Author Archives: myscientificlife
I TA early this semester. For example, I arrived to campus at 6:25 this morning for class (really, 6:25 am). It’s currently 8:51 am, I’m starving, and debating whether or not to eat my lunch (or second breakfast like a … Continue reading
Since I haven’t been around a ton lately, I thought I would share a bit of what’s going on in my life right now. Science!! For the past 2 months I have been running an experiment. I hope to get … Continue reading
I need some sciency books to read while on vacation. Any suggestions?
July sucked. TAing was intense, my experiment has had some major setbacks, I had events every weekend, and I moved. I’m hoping August will be kinder to me than July was. I hope to finish collecting data for my experiment, … Continue reading
So it seems like that time of the year where everyone is beginning to look towards the future and apply to graduate school, medical school, internships, etc. Recently I have had a couple of students who were in my recitation … Continue reading
Once again, since my TAing has ramped up for the summer, I am buried in a pile of grading. I’ve noticed that I’ve started to prioritize my teaching (read: grading) over other things, such as reading papers, figuring out what … Continue reading
When listening to lectures about the history of biology or evolution, I can’t help feeling sad for Wallace. He always seems to be completely forgotten or quickly stated as an afterthought.