scwai has written 40 posts for [insert clever science blog name]

Five years

Five years ago today, I defended my thesis and emerged a PhD. Seems so long ago! — Stephanie Huang (@scwai) September 5, 2012 Five years since my defense. Five years of bumbling, stumbling towards where I am now. I’ve learned the importance of serendipity. Every step of my career since leaving the lab bench can … Continue reading

Wanted: new blog name

I no longer like the name projectsteph, but I can’t think of another apt name for this blog. Until I think of one, [insert clever science blog name] will have to do as a placeholder. Any suggestions?

(Lack of) women in science

Thursday was International Women’s Day. The Lancet published an article discussing women in science and medicine and recounted the inspiring story of Utako Okamoto. The article also contained statistics showing the drop in the proportion of women in academic science as we move from university graduates to professors – statistics that are very familiar to … Continue reading

Updates to projectsteph

Made some quick updates tonight: * Added the two synopses I wrote for PLoS Biology to the writings page. * Updated the link to the Stowers Report on the writings page. The Stowers Institute recently launched their redesigned site. * Made some other minor tweaks throughout the writings page and the about page.

2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. If only they could help write my other posts as well. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,900 times in 2011. If it were a cable car, it would take about 48 … Continue reading


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