The Helix Blog
The Helix Blog gives voice to City of Hope graduate students and their research.
The only fellowship you don’t get is the one you don’t apply for...graduate student transition
January 20, 2012 | Damon Meyer
The transition from a graduate student to a post-doctoral fellow has been a very positive experience for me. During the final year of my graduate studies, I began looking for a postdoctoral position where I could learn protein biochemistry and work to establish a future for myself as an academic scientist. The difficulty for me lay in finding a lab with appropriate funding to support my studies while I applied for postdoctoral fellowships.