Lab Tech

The CHOP Office of Postdoctoral Affairs provides you with articles and information that will help you to learn new and useful skills, and teach you how to navigate the CHOP research environment. The Trainee Resources page may have additional links and tools to assist you.

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - National Postdoctoral Association Connection

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) is a member-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to providing a national voice for postdoctoral fellows. CHOP has a longstanding relationship with the NPA. Our institutional membership provides you with access to a FREE affiliate membership and a number of professional development resources on their Web site. Please contact us with any registration questions you may have.


Articles of Interest

The Office of Responsible Research Training is pleased to announce the launch of a new Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) internal Web site. Information on this site will help you remain current with the new RCR requirements set forth by the NIH.

The NIH Office of Extramural Research (OER) provides multiple resources to teach you how to best communicate your science to reviewers, the public and more.

This article will help you to make the best of the dreaded phone interview and better your chances of standing out among the pool of applicants.

This free online manual presented by Penn State's e-Education Institute touches on every facet of science writing, from style, punctuation and commonly made mistakes.

Ever wonder what happens to your NIH grant when it gets to study section? Why do some grants succeed while others fail? Check out this video from The Center for Scientific Review to get an insider's view of what happens in an NIH study section.

UPDATED: 6/16/10 - New video now available - "NIH Tips for Applicants"