Using Elevator Speeches to Develop Research & Communication Skills in Biology

    Author: Gail S. Begley1
    Affiliations: 1: Northeastern University, Department of Biology, Boston, MA 02115
    • Received 03 August 2017 Accepted 09 October 2017 Published 30 March 2017
    • ©2018 Author(s). Published by the American Society for Microbiology.
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    • Corresponding author. Mailing address: Northeastern University, Department of Biology, Mugar Life Sciences Building, Rm. 134, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA, 02115. Phone: 617-373-3491. Fax: 617-373-2724. E-mail: [email protected].
    Source: J. Microbiol. Biol. Educ. March 2017 vol. 19 no. 1 doi:10.1128/jmbe.v19i1.1405
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