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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!
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.
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!
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!

May 6, 2019

Julia Derk

Outside of advocacy and activism, Julia loves yoga and meditation, going to concerts, traveling via citibike, cooking and experiencing all that life has to offer.
May 2, 2019 | Multiple authors

Lifelong Love of Learning

Editor's note: This blog post was written by two teachers, Vanilla and Linli, who attended our …
April 29, 2019

Corbyn Nchako

Outside of the lab, Corbyn enjoys playing and watching soccer, reading and spending time with his friends.
April 25, 2019 | Ivan Peña

A Reflection on My Time As a RockEDU Intern

Working at RockEDU has opened my eyes to the many possibilities that are available in the …
April 22, 2019

Phillip Geter

Outside of the lab, Phillip enjoys reading and eating (often, simultaneously!), watching Hulu and Netflix and taking up new hobbies, like skateboarding!
April 18, 2019 | Ella Epstein

Microbiome: Unraveling Truth From Hype

Editor’s Note: This a rereleased post from a 2016 series that aimed to introduce young, aspiring …
April 15, 2019

Maryam Zaringhalam

In her free time, Maryam enjoys writing and is a self-proclaimed longform podcast addict, exercise fiend, and cat mama.
April 11, 2019 | Lizzie Krisch

What Did Our Students Gain From the SSRP? A Summary Of Our 2018 PhotoVoice Project.

Last summer, during our SSRP, we introduced a PhotoVoice Project, where students documented their experience via 5 meaningful photos. The results were truly touching!
April 8, 2019

Elizabeth Hubin

In her free time, Elizabeth enjoys working out, exploring the restaurant scene in NYC and spending time in nature!
April 4, 2019 | Lizzie Krisch

Chairs & Pizza

Some things never change. These things may be small, or seem inconsequential— the joy of receiving …
April 1, 2019 | Steven Lewis

Shai Shaham

Dr. Shai Shaham grew up in Israel and took an early interest in music. He often attended student concerts at the local conservatory with his siblings.
March 28, 2019 | Lizzie Krisch

Using a "Flat Stanley" to Travel Through The Rockefeller University

A couple of months ago, a middle schooler from Kermit, TX, asked the Rockefeller community to partake in her Flat Stanley project. Little did we know, it would be a transformative experience for all!
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