Tag: PhD life

The Longest Two Minutes of my Scientific Career

by Daniel Jacobson My science success story came tumbling down at around 6pm in early January 2020. As a 24-year-old, second-year PhD student, I hesitate to...
Camille Hurley

“From Breakdown to Breakthrough: My Success Story”: WINNER of the 2nd...

This summer, we invited cancer researchers at all levels to write a blog post for the second EACR Science Communication Prize around the theme...
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Multi-Analyte Multi-Omic Liquid Biopsy Testing for Therapy Management of Breast Cancer...

Corinna Keup writes for the EACR in the latest Industry Sponsored article about her research studies on liquid biopsies. Title: Postdoctoral Researcher Institution: Department of Gynecology...
Nareg Pınarbaşı

A harmonious lab: The reward of all

On Christmas 2007, I asked Santa for a microscope set. For a young girl in kindergarten, the wish seemed absurd. But Santa -my mom-, granted...

Career in cancer research: a noble quest?

It starts out with fairytales about knights and dragons. It blossoms when you, like me, dress as Wonder Woman at Halloween. It continues with...

With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility

The hiring and firing of PhD students is not unusual in a graduate school. However, the power balance is skewed more towards the PhD...
Maria Clara Liuzzi

Mind your Mind: Mental health During Your PGR Journey

"Mens sana in corpore sano" ("a healthy mind in a healthy body") is a quote from the poet Juvenal which highlights the importance of...

My Ph.D. adviser fired me. Here’s how I moved on

By Anurag Srivastava My Ph.D. adviser called me into his office, saying I needn’t bring my notebook. Puzzled, I followed him and sat down. We’d met...

Gujarati, Academic, Woman: Navigating different cultures and identities

By Diviya Gorsia I count myself incredibly privileged to have had the support and insistence of my parents in educating their own only daughter as...

Researchers of Novosanis: My unexpected path to a PhD in collaboration...

I was always fascinated by the human body, and how it works; that is how I ended up pursuing my professional bachelor's degree in...

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