The Lonely Pipette : helping scientists do better science

TLP #1 : Navigating the path to team leader - Maxim Greenberg

September 20, 2020 Jonathan Weitzman & Renaud Pourpre Season 1 Episode 1
The Lonely Pipette : helping scientists do better science
TLP #1 : Navigating the path to team leader - Maxim Greenberg
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The Lonely Pipette : helping scientists do better science
TLP #1 : Navigating the path to team leader - Maxim Greenberg
Sep 20, 2020 Season 1 Episode 1
Jonathan Weitzman & Renaud Pourpre

In this episode we talk to Maxim Greenberg about his transition from US graduate student to Parisian postdoc, and then the move to young team leader.

  • We discuss about how to choose a postdoc lab and the importance of a generous and supportive mentor
  • Max shares some personal experience of how he juggles family, two scientific careers, as well as kids and schooling
  • We also talk about how you know when you are ready to launch your own lab and how to choose a research question for your lab
  • Max gives advice about strategies for growing your team and recruiting students
  • He also offers some practical tips about how to deal with anxiety, insecurity and self-doubt


He mentions these labs and institutions

  • The Jacobsen Lab at UCLA

https://research.mcdb.ucla.edu/Jacobsen/LabWebSite/P_Index.php

  • Institut Curie

https://institut-curie.org/

  • The Bourc’his lab

https://science.institut-curie.org/research/biology-cancer-genetics-and-epigenetics/developmental-biology-and-genetics/team-bourc-his/

  • Institut Jacques Monod (IJM)

https://www.ijm.fr/en/3/home-page.htm

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS)

https://www.ens.psl.eu/en

  • Institut Cochin

https://www.institutcochin.fr/?set_language=en


To find out more about Max visit his website or follow him on Twitter


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To find out more about
Renaud :


Jonathan :


To learn more about the soundtrack :
Music by Amaria - Lovely Swindler
https://soundcloud.com/amariamusique/
https://twitter.com/amariamusique


Show Notes

In this episode we talk to Maxim Greenberg about his transition from US graduate student to Parisian postdoc, and then the move to young team leader.

  • We discuss about how to choose a postdoc lab and the importance of a generous and supportive mentor
  • Max shares some personal experience of how he juggles family, two scientific careers, as well as kids and schooling
  • We also talk about how you know when you are ready to launch your own lab and how to choose a research question for your lab
  • Max gives advice about strategies for growing your team and recruiting students
  • He also offers some practical tips about how to deal with anxiety, insecurity and self-doubt


He mentions these labs and institutions

  • The Jacobsen Lab at UCLA

https://research.mcdb.ucla.edu/Jacobsen/LabWebSite/P_Index.php

  • Institut Curie

https://institut-curie.org/

  • The Bourc’his lab

https://science.institut-curie.org/research/biology-cancer-genetics-and-epigenetics/developmental-biology-and-genetics/team-bourc-his/

  • Institut Jacques Monod (IJM)

https://www.ijm.fr/en/3/home-page.htm

  • Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS)

https://www.ens.psl.eu/en

  • Institut Cochin

https://www.institutcochin.fr/?set_language=en


To find out more about Max visit his website or follow him on Twitter


Subscribe and receive the next podcast in you mailbox : https://www.bit.ly/TLPsubscribe

To find out more about
Renaud :


Jonathan :


To learn more about the soundtrack :
Music by Amaria - Lovely Swindler
https://soundcloud.com/amariamusique/
https://twitter.com/amariamusique