A researcher discovers teaching

f1-mediumPatricia Pérez-Cornejo writes: “When I had my first research experience, as a college student in a campus laboratory, I found that I loved collecting data to understand intriguing biological phenomena. I enjoyed exploring new ideas every day in the lab, and I appreciated the freedom I had to independently plan my experiments. So I decided that I wanted to be an academic scientist. My later scientific training left me well equipped to work in a lab—and that is where, 20 years later, I feel most comfortable. But it never prepared me for another responsibility that is now part of my job as a professor: teaching.”

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