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Research Project: Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications

Location: Cotton Chemistry and Utilization Research

Title: Setting the foundation for your future: transitioning from an undergraduate student to research chemist

item Fontenot, Krystal

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 10/15/2015
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Understanding your goals in life will assist you identifying the right career path. As we transition from an undergraduate student into our professional career there are an array of skills we will require over the years. This leads to, how do we stand out from the crowd? Here I discuss how I transitioned from an undergraduate student to a postdoctoral research chemist and the how the skills I acquired over the years prepared me for the next step in my journey.