Hey, I’m Sidechain!

Hello, blogosphere! Sidechain Bob here.  Just a couple of words about myself:  I’m a junior also in my second full year of undergraduate research, and my scientific interests lie mostly in chemical biology and drug discovery.  I also moonlight as a molecular biologist.  This explains the psuedonym:  most of my life is taken up by worrying about side chains.  And apparently I’m a big fan of the Simpsons. On this blog you’ll find my musings on biochemistry, quantum chemistry (or whatever cool class I’m taking at the time), and the graduate school admissions process.  Chiral and I hope that this will be useful to any undergrads who come across C&EN’s website and have no idea (like me) of what to do about graduate education.  Anyway, we're both looking forward to this blog and the wild ride its sure to become- can't wait to get started! Stay tuned for a look at summer REU programs...

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  1. Welcome to the fray, Sidechain Bob!

  2. Hi, there. Wow glad to have someone in the same state as mine. Cool intro!

  3. Welcome, Sidechain Bob! I am sure you will have fun, and at some point hopefully we will also get Backbone Betty.

  4. Gotta say, you both have great names.

  5. Welcome to the jungle, Sidechain Bob!
    You’ve reminded me of my favorite all-time Simpsons quote, by Sideshow Bob:

    “Attempted murder”? Now honestly, what is that? Do they give a Nobel prize for attempted chemistry? Do they?

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