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I recently had the pleasure of seeing Ben Barres speak at my institution. His talk about his research on reactive astrocytes (something I knew nothing about) was very intriguing. But what I want to comment on here is the 5-minute … Continue reading
Today’s guest blogger is a PhD statistician, mother of two, and thirty-something transgender woman. She works in the medical device industry as an applied statistician, with specialization in the areas of experimental design, statistical process control, product reliability, and bad … Continue reading
I have a few thoughts that I have not seen discussed in the whole Tim Hunt storm. In case you have not been keeping up, you can read here a first hand account of Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt’s comments at … Continue reading
When the news of Nobel laureate Tim Hunt’s remarks at a convention of female scientist and science journalist broke out this week, my first thought was, Oops. Oops, because I am a culprit of crying in front of male advisers, … Continue reading
Check out my guest post on Tenure, She Wrote!
I just started a new job in a big city. This has been a huge change for me in many ways, and one refreshing change has been the new level of diversity I’ve experienced. I am a white woman who … Continue reading