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Grant gives postdoca second chance around
March 17, 2008

Bridge out! Street closed! No matter which road you’re on, inevitably there will be times when life sends you on a detour.


For Anamaria Zavala, plans for an intense postdoctoral career in cancer research suddenly gave way to caring for her parents and newborn lambs on the family farm.


Returning to her science career after a seven-year hiatus, Zavala has no regrets about the way things turned out. Though unintended, she said the years away from the university provided her with a priceless education about life.


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