My first post to the BPS Bog!
Let me first briefly introduce myself, my name is Matt Webber and I’m a first year graduate student at The Ohio State University. My first BPS annual meeting was in 2009 in Boston when I was still an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This was the experience that made me want to go to graduate school. Before then I always enjoyed work that I had done in labs but was never fully entranced by it. But the experience of going to such a large meeting of people, all of whom were very passionate about their corner of science, and thus being able to find my own corner of science, was incredible.
Coming from a physics background I next spent the next 2.5 years in a pure biology lab as a technician but the whole time I had the idea of applying to grad school in the back of…
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