A Reflection on and Summary of my Zebrafish Research

Today as I reentered the zebrafish lab, I felt a sense of both accomplishment and victory. I had many goals coming into this summer which included producing high effort in the lab, managing my time effectively, and committing to the sometimes mundane process of research. Another one of these goals was to make a scientific impact through the finding of something different – a new test that biologists could use to test zebrafish with different types of manipulations. I am pleased with my performance over the summer as I felt I did what was necessary to be successful in research. This time, the kind of success I was striving for did not come; but with time, I believe there will be a breakthrough.

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