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I had a past that told me that I had to do whatever it took to reach the end of the road I was stuck on. But this piece of advice helped me realize that I can veer off course to find the path that’s right for me.
Mental health issues impact my life as a PhD student as well as my future life as a scientist. Let’s talk about the impact these issues have and how we can create a community that fosters scientists who have chronic depression and anxiety.
In science, we fail all the time. But we don’t talk about it nearly as much. Here’s what you need to know about failure in science.
There is a lot of discussion in science right now about diversity (though not nearly enough). I’d like to focus today on, 1) how I define diversity and 2) what diversity does for science.
“Race doesn’t exist.” I remember the first time I heard this. I was in my evolution class in undergrad. My professor pulled up a picture of two subspecies of bird. They looked exactly alike, and my professor mentioned that there is less genetic diversity between humans than between these two identical looking subspecies of bird. Then…
That Profound Moment I was late that morning to the Precision Health Symposium, having slept in and missed my train, but the first speaker was still talking when I arrived. Instead of pushing my way around round tables that didn’t quite make sense for a day of presentations, I chose to stand at the back…