Group Reflections: Being a Mentor

Michael: The reason I decided to be a mentor, in general, with the undergraduates to post-doctoral fellows, the graduate students, is because I really enjoy it. So maybe it’s for selfish reasons, but honestly, it’s something that makes me excited about what I do for work every day. That’s the best part of my job.Read More Group Reflections: Being a Mentor

Josephine Rodriguez – Multiple Mentors

Josephine Rodriguez – Multiple Mentors

Actually for my PhD, my PhD advisor is Jim Whitfield, at the University of Illinois, Department of Entomology. But I was actually effectively co-advised, I had another PhD advisor. I call him my…well if you call your, people generally refer to their PhD advisors as their academic fathers. Well, I have an academic godfather asRead More Josephine Rodriguez – Multiple Mentors