Summer Series

Every journey begins with a single step.  Those who chase two rabbits catch neither. Life's a journey, not a race. Enjoy your achievements, as well as your plans.  Love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life. Focus on the journey, not the destination. The way to eat an elephant is … Continue reading Summer Series

I F*ed Up

By Anonymous, part of The Summer Series of guest posts I have no advice. If you want to keep reading, you’re going to read how I’ve fucked up trying to make the transition from PhD to postdoc. I don’t have enough publications. Every presentation I see about “successful” postdocs and grant applications, they have an … Continue reading I F*ed Up

The Straightforward Academic (or: Your advisor also poops)

By Sho Tsuji, part of The Summer Series of guest posts Not pursuing a PhD was, frankly, never part of my thought process. My parents are both researchers (albeit, in Biophysics and Physical Chemistry), and I grew up spending Sunday afternoons in the lab proudly reproducing the Briggs-Rauscher reaction in my own little lab coat … Continue reading The Straightforward Academic (or: Your advisor also poops)