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Advice for starting a mechanobiology lab

  • R. L. StewardJrEmail author
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Abstract

Starting a new lab in mechanobiology and a new lab in general can be an exciting, yet daunting experience. Depending on your previous position, you have now found yourself with significantly more responsibility in more ways than one. For those considering taking such a career path, I present in this commentary advice that will hopefully be useful and provide food for thought.

Keywords

Mechanobiology New principal investigator Cardiovascular system Gut epithelium 

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© International Union for Pure and Applied Biophysics (IUPAB) and Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringUniversity of Central FloridaOrlandoUSA

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