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Some reading material

Seeing as a lot of us are working from home, self-isolating, or getting bombarded with rather depressing news, I thought I’d compile a list of previous posts that might tickle your fancy.

For those that want to think about a career in research:

Want to know whether you’re cut out for it?

Who works in a research lab, and how is it structured?

Not sure which lab to pick?

How does a Ph. D work?

What’s a typical day like for a Ph. D student?

Things I wish I knew before I started a Ph. D

How to write a Ph. D thesis

What is a scientific conference?

How do you write a scientific paper/manuscript?

On the long road to scientific publication

Not sure what to do after graduating from a science degree?

For those that want to know more about me and my career journey:

Part 1: High school

Part 2: First to second year Undergraduate student

Part 3: Third year Undergraduate student to Ph. D

The stuff I worked on

Moth stuff

Friends appreciation post

Trying to sort out where to live

A general post at the end of 2019 on my progress

Experimental procedures:

DNA: A general protocol of cloning (with ongoing follow up posts), plus how to look at DNA

Proteins: Protein gels and Western blots (Part 1 and Part 2)

How to study Bacterial effector translocation (i.e. transport of teeny Bacterial proteins into the host cell)

Other fun, bits and bobs:

How to say ‘I love you’ as a scientist

Teeny lab stuff

Hilarious science comics

Categories: Careers General General Lab Ph D posts

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A Ph. D graduate in Microbiology, residing in Victoria, Australia. Currently working in multiple locations but still in the STEM field. 👀 🦠 🧫 🧬

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