Daily Archives: March 29, 2008

The First Graduate Student (Officially)

The past week was a big week for the juniorprof lab… We lucked into getting some very nice (and very expensive) hand-me-down equipment from a closing lab allowing us to save a good portion of the startup funds.  We sent off a big grant for one of NIH’s new mechanisms and our first graduate student officially joined the lab.  All of these things are important but I am especially stoked to have successfully recruited the grad student.  Why? Continue reading