Case Study: One Scientist’s Journey From Animal Torture to Veganism

By Eryn Slankster-Schmierer on April 22, 2021. Because I find the level of detail necessary to effectively tell you this story, I will label headings (Safe) or (WARNING! GRAPHIC) to alert you in case you are sensitive to the animal abuse used widespread through science. (Safe) 2009-2010: A year of death. This story begins withContinue reading “Case Study: One Scientist’s Journey From Animal Torture to Veganism”

Transitioning My Heart from a Molecular Biologist to a Vegan Scientist; The origins of The Ethical Scientist, Part II

By Eryn Slankster-Schmierer, PhD on March 31, 2021 I was told that my contract for my postdoctoral position was coming to and end in the new year (2021). I felt relief, because my loyalty to the position had outlived its usefulness and I no longer had to feel (entirely self-provoked) guilt for seeking new employment.Continue reading “Transitioning My Heart from a Molecular Biologist to a Vegan Scientist; The origins of The Ethical Scientist, Part II”

2020 in My Rearview: The Origins of The Ethical Scientist, Part I

by Eryn Slankster-Schmierer, PhD on March 30, 2021 This post was originally published on my social media on February 3, 2021. In retrospect, this is truly the origins of The Ethical Scientist: the proverbial spark. I had someone delete me on Facebook this year because I made a post about not spending 2020 whining andContinue reading “2020 in My Rearview: The Origins of The Ethical Scientist, Part I”