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  • noun Plural form of labmate.


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  • I told him that I was comparing myself very unfavorably with my fellow labmates.

    The Slide of Tears

  • Something entirely distinct from the efforts of my Mango-harvesting labmates.

    Absence Makes the Heart Grow Innovative

  • He insisted that it was unfair for me to be comparing myself to my labmates who were just past the five year mark.

    The Slide of Tears

  • And although there has been noticeable growling by some of my labmates, I've also received quite a bit of congratulations, and one labmate yesterday told me that "everyone is talking about it".

    Some Kind of Recognition

  • Research groups often operate in a manner reminiscient of families, with labmates serving as siblings and the PI acting as the parent.

    The Golden Child that Wasn't

  • I completely agree - I talk openly with my husband about my "blog" friends, but it's hard to do that with labmates and the like.

    On the Nature of Bloggy Relationships

  • I shared his tips with one of my labmates, who (of course) asked about the source of the advice.

    On the Nature of Bloggy Relationships

  • So I grew up in this lab, in awe of my senior labmates.

    The Golden Child that Wasn't

  • I was watching as my labmates who were a year ahead of me get publications in Nature Biotech, PNAS, and other high-impact journals.

    The Slide of Tears

  • Example A: Some of my labmates and I leave a talk given by a potential postdoc.

    Smartness and Communication


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