Cold Spring Horror

No one would deny that grad school can be tough, but the program at Cold Spring Harbor sounds downright totalitarian.

At least, it does according to twitter user @CSHLaboratory, who has set up a parody feed featuring "news" from the institution. In a string of consistently hilarious, intermittently profane tweets, the anonymous tweeter paints CSH as a dystopian landscape of abused postdocs and dictatorial PIs – a sort of North Korea of academe, if you will.

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Related Posts

Technostalgia

Just Start

Grant Breakdown

The Other Path

Hard Work, Low Pay

In Genome Research this week: methylation patterns in multiple myeloma, recent Y chromosome bottleneck, and more.

By studying the spectra of microbes on Earth, a team of researchers hopes to be better equipped to detect any on other worlds.

SolveBio's Mark Kaganovich says at TechCrunch that genomics needs an app to push it into the mainstream.

A University of Michigan team is using a Facebook app to recruit and keep in touch with participants in its 'Genes for Good' project.