Category Archives: Life and science

The role of storytelling in scientific writing

I wrote this privately 2 years ago, reflecting on my first publication. Later I saw that others had already been having a similar discussion (see this piece by Yarden Katz), so I thought this would be good to share here. … Continue reading

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A “diauxic shift” to a new beginning

Throughout grad school I’ve had many ideas I wanted to write about, or tools I’d developed that I wanted to explain and share, but these never seemed quite “serious” enough to spend time on. So, for the most part, I … Continue reading

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What are graduate school interviews like?

This was originally posted on the Harvard Sysbio blog It Takes 30. To help 2011 graduate school interviewees, I collected some advice from current Systems Biology graduate students. Here are their thoughts:

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