I’m Ellie Hurer and I am a structural biology PhD student at the University of Hertfordshire. I am researching a protein called S100P, that is implicated in Pancreatic cancer. I started my PhD straight from my undergraduate in Biochemistry, which I found to be a massive jump! I really enjoy my research but I also love my outside life. I […]
A few weeks ago my honours student asked to meet to discuss her options for next year. She wanted to know more about what a PhD entails and I realised during this chat how much my opinion of a PhD as changed from first year to fourth year. We spoke about the positives of a PhD, such as the flexible […]
Featured ‘Day in the life of’ : Lily, PhD student studying the role of oxidative stress in the brain.
I’m Lily, a second year PhD student at Curtin University and the Perron Institute here in Perth, Australia. I study the role of oxidative stress in the brain in Multiple Sclerosis and neurotrauma. Most days, you’ll either find me in the lab or doing desk work, so I’ve tried to highlight a day where I got to do both! I’m […]
It has been a while since I have posted a PhD thoughts post- check out the last one here….. “I needed to stop doing my PhD full time so badly” “I will be able to work on my PhD before and after work and on the weekends…easy peasy” “So this is what work outside of academia is like…..” “I don’t […]
Hi everyone, I’m Zoya (click here for instagram) and I am currently a Biomedical Science student about to begin my third year of undergrad this September! Throughout my second year of study I’ve had the opportunity to learn about a whole range of subject areas from pharmacology to molecular biology to human anatomy. My day to day tends to differ […]
Hello! My name is Tori and welcome to The Day in the Life of a Tiny but Mighty Scientist! I am a recent graduate of Fort Lewis College with a Bachelors of Science in Cellular and Molecule Biology. Now, I’m currently a PhD student at the University of Arizona and will start my program this coming August. My most recent […]
I’m a PhD candidate at the University of Georgia studying genetics and developmental biology. I specifically study how the parathyroid (what controls how much calcium is in your blood versus your bones) and thymus (creates your T cells, an important part of your immune system) come from the *exact* same tissue. I do this by trying to find out what […]