New graduate students or advisors take note: Bitesize Bio's Suzanne Kennedy gives 10 tips to help you or your student survive those graduate-student years. First, Kennedy suggests finding a mentor who can help you when your advisor is playing hard to get. She also advises making friends with everyone — "don't burn any bridges" — and collaborating with other labs. On the more technical side, Kennedy recommends cleaning the incubators regularly and having your own stock of reagents to keep contamination low.
For the Young 'Uns
Aug 17, 2009