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Jen Heemstra on defining career wins

Jen Heemstra shares advice on defining career wins to celebrate success in C&EN.Continue readingJen Heemstra on defining career wins

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Jen Heemstra on networking in C&EN

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Jen Heemstra named 2021 ACS Rising Star

Professor Jen Heemstra has been recognized as a 2021 ACS WCC Rising Star for outstanding promise and contributions in her field.Continue readingJen Heemstra named 2021 ACS Rising Star

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Faculty 411 is a series of articles intended to help demystify the process of applying to faculty jobs. As our department seeks to recruit new faculty colleagues, we want every person to have the information they need to assemble an application that best shows their potential to be successful in a job – at Emory or anywhere!Continue readingFinding Job Advertisements

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Chemistry responds to COVID-19

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Dealing with disruption: Tips from an academic scientist

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How international students can share their culture in the lab

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Jen Heemstra gives keynote at Women in STEM symposium

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‘Bilingual’ molecule connects two basic codes for life

“Much like a translator enables communication between two people from different regions of the world, we envision that our bilingual molecule will enable us to mediate new forms of communications between nucleic acids and proteins in the cellular environment.” Read the entire article at Phys.OrgContinue reading‘Bilingual’ molecule connects two basic codes for life

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Being outspoken about your accomplishments isn’t selfish; it’s smart

One of my goals this year has been to be more steadfast about self-advocacy. It feels as though we are taught (especially as women) to not speak up for ourselves and to always go out of our way for others. Do you have any tips for how to realize that you need to self-advocate, as…Continue readingBeing outspoken about your accomplishments isn’t selfish; it’s smart

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Designer biopolymer speaks nucleic acid and protein languages

If you’ve ever learned a language, says Jen Heemstra of Emory University, there are two levels of understanding. First you learn to read text and comprehend it. Then you begin speaking the language and interacting with others. In Heemstra’s lab, she says her team members are even more ambitious: the group is teaching molecules to…Continue readingDesigner biopolymer speaks nucleic acid and protein languages

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Being bullied? Here’s what to do

I’m being bullied by another student, who is my mentor. When I brought this up to my principal investigator (PI), they removed this student as my mentor and addressed the situation by telling the student to stop. However, the bullying has continued. I am afraid to complain about this again to the PI because of…Continue readingBeing bullied? Here’s what to do