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MEEL Lab Meeting Sep 10 2020

In today’s MEEL lunch meeting, people got together both IRL and virtually. Qinyang gave an informal talk about sex allocation in a hermaphroditic flatworm, a project he did when he was working in Jessica Abbot’s lab.

Later, Qinyang and Hongkai introduced a stratified lottery system in selecting MEEL meeting presenters for this autumn semester. Basically, the odds of being picked was reversal to one’s academic seniority. Draws were performed live and a draft presenters list was generated.

Despite of organisers’ effort, methodology and transparency of the lottery was subject to some degree of skepticism, mostly coming from the selected presenters.

September 10, 2020

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