Goodbye to the Ivory Towers

Omari J. Bandele, PhD
Public Health
Changing Careers
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The relief of completing my graduate coursework and becoming an “official” doctoral candidate came with the excitement of finally being able to focus entirely on my thesis project studying the effects of dietary polyphenols on human DNA topoisomerases. Without the distractions of classes and exams, I was able to gain a better appreciation of the life of an academic research scientist and the responsibilities principal investigators have in maintaining a ...