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STUDENTS :: Microbiology Resources

Microbiology Resources

Student Research Days
McGill University Student Research Day

Related Microbiology and Scientific Societies
American Society for Microbiology
Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease (AMMI) Canada
Biological and Chemical Defence Review Committee website
Canadian Association for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Canadian College of Microbiologists
Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology.
Canadian Society for Immunology
CIHR Institute of Infection and Immunity
International Center for Scientific Research (CIRS)
International Council for Science (ICSU)
International Union of Microbiological Societies.
Society for General Microbiology in the United Kingdom.

Online Journals
ASM journals online
Blackwell Synergy
Canadian Journal of Microbiology
NRC Research Press
Reviews in Medical Virology
Science Direct

Other Resources for Microbiologists
Aspergillus website
This site is dedicated to providing the best information to professionals on most medical & scientific aspect of this fungus.
ATCC (American Type Culture Collection)
EC Enyzme database
EcoCyc: Encyclopedia of E. coli Genes and Metabolism
List of bacterial names with standing in nomenclature
Meetings, exhibitions, training courses and conferences listing.
Microbe Zoo
This site is an internet web portal designed to bring useful and interesting microbiology informational resources to all interested.
Publish like a pro
Article: Publish like a pro, Written by: Kendall Powell, Journal name: Nature, Volume:467, Pages: 873–875, Year published: (2010), Published online13 October 2010
This article was originally published in the journal Nature, it offers some very useful and encouraging advice on writing scientific papers, and how to avoid pitfalls to publication.
The Center for Microbial Ecology

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (database)
J.H. Stewart Reid Memorial Fellowship Trust
A minimum scholarship of $5,000 is awarded annually to a student registered in a doctoral program at a Canadian university.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
Student Financial Aide - Minister of Education, Leisure and Sport
Studentawards (register to access this comprehensive database)

A Ph.D. is not enough! A guide to survival in science.
Feibelman, Peter J. 1993. Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA, 109 pages.
Alternative Careers in Science
Robbins-Roth, C. 1998. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, 267 pages This book can be useful for graduate students considering careers outside academia, in fields as diverse as technical writing, science journalism, patents and policy development.
At the Bench: A Laboratory Navigator
Barker, K. 1998. Cold Sprint Harbor Laboratory Press, Plainview, NY, 460 pages This could be a useful introduction to the lab environment for new students.
Guide to Non Traditional Careers in Science
Young-Kreeger, K. 1999. Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, PA, 263 pages This book can be useful for graduate students considering careers outside academia, in fields as diverse as technical writing, science journalism, patents and policy development.

How to succeed in graduate school
How to succeed in graduate school: by Marie desJardins
Making the right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Postdocs and New Faculty
This is a great manual from the Howard Hughes Institute that is free to download. It includes advice mostly geared towards new faculty, but with many useful sections for anyone working in a lab or looking to make their next career move.
PhDs.org: Science, Math, and Engineering Career Resources
This website has lots of information on topics such as career advancement, networking, women in science, communication skills etc.
You Guide to Ordering Pain Relief Medications
Taking Xanax Pills for Anxiety Treatment.
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