ORIGINAL: Scientific American
By Carin Bondar
November 7, 2013
You all must know by now that I’m a sucker for excellent science music video parodies. This one, by the folks at UCSD Neuroscience, is my latest favourite. Set to the tune of Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’, this video captures the (sometimes) desperate journey to fill your conference poster before the deadline looms. It’s full of fun references to graduate school, academia and publishing – and the production value is awesome. The video was created as a party invitation for the UCSD Neurosciences Graduate Program Social, and if the party is anything like the video I’m sorry that I won’t be there.
About the Author:
Carin Bondar is a biologist, writer and film-maker with a PhD in population ecology from the University of British Columbia. Find Dr. Bondar online at www.carinbondar.com, on twitter @drbondar or on her facebook page: Dr. Carin Bondar – Biologist With a Twist. Follow on Twitter @drbondar.