Actors such as Jon Hamm and Cameron Diaz are no strangers to extravagant events such as the Oscars or Emmys. But when they attended a recent gala in Silicon Valley, there was something different: scientists were the stars.
The trajectory for doctoral students in the biomedical and social sciences is no longer a straight path to a faculty research career. Earning a doctoral degree in these demanding fields takes many years and is arduous.
Cancel all your plans, because today marks the beginning of the 10-day-long fourth annual Bay Area Science Festival! Toss your preconceptions of science festivals aside; this is truly an epic week of events.