My First Months on the Job

Omari J. Bandele, PhD
Career Paths
Government Research
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As a newly minted Ph.D., my transition from an academic setting at Vanderbilt to a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was filled with an anticipation of pursuing a different research interest in a new environment.  Though there was a learning curve involved in grasping the new experimental methodologies and getting acclimated to the interpersonal dynamics of a new research group, my overall experience was similar to ...