Experimental & analytical tools
Facilities on campus
Rig components & constructions
Viral plasmids & preps
Primer & shRNA libraries
We have generated sizable qPCR & shRNA libraries. Please contact us.
Our Npas1 polyclonals are available upon request. Please contact us.
Our Npas1-Cre-tdTomato mouse is available from Jax (Stock No. 027718).
We have generated Ai65F, a Flp reporter line independent of Allen Brain Institute. It is available from Jax (Stock No. 032864).
Surgical instrument sharpening & repair
Data acquisition freeware
Electronic laboratory notebooks
Data management & sharing
Statistics for biologists, ULCA Idre Institute, GraphPad guide, MiniTab blog, statistical problems to avoid, parametric vs non-parametric tests, visual introduction to probability & stats, power & sample size, power analysis software, UpSet plot, estimation plot, Venn diagrams: here, here, here, here, here, here, & here. Books for R begginners here.
Graphics & dataviz
Microscopy tutorials & imaging tips
Other useful resources for scientific research
Color blindness simulator & palettes
Free stock photos and illustrations
Career & mentorship
Personal statement for graduate school
General mentoring advice
Advice for new graduate students
How not to suck in graduate school series, AAMC guide, Other useful articles can be found: here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, here, & here.
Advice for picking a mentor/lab
How to take crisitisms
How to read a paper
How to write a Nature style abstract
How to write a paper
How to write a response to reviewers
How to review a paper
Free, on-line training on writing and publishing
How to ask for recommendation letters
How to write NRSA & NSF applications
General scientific writing
Postdoc interview checklist
Faculty job search and career advice
How to write a cover letter
How to prepare for a campus visit
How to give a chalk talk
Understanding Academic Medical Centers
Running a lab
Books for new faculty
Grants examples, more grant examples, NIH templates, NIH funding by career stages, NIH grant critiques, study section listing, study section meeting date/location, early career awards, another list of early career awards, a list of opportunities, stock critiques, common mistakes, modular vs non-modular budget, NIH paylines, NIH paylines/success rates, success rates by type, & NIH funding stats.
Travel grants & fellowships for postdocs
Resource for academic writers
Personal & safety
Mental health & grad/med training
Actionable plan to help women