The possibility of doing secondments in partner labs and collaborate with other members of the network is probably what Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) we appreciate the most of Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Network (ITN) fellowships. Thus, we are glad to inform that, with the new year 2019, time for networking has finally started for META-CAN.
Doing a phD is more than hard extenuating experimental work and endless bibliography reading. Beyond the strictly scientific part, doing a phD is a personal life project to improve all kind of soft skills and explore future career opportunities.
Jonatan Fernández García (Gijón, 1991) has an impressive curriculum. He studied Biology in Oviedo, worked at the Cancer Research Center at Salamanca (CSIC) while doing a master's degree in advanced analysis of multivariate data and 'big data'.
Nature, Nature Medicine, Nature Reviews Cancer. Who hasn’t dreamt of publishing in one of these journals?
As part of our MSCA-ESR training on complementary skills we got to leave the wet lab to explore what happens on the other side of the bench and to learn what it means to be a scientific editor. This is our story.