Over at Bitesize Bio, Jode Plank dissects the decision-making process behind choosing a graduate adviser. "Do you want to work for the energetic assistant professor that joined the department last year, or go for the seasoned full professor with a twenty year history of training young scientists?" Plank asks. He opines the "good, the bad, and the ugly" ramifications of both choices.

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