By Anna Czarkwiani
Last summer I had the great pleasure and privilege to attend the six-week, summer Embryology course at the Marine Biological Laboratory in the beautiful town of Woods Hole, Mass. The course is legendary, as having been established in 1893, it has spit out some of the most prominent scientists in the field of developmental biology. After always finding an excuse not to apply (just starting my PhD, too much work in my second year, writing up in my third year) I finally decided to apply last year and was incredibly fortunate to get in. To those reading this and wondering themselves whether to apply for the 2018 call (http://www.mbl.edu/education/courses/embryology/) – I can promise that this course will change your life*.
During those six weeks I learned a vast amount of useful and important things but the single, most important thing I got out of it was getting rid of fear. Read more …
Caption: Anna Czarkwiani in the 2017 Embryology course.