What made you pursue a career in biology?
I have been asked this question many times. Friends, family, strangers, hiring committees, students... many people are interested in personal stories around this topic. I had been thinking about this for a long time. Manu Saunders' recent post for International Day of Women and Girls in Science gave me the kick in the pants I need to finally sit write something - that plus a snowday! (The first academic year annihilates time). Manu's story is very familiar to many. I am a fir