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The Incubator Blog

Hatching conversations about science
BIOME Blurbs
Dive into discussions on mentoring—including lab environments, best practices, personal experiences, and the latest literature!
Dive into discussions on mentoring—including lab environments, best practices, personal experiences, and the latest literature!
Conservation Chronicles
A blog series devoted to stories about conservation and animal behavior.
Conservation Chronicles is a blog series dedicated to demystifying the field of conservation and behavior. In this series, we share real stories from scientists that study animal behavior ex-situ and in-situ, insights into conservation and reflections on how it all mixes together!
Greenhouse
Explore our newest mini-series focusing on climate change, sustainability, and science!
To combat climate change and preserve the planet, we must listen to the science. Greenhouse, RockEDU's sustainability hub, is here to help! This mini-series offers eco-friendly tips, lifestyle lessons, and resources rooted in research.
Perspectives
Sharing stories from students and professionals about their relationship with science.
Reflecting on experiences within science is critical in creating meaningful progress and authentically showcasing the relationships and experiences that exist in these spaces. Perspectives is all about sharing…you!
SSRP Icons
SSRP Icons highlight students’ real life experiences in RockEDU’s Summer Science Research Program including: why they chose the program, lessons learned and everything in between. Get to know our phenomenal students!
SSRP Icons highlight students’ real life experiences in RockEDU’s Summer Science Research Program including: why they chose the program, lessons learned and everything in between. Get to know our phenomenal students!
Meet the Mentors
Dive into the profiles of the Rockefeller and Tri-I community members who support our RockEDU Mentorship Ecosystem and inspire the next generation of scientists!
Parts per Millions
Science Spotlight
Scientists of New York
Meet the melting pot of NYC scientists through the ScioNY blog series.
Through our Scientists of New York (ScioNY) series we hope to change the stereotypical perceptions of what a scientist looks like and highlight the diversity of STEM professionals in NYC. Come meet our scientists and learn about their stories!
Series

January 23, 2020 | Audrey Goldfarb

Sustainability at the Individual Level

One study estimated that worldwide in 2014, bioscience labs produced 5.5 million tons of plastic waste. …
January 13, 2020

Rachel Leicher

Outside of science, Rachel enjoys going to musicals and concerts, and exploring diverse cuisines. She also loves dancing, spending time outdoors, and participating in sports such as swimming & skiing!
January 9, 2020 | Rebecca Fox

Small Parts Make a Whole

As I watch a piece of paper slowly fall from the table, I catch myself beginning …
January 6, 2020 | Lizzie Krisch

Devany West

Outside of science, Devany enjoys participating in dance classes that range in genre from ballet to hip-hop. She also loves playing music, writing fiction and seeing live shows!
December 19, 2019 | Yemi Shin

Finding My Niche in Science: Combining Research, Education, and Creativity

Growing up in the suburbs of South Korea, I did not live in close proximity to …
December 16, 2019

Devon Collins

Outside of science, Devon enjoys running and baking. Besides for that, he can be found on his sofa, watching Neflix while his pets fight for lap space.
December 12, 2019 | Audrey Goldfarb

My Perspective on Beginning Research with Mice

Growing up, I was surrounded and intrigued by biodiversity. It was habit to check under rocks …
December 5, 2019 | Cesar Vargas, Lizzie Krisch (Editor)

The Art of Doing Science

Left brain vs. Right brain. Did we ever decide who won that battle? Or, have we always …
November 25, 2019

Eric N. Chiles

Outside of science, Eric makes sure to prioritize self-care. He enjoys playing with his dog, spending time with friends and family, practicing his art, throwing weights around + watching Law & Order!
November 21, 2019 | Sarah Baker

Using Natural Selections to Communicate, Collaborate, and Grow

Growing up, I had no set idea of what I wanted to be when I got …
November 18, 2019

Maria Strangas

In her free time, Maria enjoys hiking and having friends over for dinner. She is also a coordinator for the NYC pod of 500 Women Scientists!
November 14, 2019 | Donovan Phua

Climbing into Details

To the untrained eye, every rock formation looks relatively similar. No notable crevices or ledges can …
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