This week’s Neuron has an extremely well written article on advice for students entering Ph.D. programs (http://www.cell.com/neuron/abstract/S0896-6273%2813%2901191-4). This follows on from Ben Barre’s article in Cell. It’s rare that I agree with everything said in an article but every point here is spot on! Indeed, I think PIs can take some of this advice to heart to…experienced or not.
Advice for Ph.D students
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