Dr. Thon

CEO/CSO, Platelet BioGenesis
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Commencing the academic job search – impetus and deadlines

The second installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

Commencing the academic job search – impetus and deadlines

The door to an academic science career – open or closed?

The first installment of a multi-part series on how to pursue an academic faculty appointment is now available at The Black Hole.

The door to an academic science career – open or closed?

Looking South: the NIH’s 2016 fiscal outlook

An update on the status of NIH funding in the United States is now available at The Black Hole.

Looking South: the NIH’s 2016 fiscal outlook

Building on the accelerator model – addressing operating needs

The seventh installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – addressing operating needs

Building on the accelerator model – identifying operating needs

The sixth installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – identifying operating needs

Building on the accelerator model – managing intellectual property

The fifth installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – managing intellectual property

Building on the accelerator model – unmet needs

The fourth installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – unmet needs

Building on the accelerator model – MassCONNECT

The third installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – MassCONNECT

Building on the accelerator model – MassChallenge

The second installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – MassChallenge

Building on the accelerator model – Introduction

The first installment of a multi-part series on how universities can actualize translating basic research discoveries into medical products is now available at The Black Hole.

Building on the accelerator model – Introduction

Academic scientists need to create their own social networks

The third installment of a multi-part series on the value of engaging in science entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Academic scientists need to create their own social networks

Academic scientists and Plato’s Alleghory of the Cave

The second installment of a multi-part series on the value of engaging in science entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Academic scientists and Plato’s Alleghory of the Cave

Scientist entrepreneurs: go ahead, jump!

The first installment of a multi-part series on the value of engaging in science entrepreneurship is now available at The Black Hole.

Scientist entrepreneurs: go ahead, jump!

Looking south: The NIH’s 2015 fiscal outlook

An update on the status of NIH funding in the United States is now available at The Black Hole.

Looking south: The NIH’s 2015 fiscal outlook

Science in society by the book

My blogger colleague David Kent and I are penning our first book. A description of our mission statement is now available at The Black Hole.

Science in society by the book

Blog articles are opinion pieces not news

A discussion on the purpose and value of blog articles is now available at The Black Hole.

Blog articles are opinion pieces not news

Translating knowledge … in Interlingua!

A description of Interlingua, a universal language developed between 1937 and 1951, and how it can benefit knowledge translation is now available at The Black Hole.

Translating knowledge … in Interlingua!

Building bridges between basic science and public interest

A discussion on how science communication can be improved is now available at The Black Hole.

Building bridges between basic science and public interest

The math of academic research grant support doesn’t add up

An insight into the math underlying academic research budgets is now available at The Black Hole.

The math of academic research grant support doesn’t add up

The honour society: value in social exclusion

A rebuttal to Dr. David Kent’s post: Is the academy worse than the fashion industry for “following the leader”? is now available at The Black Hole.

The honour society: value in social exclusion

How to build Canada’s science and technology infrastructure

The second installment of a multi-part series on how to boost science and technology innovation is now available at The Black Hole.

How to build Canada’s science and technology infrastructure

Basic research still the best bet to boost S&T innovation

The first installment of a multi-part series on how to boost science and technology innovation is now available at The Black Hole.

Basic research still the best bet to boost S&T innovation

The public scientist

The sixth and final installment of a multi-part series on career trajectories outside of the limited focus of academic science is now available at The Black Hole.

The public scientist

Defining the role of the scientific activist

The fifth installment of a multi-part series on career trajectories outside of the limited focus of academic science is now available at The Black Hole.

Defining the role of the scientific activist