Tuesday, 21 October 2008

Why hello there...

I think it's time for an introductory post!

You may call me Lotus. I am a PhD student at a certain research institute in the UK.

At this point, I'm in the 4th week of my PhD and, so far, it seems to be mostly about induction sessions and meeting a stream of VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE who I will need to remember for the future, but who I have already forgotten.

As for my past, my legend began in the 12th century. All you need to know is that I recently came into possession of one undergraduate degree in applied genetics from a certain university. In the course of attaining that degree, I spent a year lost in the depths of an incredibly large lab, looking desperately for a gene...but it always evaded me.

Now I am back, in search of an exciting new gene in a much smaller and friendlier lab. This time, hopefully, I won't be lost!

And so, my quest begins...

((In summary, expect science, feminism, anime references and silliness. And it's a pleasure to meet you))

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