Looking back on a challenging year, a medical student describes how 2020 revealed what is most important to him.
The prospect of helping patients is what attracted neuroscience graduate student Riley Bannon to the field of research, but this semester brought many humbling reminders that it is all too easy to lose sight of the bigger, human picture in translational research.
Jan 15, 2021 No comments
The Peer Collective coordinated a physically distanced gingerbread house decorating event to help bring together students this holiday season. Although the video-based social event was different from previous years, it also brought new opportunities for conversation and connection as attendees showed off their pets and decorations.
Jan 13, 2021 No comments
Fourth-year medical students forge a path through virtual residency interviews, deciding where they will spend years of their life, often without ever having visited.
Jan 8, 2021 No comments
Johns Hopkins University postdoc Surya C. shares insight into the challenges of being an international student and how he hopes to inspire the next generation of scientists.
Jan 6, 2021 No comments
This year, virtual conferences are the new normal. How do you get the most from this type of scientific event? Graduate student Stephanie Yang reflects on what she learned from her first virtual conference.
Dec 21, 2020 No comments
Have you ever wondered why worms and fish can regenerate lost limbs while humans can’t? Read how Seth Blackshaw’s developmental neuroscience lab uses insights from zebrafish to regrow damaged eye neurons in mice.
Dec 17, 2020 No comments
The COVID-19 pandemic has instilled feelings of uneasiness and fear, and raised questions about what the future holds. First-year medical student Sumil Nair looks at how these emotions are all too familiar to patients on the organ transplant list, a process dramatically affected by the pandemic.
Dec 15, 2020 No comments