Writing Portfolio


American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Careers Blog (2017–2019) Write a weekly column with job postings, training opportunities and career advice for early-career scientists.

Career and Management Advice

Change Management. Lab Manager Magazine (June 2019)

Mind Your Manners. Lab Manager Magazine (March 2019)

Effective Internal Communication in the Lab. Lab Manager Magazine (December 2018)

Planning The Next Step in Your Career. Lab Manager Magazine (September 2018)

Tips and Resources for Maximizing Your Lab Spend. Lab Manager Magazine (May 2018)

Creating a Successful Laboratory Training Program. Lab Manager Magazine (March 2018)

How to Manage Laboratory Time and Tasks More Efficiently. Lab Manager Magazine (January/February 2018)

Tips for Talent Acquisition from Recruiting Experts. Lab Manager Magazine (October 2017)

The Value of Mentorship in the Scientific Field. Lab Manager Magazine (July 2017)

How to Build the Most Productive Relationship with Your IT Team. Lab Manager Magazine (May 2017)

How Project Management Techniques Can Improve Research. Lab Manager Magazine (February 2017)

Leading Your Staff Through Change. Lab Manager Magazine (December 2016)

An Open Letter to an Undergraduate Chemistry Student. Polymer Solutions, Inc. (October 2016)

Maximizing Your Conference and Seminar Spend. Lab Manager Magazine (September 2016)

Open Communication. Lab Manager Magazine (March 2016)

Managing from a Distance. Lab Manager Magazine (March 2016)

Your voices on diversity & inclusion matters (contributor). ASBMB Today (February 2016)

The Art of Networking. Lab Manager Magazine (September 2015)

Onboarding: Getting New Hires up to Speed. Lab Manager Magazine (July 2015)

The giving list: supporting science with annual donations. ASBMB Today (December 2014)

Beyond the Bench: Taking Your Career to the Next Level. Lab Manager Magazine (October 2014)

Quick guide to career fairs. ASBMB Today (Summer 2014)

How to compete with a lab diva. ASBMB Today (September 2013)

Environmental Outreach and Education

Wilderness Education Case Study (presentation). Wilderness Skills Institute. (2017)

Wilderness Education Plan Template Package (Southern Appalachian Wilderness Stewards project). Wilderness.net Education Toolbox (2016)

Funding and Science News

What Does a New Plastics Economy Look Like? Polymer Solutions, Inc. (January 2017)

Philanthropies partner to support early-career faculty members. ASBMB Today (May 2015)

The dual roles of metabolic hydrogen peroxide. ASBMB Today (May 2014)

Mechanistic insight into the mitochondrial acetylome. ASBMB Today (January 2014)

NIH funds new program to decode exRNA communication signals. ASBMB Today (October 2013)

Grant Materials

STEAM into Service Education Program LOI (sample LOI)

USDA Borlaug Fellowship Program Model (sample logic model)

Masquers sound equipment upgrades grant (sample foundation grant)


Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership: Summer 2015 Newsletter

Algae Testbed Public-Private Partnership: Fall 2015 Newsletter

Press Materials

“STEAM Out Hunger” Exhibit and Food Drive (sample media alert)

Professional Profiles

Women @ Energy: Sindhu Jagadamma (sample feature article)

Anne Guidos Freeman, MSP (sample LinkedIn profile)

Professional Resume for an Operations Manager (sample resume)

Social Media Chats, Webinars and Invited Talks

How to develop a comprehensive job-search strategy: part I and II (invited talks). Experimental Biology conference, Orlando, Fla. (2019)

#PostdocLife: live twitter chat. American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2018)

Virtual Onboarding: How to Foster Open Communications and Engage Employees from a Distance (webinar). Lab Manager (2016)

Finding a research job outside of academia: live chat. The Guardian Higher Education Network (2015)

How to Develop a Career Exit Strategy: webinar. BioCareers (2014)

How to Develop a Career Exit Strategy: live twitter chat. #ECRchat — Live Twitter Chat for Early Career Researchers (2014)

Mentoring: building relationships that benefit academic careers: live chat. The Guardian Higher Education Network (2012)

Proactive Approaches for Building a Professional Network: webinar. Association for Women in Science (2012)

Scholarly Articles

Clarkson S, Giannone R, Kridelbaugh D, Elkins J, Guss and Michener J. (2017) Construction and optimization of a heterologous pathway for protocatechuate catabolism in Escherichia coli enables bioconversion of model aromatic compounds. Applied Environ. Microbiol. 83(18):e01313-17

Kridelbaugh D.  (2016) The use of online citizen science projects to provide experiential learning opportunities for non-major science students. JMBE. 17(1):105-106.

Kridelbaugh D, Nelson J, Engle N, Tschaplinski TJ and Graham DE. (2013) Nitrogen and sulfur requirements for Clostridium thermocellum ATCC 27405 on cellulosic substrates in a minimal nutrient medium. Bioresource Technology. 130:125-135.

Kridelbaugh D, Hughes S, Allen T and Doerner KC. (2009) Production of 4-ethylphenol from 4-hydroxycinnamic acid by Lactobacillus sp. isolated from a swine waste lagoon. J Appl Microbiol. 109:190-198.

Kridelbaugh D, Kulkarni G, Guss A and Metcalf WW. (2009) Hydrogen is a preferred intermediate in the energy conserving electron transport chain of Methanosarcina barkeri. PNAS 106:15915-15920.

Kridelbaugh D and Doerner K. (2009) Development of a defined medium for Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775. Lett Appl Microbiol. 48(4):426-32.

Doerner K, Mason B, Kridelbaugh D and Loughrin J. (2009) Fe(III) stimulates 3-methylindole and 4-methylphenol production in swine lagoon enrichments and Clostridium scatologenes ATCC 25775. Lett Appl Microbiol. 48(1):118-24.

Thekkeveetil T, Hobbs HA, Wang Y, Kridelbaugh D, Donnelly J, Hartman GL and Domier LL. (2007) First report of soybean dwarf virus in soybean in Northern Illinois. Plant Disease 91(12):1686.

Ali MH, Kridelbaugh D and Wencewicz T. (2007) Ceric ammonium nitrate catalyzed oxidation of sulfides to sulfoxides. Synthesis 22:3507-3511.