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The precarious position of postdocs during COVID-19

Ahmed, M. Arslan and Behbahani, Amir H. and Brückner, Adrian and Charpentier, Caroline J. and Morais, Livia H. and Mallory, Stewart and Pool, Allan-Hermann (2020) The precarious position of postdocs during COVID-19. Science, 368 (6494). pp. 957-958. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.abc5143.

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Postdoctoral researchers play a crucial role in many research groups, serving as mentors, teachers, and leaders as they develop their skills and prepare for scientific careers (1). However, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has put funding and support for postdoc positions at risk, threatening to upend the career paths available to these junior scientists.

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Additional Information:© 2020 American Association for the Advancement of Science. This is an article distributed under the terms of the Science Journals Default License. Competing Interests: All authors are board members of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Postdoctoral Association (CPA). The views expressed herein do not in any way represent the view of other members of the CPA board, postdoctoral individuals at Caltech, or Caltech.
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Official Citation:The precarious position of postdocs during COVID-19. M. Arslan Ahmed, Amir H. Behbahani, Adrian Brückner, Caroline J. Charpentier, Livia H. Morais, Stewart Mallory, Allan-Hermann Pool. Science 29 May 2020: 957-958; doi: 10.1126/science.abc5143
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:28 May 2020 19:09
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