Earlier last semester, Dr. Meredith Drake Reitan from the Graduate School at USC established a writing group for female graduate students. With dedicated meeting times every other week across both campuses – UPC and HSC, she would host past “boot campers” (students that went through their external fellowship boot camp) in comfortable rooms for some valuable quiet time. Although I … Read More

2019 picked up so quickly! From January 2nd-6th, I attended the Biomedical Engineering Society’s Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Conference in Coronado, CA. During the sessions in the mornings and evenings, I had opportunities to connect with graduate students and faculty working on projects in the same field as my own. Unlike the general annual meetings, this conference was much smaller, … Read More