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The PhD and Postdoc Experience | Columbia

The PhD and Postdoc Experience

Swarnava Roy, Ph.D.
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For the past 8 years, I have been involved with lab research. The lab story for most PhDs and postdocs is more or less similar. In the following paragraphs, I wil put down my thoughts about what goes on inside a lab and the various challenges PhDs or postdocs encounter. The first thing any PhD candidate faces in a new lab is coming up with an independent project. This is the ...