Caitlyn Blake-Hedges

How scientific trainees can navigate the hurdles imposed by COVID-19: An interview with Sharon Milgram from NIH’s OITE

July 6, 2020
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We reached out to Sharon Milgram, the Director of the Office of Intramural Training & Education at the National Institutes…

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The ultimate dilemma of graduate student committee meetings: to bring food or not?

October 4, 2019
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Committee meetings are a common occurrence for graduate students and a great opportunity to share your data, gather feedback, work…

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Exploring our microscopic world at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

April 25, 2018

In early April, Washington, DC, was swarming with tourists for the annual Cherry Blossom Festival, but that wasn’t the only…

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We’re all frauds: managing imposter syndrome in grad school

March 30, 2018
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Imposter syndrome (or imposter phenomenon) is the feeling that you do not deserve to be where you are and that…

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Five tips for explaining your basic science research to non-scientists

January 26, 2018
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One of the hardest challenges we face as scientists is describing our work to friends and family from different walks…

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