By Sönke Johnsen

"Sönke Johnsen is deep-sea biologist and visual ecologist at Duke University and still can't believe that his background in math, art, and writing got him a paying job, let alone one that lets him go down in submarines. In his spare time, he takes pictures (see here) and works with his daughter to unlock new levels on Mariokart Wii."

ADVICE FOR POTENTIAL GRADUATE STUDENTS

(CLICK HERE FOR PIN-UP POSTER – pdf file ~85k) – We suggest photocopying at 129% – LTR to 11×17 – We currently have room in the lab for more graduate students. But before you apply to this lab or any other, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, be realistic about graduate school. Graduate school in biology is not a sure path to success. Many students assume that they will eventually get a job just like their advisor’s. However, the average professor at a research university has three students at a time for about 5 years each.…

ADVICE FOR POTENTIAL GRADUATE STUDENTS – A SCIENCE CREATIVE QUARTERLY PIN UP (NO. 5)

(CLICK HERE FOR PIN-UP POSTER – pdf file ~85k) – We suggest photocopying at 129% – LTR to 11×17 – We currently have room in the lab for more graduate students. But before you apply to this lab or any other, there are a few things to keep in mind. First, be realistic about graduate school. Graduate school in biology is not a sure path to success. Many students assume that they will eventually get a job just like their advisor’s. However, the average professor at a research university has three students at a time for about 5 years each.…