Career Blog May 25, 2022 Graduate Students Seek Better Pay Science Careers writes that graduate students in the US and Canada are pushing for better wages. Apr 01, 2022 Promotions Missed A poll finds that more than quarter of women in academia think they were not promoted because of their gender, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Feb 25, 2022 Strike in the UK Nature News reports that university employees in the UK went on strike this week to protest pension cuts and more. Jan 11, 2022 Columbia, Student-Workers Reach Deal Inside Higher Ed reports that after years of negotiation, Columbia University and student-workers there have reached a contract agreement. Nov 05, 2021 Pension Strike Possible The Guardian reports that university workers in the UK are considering a strike over a proposed pension cut. Oct 01, 2021 Not as Hoped The Chronicle of Higher Education says Rutgers University faculty are disappointed with a process aimed at addressing pay equity but that they say does not. Aug 27, 2021 Pandemic Push for Grad Student Unions Science reports that the pandemic has ramped up efforts to unionize among many graduate students. Aug 10, 2021 Not Super Pleased A survey explores how UK academics view their university leadership teams' decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature reports Jul 27, 2021 Cycle Repeat? Nature News writes that some researchers are concerned that an infusion of funding for the National Institutes of Health could lead to another "boom and bust" cycle. Jun 10, 2021 Enrollment Down According to the Chronicle of Higher Education, enrollment at colleges and universities in the US was down this spring, as compared to 2020. Load More Breaking News Helix, St. Luke's University Health Network Partner on Population Health Study Exome Sequencing Study Suggests Early Menopause May Not Be Monogenic New Products Posted to GenomeWeb: Tempus, GenScript, RealSeq Biosciences, 23andMe People in the News at Biocept, Arcensus, TATAA Biocenter, Quantum-Si, LetsGetChecked, More In Brief This Week: Qiagen, Mainz Biomed, Quest Diagnostics, Haystack Oncology, Becton Dickinson The Scan Cystatin C Plays Role in Immunosuppression, Cancer Immunotherapy Failure, Study Finds A study in Cell Genomics provides insight into how glucocorticoids can lead to cancer immunotherapy failure via cystatin C production. Aging, Species Lifespan Gene Expression Signatures Overlap An Osaka Metropolitan University team reports in Nucleic Acids Research that transcriptional signatures of aging and maximum lifespan have similarities. Splicing Subgroup Provides Protocols for Evaluating Splicing Variant Data The group presents their approach on how to apply evidence codes to splicing predictions and other data in the American Journal of Human Genetics. Single-Cell Transcriptomic Atlas of Mouse Cochlea to Aid Treatment Development Researchers in PNAS conducted single-cell and single-nuclear sequencing of about 120,000 cells at three key timepoints in cochlear development to generate a transcriptomic atlas.