The art of scientific storytelling: framing stories to get where you want to go

Storytelling provides a platform to learn, publish and share your science. Framing information into a compelling story can be a useful tool to disseminate your data and share your passion for science, to make a greater impact with your research and to advance your career.

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R.E.L. acts as an Associate Dean, Boston College; Director, Pre-Health Program, Director, Gateway Scholars Program for STEM; Faculty Advisor, STEM & Health Outreach for AHANA (SHOfA) student organization; Co-Chair, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Committee at Boston College; Board Member, Biomedical Science Careers Program; Advisory Council member, National Postdoctoral Association; External Advisory Board member, LS-PAC MODELS Center-National Science Foundation Regional Center of Excellence; External Advisory Committee member, Louisiana Biomedical Research Network, which is funded by NIGMS-NIH. R.E.L. also thanks Profs. P.Q. Blair, M. Eichhorn, and J.S. Davis, along with Drs. L.E. Luna and M. El-Kouedi, and Ms. U.J. Luna, for helpful feedback on this article.

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Rafael E. Luna, Ph.D. is the Author of the Book, ‘The Art of Scientific Storytelling: Transform Your Research Manuscript with a Step-By-Step Formula’, 2013 Amado International; EAN-13: 978–0615821993; ISBN-10: 0615821995.

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Luna, R.E. The art of scientific storytelling: framing stories to get where you want to go. Nat Rev Mol Cell Biol 21, 653–654 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41580-020-00293-y

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