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Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist

Posted by , on 5 March 2012

I recently saw a documentary about graduate students called Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist (available to watch here). It’s hour long movie follows several PhD students from Lawrence ...

Wellcome PhD - Lab 3: Pigs that fly

Posted by , on 8 December 2011

This is my personal report on the last of three laboratory projects which I have undertaken during the rotation year of my 4-year Wellcome Trust PhD. I studied how flies ...

Doing Science in Barcelona

Posted by , on 22 November 2011

Blog entry When thinking Barcelona, what first comes to mind is probably the football and Olympic games, the beaches, relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, siesta and long nights out. All of it ...

Wellcome PhD – Lab 2: Tea at the poles

Posted by , on 12 July 2011

This is my personal report on the second of three laboratory projects which I have undertaken during the rotation year of my 4-year Wellcome Trust PhD. I studied how yeast ...

Wellcome to the Node

Posted by , on 19 April 2011

Hello ‘the Node’, it’s very nice to be here. :) This is the first of my cross-posts between the Wellcome Trust and The Node talking about myself and the research ...

Natural Disasters and University Disruptions

Posted by , on 6 February 2011

Natural disasters can be powerfully destructive forces. At the very least, they have a habit of interrupting our lives and work. Damage varies depending on the intensity of nature’s fury ...

Blogging the Flood at the University of Queensland

Posted by , on 30 January 2011

On January 12th, about three quarters of the Australian State of Queensland was flooded as local rivers and creeks overflowed from rainfall. Needless to say, it’s been an extremely wet ...

Double bill: Bringin' Stickleback / Bad Project

Posted by , on 24 January 2011

Is this Monday not quite giving you the results you were hoping for? Cheer up with a few science music videos. This one, “Bad Project”, is being emailed around rapidly ...

The Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss

Posted by , on 5 January 2011

But you know he’ll always keep movin’ You know he’s never gonna stop movin’ Cause he’s rollin’, he’s a rollin’ stone ~ Baker Street, by Gerry Rafferty (Link to Song ...

International experience

Posted by , on 26 November 2010

Hello, I am Terry Jackson, a 6th year PhD student in Genetics and Genomics at Duke University which is located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. I am working on my ...

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