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    Job application in academia is fun, but only in retrospect, provided you achieve your desired outcome. The odds? Statistically, they’re pretty low. The process is a gamble mined with uncertainty and despair. My initial plan was to apply for an academic position in 2020. However, the pandemic shutdown led to job scarcity, prompting me to
  • LED power tuning for fiber photometry
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