Shameless Self Promotion

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Hi everyone, I apologize for my long hiatus from blogging. Things have just been crazy at work lately. All the same it has given me some time to think about what I want from blogging, and where I see myself in the next several years. For those of you who don’t know I am an…

If you are in the NY area, you might want to consider coming to this talk that is being organized by Kate. The title is “DISCUSSION ON THE ROLES OF EMERGING MEDIA OUTLETS IN COMMUNICATING SCIENCE.” It is taking place tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 pm in the Mt. Sinai East Building Seminar Room. (The East…

It’s True.

Here I am. Just when I thought I was out, they pulled me back in. Honestly, I’m happy to be back in the blogosphere. The world is chock-full of great reproduction, sex, and parental research, and I’m thrilled to have a forum in which to talk about it. Jake was very sweet to take me…

I am pleased to announce that Pure Pedantry is being joined by another wonderful, erudite and articulate co-blogger: Kate Seip. Kate formerly ran a blog called Anterior Commissure that many of you have probably read. She is a PhD student at Rutgers, and she also co-organizes the Science Communication Consortium — a speaking and lecture…

So some of the SciBlings have been playing with one of the newer “rate-your-impact” websites called QDos. (The Internet is such a narcissistic place.) Basically, through an algorithm I don’t entirely understand, it calculates the impact factor of your name. You can then compare it to other names. Here is what happens when I compared…

Nicholas Genes — the host of Grand Rounds and an illustrious ER resident at Mount Sinai — interviews me on Medscape about this blog. Enjoy my shameless self-promotion.