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[9 Sep 2011 | 1,739 Comments | ]

Three quick pieces of advice to TAs from Ben Wiggins, who chatted with us about teaching and talking about science:
1. Come in humble. If you do, you can serve a lot of people. If you come in demanding respect for your position, you will lose people.
2. Be as efficient as you can. The coolest things about teaching won’t happen until the other prep (like planning, grading, etc.) is done.
3. You will make mistakes. Don’t be afraid of them. By making mistakes and accepting it, …

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[9 Sep 2011 | 1,259 Comments | ]
Photo contest: Show us your worst contamination photos!

We want to see your best/worst contamination photos!

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[9 Sep 2011 | 1,568 Comments | ]
An MCB faculty perspective on women in science

Understanding why the faculty gender imbalance persists and how it impacts the experiences of women at MCB affiliated institutions.

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[8 Sep 2011 | 2,302 Comments | ]
Funding opportunities for MCB students

Many MCB students apply for the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, but it is not necessarily the best option for everyone. What if your project is disease based, and therefore likely to be rejected by the NSF? Or you are an international student? Or you simply do not receive the NSF fellowship? There are a variety of other funding sources available, which are summarized here.

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[30 Aug 2010 | 1,318 Comments | ]
Viruses, films and octopi, oh my! – Semih Tareen

When asked what they would bring to a desert island if they could only bring one thing, most people have a funny response. Semih Tareen, a recent graduate of the MCB program, has a most intriguing response; he would bring his “snorkel, so that [he] can continue hunting octopus.”