Elaine Guevara

A Quick Guide to Epigenetics

Recently, I’ve spent time at the National Museum of Natural History engaging with the public about my dissertation research on comparative primate epigenetics.

Courtney

On the Privilege of Pursuing Higher Education

As a 32 year-old first-year Master’s degree student hopefully en-route to a PhD program, I have done a lot of soul-searching in the past few months.

Things I wish I had known about getting a PhD

   The author and her cat. 

 

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Moving On Up: 5 Financial Secrets No One Tells You about Graduate School

Funded! Receiving an award letter to graduate school is one of the (hopefully many) highs in an academic’s life.

Eve

Moving Forward

I am a writer before I am a scientist.

KO

Endangered apes

Over the past summer, I was collecting pilot data for my dissertation project on the locomotion of wild African apes, so I spent my time hiking in the forest and watching mountain gorillas in Volca

Amelia

Surviving Graduate School as the Minority Representative

I grew up in Phoenix, AZ, specifically in South Phoenix, which is a predominately Mexican-American community. I am Mexican-American.

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Multitasking for the 21st Century Grad Student

The month of May is often a whirlwind! Everyone is busy transitioning from the semester to their summer research (or, for the lucky ones, vacation!).

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All about that Bass(icrania)

As a grad student you are constantly reminded of the importance of networking. Connections you make today can lead to future research projects and job opportunities.

Cass

Serendipity and Bonobos

About this time last year, I faced an all too familiar problem for researchers in our field — I wanted access to specimens that just weren’t readily available.  You see, last spring I