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A guide to mentoring undergraduates in the lab

Mentoring undergraduates in a research laboratory requires a different set of skills and approaches than for other lab members. However, if a mentor — be it a faculty member, postdoc or graduate student — can adopt these methods, it can lead to a significantly improved lab experience for everyone involved.

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Lukeman, P. A guide to mentoring undergraduates in the lab. Nature Nanotech 8, 784–786 (2013).

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