October 6, 2014
The Roles of Mentoring and Academic Genealogy in One Scholar’s Coming of Age As Taralyn Tan, PhD candidate in neurobiology in the laboratory of Sandeep Robert Datta , would tell you, genetics isn’t the only science that cares about lineage. Like her...
September 11, 2014
How Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard connects students with faculty mentors Savannah Turner and her Harvard mentor, Professor Evelynn Hammonds. Turner spent the summer between her sophomore and ​ junior years at Wesleyan working with...
May 21, 2014
Harvard Integrated Life Sciences and Tami Lieberman's work at the intersection of biology, math, and the clinic As Tami Lieberman, PhD ’14, considered her options for graduate school, she found herself drawn to Harvard’s Systems Biology PhD Program—...
July 26, 2012
Daria Van Tyne bends over a crimson disc, her gloved hand swinging the tip of a pipette in circles to agitate a mixture of substrate and human blood that fills the petri dish. It’s not apparent, but she’s a foot soldier in a war that has been raging...
June 27, 2011
Growing up on the east side of Manhattan, Adam Cohen didn’t have a typical upbringing. He didn’t have a functioning TV, for one. Instead, he lugged home broken TVs, along with computers and microwaves he had found in garbage bins, and took them...
May 20, 2011
When Emily Gardel arrived at Harvard to start a PhD program in applied physics, she admits to experiencing “a bit of a culture shock.” Gardel had come out of an undergraduate physics major at Smith College, and the scale and tenor of life at GSAS...

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