Month: July 2016

Week Four

Today is the Tuesday of my fifth week here in Ensenada, but this post is about my last week.  Last Monday I continued working in cell culture with Johanna.  I’ve been kept pretty busy, working on the photo-aging project with my mentor, while also working on the sea anemone/conotoxin project with Kevin and his mentors. …

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Week 4: My Project

It has been 4 weeks out of the 10 weeks stationed in Taiwan. In the beginning, it was a little nerve wracking to adjust to a different culture with the language barrier, meeting new people, and getting to know the workplace more often. First few weeks you are adjusting to the lab setting and figuring …

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Sipi Falls Adventure!

This weekend Peery, AJ, and I journeyed to Sipi Falls with the Mackerere University student from Uganda. Sipi Falls are located in Eastern Uganda (near my district Mbale) in the Kapchorwa district and are made up of 3 waterfalls total. The waterfalls are on the edge of Mt. Elgon. Mt Elgon also borders Kenya. Driving …

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What’s your name? | Ni jiao shenme mingzi Four weeks have passed since I arrived to Taiwan. The first week I backpacked throughout Taiwan with my cohort, the second week I explored Kaohsiung and met my lab mentor and lab mates, and on the third week I was able to start my research project. This …

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