Monthly Archives: June 2010

Modeling

The core of my thesis is in quantifying and analyzing a certain class of organic molecule in a certain part of a certain organ, and how altering which/how many subtypes of those organic molecules that are present can change the … Continue reading

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Touched by Isis

I almost forgot to mention that the always helpful and perpetually entertaining Dr. Isis answered one of my questions on her blog today. I feel quite blessed and armed with information.

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Navel-gazing about anxiety.

Sometimes I am surprised by how confident I’ve become as a scientist and as a student, especially considering how anxiety-ridden I used to be. Two years ago I was a 5th year senior doing undergrad research in the same lab … Continue reading

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I am vindicated!

Study: highly-rated professors are. . . overrated Professors rated highly by their students tended to yield better results for students in their own classes, but the same students did worse in subsequent classes. The implication: highly rated professors actually taught … Continue reading

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Hello World!

I am notorious for starting blogs with great enthusiasm only to abandon them a few months later. I haven’t blogged in almost two years, so we’ll see how long this one lasts. I’ve been reading student and faculty blogs for … Continue reading

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