On Leveraging Immortality, Splicing, and Erythroid Stem Cells

Annie Xia, COL ’25, Cincinnati, Ohio

This summer, I was glad to have the opportunity to continue my work at the Jurado Lab at Perelman’s Department of Microbiology. Coming into Penn as an aspiring physician-scientist, I’d always hoped to hone …

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First Day at a New Job? Here Are the 3 Most Important Questions to Ask

When it’s our first day at a new job, we tend to have all the questions. And If you know me or you’re familiar with my career advice (or if I’ve ever been your direct report!), you may know that …

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Advice for new faculty!

With graduation right around the corner, many soon-to-be PhDs and postdocs will be beginning their first role as a faculty member.  Earlier this semester, Penn’s Career Services hosted a First Generation Graduate Student Week, which included a panel of faculty …

By Dianne Hull
Dianne Hull Senior Associate Director, Graduate Students & Postdocs
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A Summer With The Pioneer In Nutritional Psychiatry

Vina Tran, COL ’25, Lawndale, CA

Nutritional psychiatry is a rapidly rising field of research that has so much potential in shaping brain health. Ever since indulging in Dr. Uma Naidoo’s book This is Your Brain on Food: An Indispensable …

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Engaging with Macro and Molecular Levels of Healthcare

Vincent Ni, COL ’25, Brooklyn, NY

This past summer, I had the opportunity to continue working in the lab of Dr. Meenhard Herlyn at the Wistar Institute, extending my part-time work to a full-time position during the summer months. During …

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