Klarsonisms: a romance edition

During my almost 2 month hiatus from this blog (mostly because I haven't thought of anything worth shouting into the internet void), I've made some pretty positive changes in my life. I've started running again. I had a really good talk with my PI, and I feel a lot more confident in my research. I'm … Continue reading Klarsonisms: a romance edition


Developing Myself

You know that song by the Talking Heads that goes, "And you may ask yourself... How did I get here?"  Well, I already wrote a blog post about that. But honestly, not much has changed regarding how I feel about grad school. The other day, my boss actually compared me to a gerbil running on … Continue reading Developing Myself

STEM doesn’t stand for “Smarter Than Everyone (else), Man”

I just realized that I've been working at Vanderbilt for over 100 days now.  Things have finally begun to feel more natural - I know where most of the buildings are, I optimized my bike route to work, and I even joined the BME grad student council e-board.  As each day passes, I feel more … Continue reading STEM doesn’t stand for “Smarter Than Everyone (else), Man”