Motherhood and Doctorate

As you already know, I had my daughter during my PhD. In particular, I delivered my baby in September 2019 and my thesis was due in December. Since the moment I was pregnant I couldn’t enter the lab, so I couldn’t perform any more experiments. It was not a big deal, since I already hadContinue reading “Motherhood and Doctorate”

Women in STEM: Léa

I have the honor to introduce my 20th guest: Léa, a graduate student in neurosciences Hi @brain_insiders! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hi, my name is Léa Caya-Bissonnette. I am a second-year graduate student in neurosciences at the University of Ottawa. I am absolutely passionate about research andContinue reading “Women in STEM: Léa”

What is spectroscopy?

Previously, I wrote about the fact that spectroscopy can be a valuable tool for food chemists and I provided an example of it in milk authenticity analysis. Moreover, Chiung-Wei, one of the women in STEM I interviewed, is an expert of the field. Vibrational spectroscopy is called a “non-targeted approach”. I wrote about this kindContinue reading “What is spectroscopy?”