INSIDE THE RECRUITMENT WARS: ONE BIOLOGY STUDENTS STORY

By Febrauary Talbot’s travel schedule was full His first trip took him to San Francisco to visit UCSF and Stanford to visit Since neither school had yet issued him a formal acceptance he was a little nervous about how his in terviews would go. At UCSF he pressed with the friendliness of the faculty and their apparent interest in him. "They asked me what I wanted to talk about," he recalls. At Stanford Talbot liked the biochemistry departments small close-knit feeling. And he hit it off w

The Scientist Staff
Oct 30, 1988

By Febrauary Talbot’s travel schedule was full His first trip took him to San Francisco to visit UCSF and Stanford to visit Since neither school had yet issued him a formal acceptance he was a little nervous about how his in terviews would go. At UCSF he pressed with the friendliness of the faculty and their apparent interest in him. "They asked me what I wanted to talk about," he recalls.

At Stanford Talbot liked the biochemistry departments small close-knit feeling. And he hit it off well with David Hogness, a developmental biologist whose work he admired. "He asked me abo ut the work I had done as an undergraduate," ,“said Talbot. L “Then he told me abo ut the pro jects he had in his lab for graduate students. He asked where I was app lying and recommended good people to work with at each place. Nobody did that,...

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