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Science in Brazil: Opportunities and challenges

HFSP Career Development Awardee Fernanda De Felice on working in Brazil

Moving abroad for a postdoc is an important step in broadening one’s experience and building an international network. This is of special importance for young scientists from less developed countries, who can obtain skills not available in their home countries. Many scientists from such countries remain abroad after their postdocs due to the more advanced opportunities available. It takes courage to return to a country with a less developed scientific infrastructure. Here, HFSP Career...

Follow your scientific instinct - CDA awardee Yukihide Tomari

HFSP Career Development Awardee Yukihide Tomari

The HFSP Asia-Pacific Coordinator, Elfi Meissl, talked with HFSP Career Development Awardee, Prof. Yukihide Tomari from the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences (The University of Tokyo) about his experience as a postdoc abroad and the challenges to return home. Yukihide Tomari holds a HFSP Career Development Award at the University of Tokyo. From 2004 to 2006 he was working as a Long-Term Fellow at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester (...