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Reflection: Inclusive Science Communication Symposium at University of Rhode Island

In September 2018, I attended the Metcalf Institute’s first science communication event focused entirely on inclusion. The first thing I noticed was the friendliness of everyone in the room. Everyone was there to make new friends and find more support … Continue reading

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Conference reflection: American Association for the Advancement of Science 2018 Annual Meeting

In February 2018, I attended the American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. I presented my dissertation research as a poster in the new E-poster format and spent a ton of time networking and learning … Continue reading

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Beyond the dissertation: what I have learned in grad school

A few words of advice from a sage old graduate student. Continue reading

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Society For Neuroscience 2017 Annual Meeting Reflection: blogger, workshop leader and scientific presenter

I began my day on November 10, 2017 with a doctor’s appointment. I needed to be cleared to get on the airplane to SFN 2017 because I was 8 months pregnant. I was cleared and I had a great conference. … Continue reading

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Conference: Wiring the Brain at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

In April 2017, I visited Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory for the third time to attend the Wiring the Brain conference. It was a small conference – around 150 people. We spent 4 days listening to talks, seeing posters and eating … Continue reading

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Writing for My Green Lab

At the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in November 2016, I met a wonderful group of people at My Green Lab. They are a nonprofit who help scientists and scientific facilities managers conduct science in a more sustainable way, from … Continue reading

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Writing for Science Policy with Rescuing Biomedical Research

I participated in the Rescuing Biomedical Research Writing Program in Summer 2017. Here’s a little bit about the process. Continue reading

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