Monthly Archives: December 2010

Christmas Eve Discovery

Ah, the holiday season. I’m taking more time this year than┬áprevious ones, because it had been a year since I’d seen my family. Plus the lab is empty, I won’t be getting some key reagents until after the New Year, … Continue reading

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The difficulty of personal statements

What is it about writing personal statements that make the mind come to a screeching halt? It has been 8 years since I have had to write a personal statement for something on a professional level, at least having it … Continue reading

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12 Months of Biochembelle

First, a little bloggy business: As you probably know by now, I decided to stop blogging at LabSpaces (you can find my farewell post there) and will be posting all my ramblings here. I’ve been archiving my LabSpaces posts here … Continue reading

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Gender and blogging (and everything else)

Women–in many arenas–are often not as readily recognized or recalled as men in the same arenas. There are many causes and variables, ranging from overt sexism to much more socialization aspects. Often, there are many women in these arenas, they’re … Continue reading

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