The Beginning Stages: Reading, exploring, practicing- Post #2

The past two weeks my mind has been occupied not with my own brilliant ideas, but with the brilliant intellectual research contributions of my predecessors. As with any research project, especially to one relatively new to a lab, I have to learn all about the background information and the fundamental concepts surrounding my research project. This synthetic review of lab literature not only helps me understand the conceptual side of my research project, but it will undoubtedly keep me from making mistakes in my method and the execution of experiments testing my hypotheses.

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