A holistic view of the scientific endeavour
Having supervised many BSc and MSc students has given me the opportunity to develop a lab philosophy for mentoring. I realised that synergistic interactions between supervisors and students spontaneously emerge by balancing technical and personal development. A clear set of roles and responsibilities also contributes to goal development and achievement. I have also acquired pedagogical training at Umeå University in Sweden that has strongly influenced my views on the role of mentorship in learning. Here are the five most important lab statements that I want to promote in my research:
Open communication for the improvement of research projects and people.
A right balance between the student's personal development and research progress as a holistic view of the scientific endeavour.
Clarity of responsibilities to manage expectations.
Integration of new and classical technologies to deliver mechanistic insights of biological processes.
To deliver scientific knowledge that makes a difference through hypothesis-driven research.
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