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So you’ve picked a lab. Now what?

So you’ve picked a lab. Now what?

written by Anjali Balakrishnan It’s the month of January. You have made the choice for your graduate career following short-lived lab rotations. The decision was made either using lengthy pro-con lists, or perhaps you heeded the advice of fellow graduate students, or you turned to […]

Rotation Reflections

Rotation Reflections

Last fall, the Biochemistry Department introduced a major change in the graduate program regarding first year structure. All incoming students are now required to undergo three five-week rotations before choosing a permanent lab.

A Guide to Choosing the Right Lab

A Guide to Choosing the Right Lab

by Louis Ho Choosing the right lab can be a daunting task. Especially if you’re planning to stay for the long-haul.

The Final Hurdle: Dr. Nikko Torres tells us about his PhD Defense

The Final Hurdle: Dr. Nikko Torres tells us about his PhD Defense

Written by Andrew Zhai Take a moment and think about some traditional milestones in life and how long they take to occur. It takes four years to graduate from high school. Four years to earn a bachelor’s degree. Couple’s date for an average of three […]