Research Spotlight: Kelly Chacón


After a nontraditional path that included earning a GED when she was 22, Chacón battled imposter syndrome and anxiety in her quest for an academic science career.

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From science to sickness: I had my ‘crazy’ removed


Theresa Abell writes about decoding the mystifying symptoms of Cushing’s disease as a grad student in biology — and the brain surgery that brought her relief.

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2018: Back to the lab


Daniel Pham and Andre Porter offer helpful tips for grad students returning to the bench after winter break, e.g., don’t bring that leftover eggnog to share with the lab.

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The leap from two-year to four-year institutions


Symposium participants address issues that challenge transfer students and work to build bridges in molecular life science education.

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