Day in the Life

For Dr27, the pace of work was the most surprising aspect of becoming a staff scientist. "Since I'm working on various projects at the same time, I do have to plan my time carefully, so I can try to keep everyone satisfied," Dr27 writes at the 1 DegreeBio blog. Working in a structural biology lab, the blogger's primary responsibilities include training staff, collecting data, "keeping the lab in shape, ordering supplies, [and] maintaining the lines of communication ...

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