Hello world! I am back again to rehash the Puntersonian adventures of the day. This morning began with another quick breakfast and a slew of lectures on stem cell self-renewal and function. Afterwards we had a chunk of downtime on our hands; not so surprisingly, it did not take long for everyone to hit the slopes! Out on the mountains, I learned that virtually everyone in our lab is an expert skiier/snowboarder/snowshoer (except myself, who has only gone skiing once to date, and Carson, whose skiing debut was today) swiftly navigating double black diamonds as if they were bunny hills.
Despite the high altitude and dangerously steep mountainsides, we all made it back in one piece for the second round of lectures on the bone marrow microenvironment followed by dinner and yet another interesting poster session.