Ashtyn Zinn

Finding your grad school family

July 6, 2018
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The scientific community is comprised mostly of transplants–people who work or study somewhere far from home and family. I find…

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Burnout: solutions from 10,000 feet

April 20, 2018
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As the spring semester comes to an end, I often find myself joking with our first-year graduate students, “Welcome to…

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Paying it forward: how we can do better for our undergrads

February 23, 2018
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The vast majority of us discovered our love of research in our undergraduate career and some of us even earlier…

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A positive spin on the power of negative data

January 23, 2018
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When discussing our recent experiments, I often hear fellow grad students say, “it didn’t work.” But, in fact, the experiment…

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