I am excited to have you as part of the team!
Your beliefs, perspectives and identity as whole make our lab and our science not only possible but successful.
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Maintaining a Respectful Work Environment
We will maintain a work environment that is free of discrimination on any basis.
If you have any questions or should any issues arise please reach out to Dr.A.
There are also resources available on campus:
You can reach out to the Biology Department Chair, contact the Title IX and EEO office or the Counseling Center
Safety is KEY
There is a page about the safety training that is required for working in the lab. Maintaining safe practices keep you, your lab-mates and everyone working in Morrell safe.
If you are unsure of the safety requirements for a particular task ask Dr.A before you begin.
Coursework, other responsibilities and research can often be hard to juggle as an undergraduate (I know I often overloaded myself and could not do my best work as a result). I ask that you take time to reflect on your schedule and establish when each week you can carve out time to be in the lab. Based on that we can establish your project and the number of credits you will sign up for in a given semester. Having a schedule where you can come into the lab for a short amount of time every weekday and then have a larger slots of time 1-2 days a week is ideal. I expect you to be in lab when we agree upon and show up for all meetings on time and prepared. We will have a weekly lab meeting (day and time will depend on everyones schedules) and weekly individual meetings. I will challenge you to do your best work and expect a lot from you but know that I am here to support you not only in your research but as you progress through your career.
*inspiration from Sammons Lab at SUNY Albany