By: Eunice KimContinue reading “January Scientist of the Month”
Join us for the 17th Annual Women in Medicine Research Day!
Top Ten Nerdy Memes for Your Valentine
The average nerd love thinks of love as a chemical reaction but the true intellectual knows nothing says “let’s propagate our gene pool” like a good meme or pun on matters of the heart.
Follow along our top tier list of valentine puns that will knock your partner’s goggles off.
- Nary a bond stronger than that of positive data and the PI.
2. A truly toxic relationship. Consider couple’s therapy.
3.Classic molecular bonding pun.
4. For the electrical set.
5. Is love a type 1 or type 2 error?
6. Darwin and I both …
7.Can someone explain this one to us?
Honorable mention :
9. For those in a committed relationship with their calculator.
10. Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!
Are you a Stony Brook student? Do you have children?
Join Students with Children for their first meeting!
GWISE member and Genetics PhD Candidate Kelly Hills-Muckey is also the president of a new organization: Students with Children. Join them for their first meeting on Friday, February 12 at 1pm. More information is here.
COVID-19 Questions? 10 Answers from SBU
Stony Brook has set up a Coronavirus Information website with press releases and lots of information on the virus and how the school is handling it. Perhaps the best section for getting your questions answered is the FAQs, which are frequently updated with new information: https://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/coronavirus/faq/index.php
Here are 10 Questions and Answers we found the most relevant for graduate students at SBU.Continue reading “COVID-19 Questions? 10 Answers from SBU”
March 2020 Woman Scientist of the Month
10 Women Scientists You Should Know
If you are needing a little mid-week inspiration, get to know these 10 incredible women who made – or are making – great strides that may not always land them in the history books.
Here’s to great women. May we know them, may we be them.
ONE – Marie Curie – Chemist
Born in Warsaw in 1867, Marie Curie started her journey in science with her father as her teacher. She went on to study physics and mathematics in Paris, where she met her husband, Pierre Curie. She was the first woman to be the Professor of General Physics.
February 2020 Woman Scientist of the Month
Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics, National Academy of Sciences member, MacArthur Fellow
Born in August 17th, 1954, Ingrid Daubechis, a Belgian physicist and mathematician, revolutionized signal processing with her work on orthogonal bases of compact support, which has impacted audio, image, video devices and communication systems. Her ‘Daubechis wavelets’, are used for signal coding and data compression, are now an crucial tool for signal processors.
The Mystery of Fellowship Taxes
BY: Diana Lutz
Every graduate student who has ever applied for a fellowship, like the NSF GRFP or GAANN, has heard those sweet, sweet words. Tax. Free. Year after year, students spend hours crafting their personal statements and research proposals, and every year they hear that winning this fellowship comes with 0 taxes as a cherry on top. As a recent recipient of the NSF GRFP, I am here to dispel the myth that fellowships are magical, non-taxable free money.Continue reading “The Mystery of Fellowship Taxes”
Get Slimy with GWISE!
By: Caitlyn Cardetti
We had a great time showing kids and adults how to make slime this past weekend at Stony Brook University’s CommUniversity Day! We chose to do slime because… who doesn’t love slime?! It’s appropriate for essentially all ages and we thought teaching our community about polymers really unites the science of all our members – chemistry, physics, biology, engineering and (a bit of a stretch but) psychology too. Well, psychology in the sense that slime doubles really well as a stress ball, the clean up maybe not so much…Continue reading “Get Slimy with GWISE!”