Our good blog friend Dr. Isis of On Becoming a Domestic and Laboratory Goddess has recently launched a “Letters to Our Daughters” project to solicit advice from women researchers to those who are following. The first entry is one from Pascale Lane, M.D. on being assertive… and the inevitable epithet of “bitch”.
You may also have noticed the latest iterations of vigorous discussion over the role of observations about personal attractiveness in the work setting.
These issues raise their ugly heads everywhere….including the discussion over the merger of NIAAA with NIDA. NIDA, of course, is headed (2003-present) by

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