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Is ‘optional’ really ‘optional’ for submitting GRE scores?

September 30, 2020
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The following content originally appeared September 21, 2019 as the post “Is ‘optional’ really ‘optional’ for submitting GRE scores?” on…

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How to pick the best graduate programs to apply to

September 23, 2020
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The following content originally appeared July 17, 2020 as the post “How to pick the best graduate programs to apply…

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Mental health resources for trainees are more important than ever

August 28, 2020
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Over the years, my siblings and close friends have sought mental health resources like therapy, psychoanalysis, or psychiatry, so I…

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Strategies to ace your qualifying exam

July 2, 2020
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“Top notch job!”, “Well done, excellent!”, read the report of my PhD qualifying exam. Buried among these was one more…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Veronica Segarra

May 14, 2020
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Veronica Segarra is an Assistant Professor in the Biology Department at High Point University in North Carolina. At HPU Veronica…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Dave Matus

May 12, 2020
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David (Dave) Q. Matus is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology at Stony Brook University…

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Accepting the ‘new normal’ as a trainee

May 11, 2020
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In my last post discussing social distancing as a trainee (link), I had been at home for one week and…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Tanner Fadero

April 24, 2020
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Tanner Fadero is a PhD candidate in Quantitative Biology at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, in Dr. Paul Maddox’s…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Molly Matty

April 23, 2020
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Molly Matty received her PhD in Genetics and Genomics from Duke University while working in the Tobin lab, and is…

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How Cell Biologists Work ‘at Home’ featuring Caroline Bartman

April 22, 2020
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Caroline Bartman is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Rabinowitz Lab in the Chemistry Department at Princeton University, where she studies…

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