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Melanie Peffer

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Melanie is on faculty at the University of Colorado Boulder. She is the author of the best selling Biology Everywhere: How the science of life matters to everyday life. When not writing, Melanie enjoys playing her flute and piccolo and enjoying all that Colorado has to offer in the great outdoors with her husband and son.

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One great way to gain practical research experience as an undergrad is through work in a real-world research setting for a couple of months as part of your degree. Landing that ideal position might seem like a challenge, but here we provide five steps for a successful co-op application.

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Switching advisors can seem like a really daunting process, and will elicit all kinds of advice from different people, with different perspectives.

When Biology Knowledge Isn’t Enough: Losing a baby mid-semester as a genetics professor

It might be tempting to think that because I understood the biology of what happened that my grief was less. But it was not.