ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Grad Student: Life’s Direction Discovered in Research Lab
Sept. 13, 2017
I’ll begin with a secret: I never imagined myself as a researcher. Like many young women, I had dreams of being surrounded by horses and becoming a veterinarian. Life had other plans for me, and at one point in my undergraduate career, I found myself feeling rather despondent and directionless — the only career option I had ever considered suddenly out of the question. That semester, I happened to sign up for an upper-division cell biology course. This one small decision, made as an afterthought, would end up changing my life.
Continue reading Heather Lynch’s guest column in the Orange County Register.