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Getting the Lab off the Ground

posted Jul 15, 2011, 4:42 PM by Jonathan Keats   [ updated Sep 25, 2011, 11:34 PM ]
So the lab is now over one year old and finally getting going.  I've had a number of people tell me that if you are going by six months and feel productive by one year you are doing good.  Based on that I'm a bit behind as I only now feel like the lab is starting to really make progress, so that is a bit past the one year mark.  But I really only started doing things in the lab in January when Kristi joined the group so maybe we are ahead of schedule?  The good news is we have a decent bit of funding between my start-up, and two different grants.  I actually had to hire another research associate recently as we just could not keep up.  Then we have a big project ready to launch and when the contract is finally signed I'll be able to add two post-docs to the group.