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A blogger wonders whether a PhD trains people to run a lab.

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One of the deficiencies of

One of the deficiencies of the PhD training program is not recognizing that a faculty member really is a small business sole proprietor. We try to incorporate some of the necessary training by opening our courses in Biotechnology Entrepreneurship to all graduate students. However, we are also experimenting with developing a course for graduate students under the rubric of the Scientist as a sole proprietor which should be taken by all POhD students irrespective of their intended future career path..