Lab philosophy

The philosophy of a lab defines its values, and to some degree, its rules. The set of following points is an ongoing discussion - as a lab evolves, its culture evolves and adapts to the needs and cultures of the members defining it.

Core Values

  1. Be kind.

  2. Think for yourself; question authority.

  3. Be honest.

  4. Seek truth.

Lab culture

Work-Life Balance

Mental Health

Climate impact

Human-made climate change is the greatest challenge we face as humanity.

Joining the lab?

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This philosophy is heavily inspired by Wei Ji Ma's Lab philosophy. Many of the points raised there resonated strongly with us.