- Help each lab member to grow as a scientist / engineer and become more independent
- Learn to prioritize, to focus on the essential and ignore distractions
- Learn to formulate and test hypotheses
- Develop new skills
- Make discoveries and develop methods that are conceptually original, distinctive & non-redundant.
- Publish papers, advance our careers and raise support for the goals above.
- All scheduling is done via the lab google calendar that will be shared with you.
- Data Sharing & Communication
- Announcement to the entire group are sent via the group email: email@example.com
- We also communicate via lab slack account: https://slavovlab.slack.com/
- We share data and collaborate on manuscripts via google drive and google docs
- The slides for all lab presentations have to be placed in the designated google drive folder.
- We have a business lab google account with unlimited data storage for mass-spec data. It is firstname.lastname@example.org
- Weekly group meeting
- Summarize results from the last 1-2 months or lead a journal club discussion. The goal is to present your results more holisticaly in perspective. We rotate alphabetically according the order from our website.
- Get feedback from everybody and practice your presention skills.
- Weekly club meetings
- Design experiments, set goals, get help with data analysis and interpretation
- Present less mature results to colleagues who need little background
- Update on goals set the previous week / month.
- To stay focused and organized, we follow Focus 20/20:
- Start with the central point / goal of the presented work
- Presenations are up to 20 min max.
- General Meeting Time (GMT)
- Questions of limited interest for the rest of the group
- Detailed feedback on manuscripts, career development, et al.
- If you want a 1-1 meeting, book a slot within the GMT slots.
The meetings do not have to take the full allotted time. We generally book longer periods than I expect we will need.
- Review Articles
- Perspective Articles