“How would you like to attend one of the most prestigious scientific conferences in the world?” my advisor Dr. DebBurman asked me last spring. I was intrigued. He added, “By the way, you’ll be going alone. And I don’t mean without any other members from lab; I won’t be going either. And it’s in New Hampshire. And you’ll probably be the only undergraduate in attendance.” I was intimidated. He finished, “If you would like to go, we should start thinking about a poster soon. The conference is during the summer.”
Eukaryon is published by students at Lake Forest College, who are solely responsible for its content. The views expressed in Eukaryon do not necessarily reflect those of the College. Articles published within Eukaryon should not be cited in bibliographies. Material contained herein should be treated as personal communication and should be cited as such only with the consent of the author.