doi: 10.5281/zenodo.1169414.
Bankston, A. From the bench to a grander vision Authorea (DOC); January 20, 2018; doi: 10.22541/au.151675456.63015498.*
Life as a young scientist: a personal perspective – Future of Research blog, February 14, 2017.
Taking an Unexpected Turn – GCC Carpe Careers blog – Inside Higher Ed, December 19, 2016.
*Future of Research affiliation
**Also editor for the blog series
***From the Northeastern Section of the ACS, focusing on career management and development