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Diary of a new PI

So here I am, I’ve survived the transition from post-doc to lecturer. For the uninitiated, PI stands for Principle Investigator which started as an American term but has been widely adopted. Strictly speaking it refers to lead investigator of a … Continue reading

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The life of a scientist is never dull! (Part 2)

It’s been another varied and exciting week for me as I begin the transition between my current job as a post-doc and my future job as a lecturer in biomedical science at the University of Greenwich. Thankfully it hasn’t been … Continue reading

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The diary of a post-doc

Today, Tuesday the 26th of July 2011, marks the beginning of my final month as a post-doc. I say that with some pride but also a little sadness. My new job will be the beginning of a new era and … Continue reading

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The life of a scientist is never dull! (Part 1)

But it is at times a little insanely busy! In the lab I’m currently working on two projects, one is the research project I’ve been working on for a long time and I’m currently writing up part of it as … Continue reading

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Solutions?

I was going to write the next instalment of my thoughts on the Women of Outstanding Achievement but I find my thoughts very much focussed on the careers of post-docs at the moment, so if you want to read that … Continue reading

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1000 genomes

Having discussed some of the issues I think it’s worth considering before deciding whether to get your own genome sequenced, I thought I would follow it up with why it is a good idea to sequence lots of people’s genomes! … Continue reading

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So what do you actually do?

I find this one of the toughest questions to answer. I can think of an explanation fairly readily but it’s hard to know if I’m really giving an answer that means something to the person I’m talking to. I’ve often … Continue reading

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