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The Research Trainee Career Support Center provides you with articles and resources that will assist you as you contemplate your move into a non-trainee, professional career track.

CHOP research trainees may also enroll in the UPenn Biomedical Postdoctoral Program (BPP), a premiere professional/career support program for UPenn/CHOP fellows.

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Articles of Interest

The roles and responsibilities of researchers extend beyond the scientific community. Researchers may inspire young scientists through school or community initiatives; communicate new scientific results in lay language; engage the public in discussions on complex scientific issues; or serve as an expert advisor to policy makers at all levels of government.

John Wilbanks, Chief Commons Officer, Sage Bionetworks and Senior Fellow, Faster Cures, served as one of our guest speakers during the October session of Conducting Research at CHOP.

Scientific Collaborations are essential for advancing biomedical discoveries that benefit society. While these partnerships can vary greatly from simple to complex, there are key factors to consider that will facilitate a productive working relationship. Check out these selected resources for guidance on how to establish, facilitate and maintain successful research collaborations.

The Department of Genetics and The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia are hosting the Genetics of Neuroscience Symposium on Monday, November 3, 2014. The goals of the symposium are to expose the Penn scientific community to the outstanding work going on in Penn laboratories and to facilitate a sense of community among investigators who share an interest in the field of genetics.