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The PI asked me what I could bring to the table beyond my laboratory experience, which I hadn't given much thought to beforehand.

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I talked about making intellectual contributions, such as analyzing primary literature and thinking of participating in developing experimental approaches/techniques.

Technical questions- "What is an outlier?" Explanation of skills obtained in previous experiences. "How would you react to team conflicts- if a person in your team did not get manuscript edits back to you and a deadline was drawing near?"

My skill set, type of experiments I perform on a regular basis.

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Explain the benefits of a fiat currency to a gold standard proponent.

No difficult or technical questions. Just basic questions of my resume.

Questions about my educational and scientific background and ability to manage a new laboratory.

Where do you see yourself in five years?

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