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Growing Up in Science - student edition

01/31/2020 - 1:00pm to 2:20pm
8610 Kennel Way La Jolla, CA 92037, US
Event Description: 

Have you ever wondered what your advisor or committee member struggled with as a graduate student? What they struggle with now? Growing up in science is a conversation series that is not about science, but about becoming and being a scientist. At each event, one faculty member shares their life story, with a focus on struggles, failures, doubts, detours, and weaknesses.  But this one will feature SIO students: Alyssa Griffin, Rishi Sugla, Tashiana Osborne, and Angelica Rodriguez!


Common topics include dealing with expectations (your own and others), impostor syndrome, procrastination, the role of luck, rejection, and conflicts with advisors, but these topics are always embedded in the speaker's broader narrative. For more info on the series origination, see


January's Growing up in Science will feature students from SIO.


January 31, 2019

1:00pm - 2:20pm

SIO, Eckart Community Room 117


**This event is for graduate students and postdocs only (other than guest and moderator)

**Please bring your lunch (or eat before), we will provide coffee, tea, and some snacks. Please also plan to bring your own cup, plate, and silverware to make this event more sustainable.


Funds for food are provided by UCSD GSA.  Event organized by WMIS at SIO and Dr. Jane Willenbring.

For more information on this event, contact: 
Jane Willenbring
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