Career development 

Making the Right Moves, a guide to managing your career in academia.

For tips, discussion, networking and friendship, join a slack group for graduate students, postdocs, or new PIs.


diversity and equality at the university of oregon

At the University of Oregon there are resources available for nontraditional students.

There are resources for members of the LGBTQIA+ community.

The women in graduate sciences (UOWGS) “strives for gender equality by focusing on the professional development of women in all disciplines of science to enable them to become successful contributors to their fields.” In the Department of Biology, there is a womxn in neuroscience group who aim to “redefine the scientific community to be one in which womxn are empowered to pursue genuine self-expression, scientific endeavors, and career advancement at all levels.”

The women’s center and men’s center provide dedicated communities and various resources, including sexual violence prevention and education.



The Zebrafish Information Network (ZFIN).

Zebrafish International Resource Center (ZIRC).

International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) and Zebrafish Disease Models Soceity (ZDMS).



A list of postdoctoral fellowships maintained by the Broad Institute.