Not Very Streamlined
F. Xavier Castellanos relates the story of his moves from medical school into research and from the NIMH to New York.
Quick Tip - 3 minutes 3 seconds
Making Gut Decisions
F. Xavier Castellanos advises listening to natural responses when making decisions.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 42 seconds
The Heart of Research Training
The path to being a successful researcher, says F. Xavier Castellanos, involves extending your training and establishing your expertise.
Quick Tip - 2 minutes 5 seconds
Find Your Intellectual Capital
F. Xavier Castellanos asserts that self-imposed blinders are vital when beginning your research career.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 54 seconds
5000 Hours of Effort
Learning how to be a researcher takes dedication, advises F. Xavier Castellanos.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 36 seconds
Career Development Awards
F. Xavier Castellanos explains how career development awards make entry-level researchers attractive to institutions.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 43 seconds
F. Xavier Castellanos offers advice about fulfilling career goals in a world where clinical needs are infinite.
Quick Tip - 2 minutes 43 seconds
You Always Need a Mentor
Line-by-line analysis of grant proposals is expensive but invaluable, says F. Xavier Castellanos.
Salary is Secondary
F. Xavier Castellanos suggests choosing a program based on successful past performance.
Quick Tip - 2 minutes 33 seconds
Training at the NIMH
F. Xavier Castellanos talks about the training atmosphere at the NIMH.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 18 seconds
Chairing a Study Section
F. Xavier Castellanos recognizes that participation in a study section develops careers and also pushes the process toward a safer science.
Quick Tip - 2 minutes 25 seconds
Grants are Organic Documents
Question and method are clearly connected in a well-written grant proposal, suggests F. Xavier Castellanos.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 45 seconds
Resubmitting Unscored Grant Proposals
F. Xavier Castellanos describes the path between unscored and fundable grant proposals.
Quick Tip - 1 minute 33 seconds
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