Tag Archives: women in science

Some thoughts on the zeitgeist.

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve probably noticed that the topic della settimana is *~women in science blogging*~. Kate Clancy posted a summary of the #scio11 panel discussion on women who blog under their real name. A few days … Continue reading

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The year to come

I have blogged before on the transition into grad school and my progress in the past year, but this month’s Scientiae is about looking in the future to the year to come. This coming year is going to be pretty … Continue reading

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Mr./Ms. vs Dr.

Today I received the following email: Hello. I took [class] with Ms. B—— about two – three years ago, and currently I’m in the process of applying to graduate school. The graduate school that I am applying to would like … Continue reading

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How important are appearances, really?

Like every other grad student in history (I imagine), I have mixed feelings about my advisor. There are lots of things about him that I respect, and there are many ways in which he’s been an immense help to me, … Continue reading

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Letter gender.

Lately I’ve been tracking down articles from a lab that studies my newly-discovered protein channels in a different part of the body, so that I can hopefully figure out how they’re arranged in that system and see if that works … 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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