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Lindsey Backman: Biochemist, mentor, and advocate

Hannah Meiseles | MIT News Office

Publication Date: September 28, 2021

The PhD candidate studies the human microbiome and its proteins, while also championing the Latinx community on MIT’s campus. Raised in Tampa, Florida, Lindsey Backman takes pride in her family’s …

By MIT News
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One mentor isn’t enough. Here’s how I built a network of mentors

By Erika Moore

“Unfortunately, I don’t have the bandwidth for a mentorship relationship right now.” “I’m not sure I can help.” “Why are we meeting again?” Those are just a few of the responses I’ve received in my quest to …

By Simona Rosu
Simona Rosu Senior Assistant Director, Postdoctoral Career and Professional Development Simona Rosu
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“Managing Up” Your Advisor or Supervisor

Tuesday, September 14th, 3 PM EST; Virtual.

Our relationships with research advisors and professional supervisors have a tremendous effect on our well-being and growth. This workshop will teach principles and skills to help you “manage up” your supervisors here at …

By Amanda Cornwall
Amanda Cornwall Associate Director, Graduate Student Professional Development Amanda Cornwall
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