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Mansoor

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primary investigator. The guy who is in charge.
 

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What isn't a PI!
 

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A person who spends most of his/her time applying for grants
 

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oops, ignore this post
 

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so is it...?

I. Principle
II. Primary
III. Potentially

a) I only
b) II only
c) I and III only
d) II and III only
 

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Private Investigator
 

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I stole this from a website **owned by V-A-D-E-R** :

AAMC: Association of American Medical Colleges

AMCAS: American Medical College Application Service

GPA: Grade Point Average

GRE: Graduate Record Exam

HMO: Health Maintenance Organization

MCAT: Medical College Admissions Test

M.D.: Doctor of Medicine

MSTP: Medical Scientist Training Program

NIGMS: National Institute of General Medical Sciences

NIH: National Institutes of Health

PCR: Polymerase Chain Reaction

Ph.D.: Doctor of Philosophy

P.I.: Principal Investigator

There we go, just refer all newbies to this thread
 

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"Stole" it from a certain MD/PhD web site I see... gotta give credit where it's due. :D

(another shameless plug):
<a href="http://go.to/mdphd" target="_blank">http://go.to/mdphd</a>
 

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Haha, sorry Vader... now I remember where I originally copied that from. :D We should refer newbies to your webpage and have them print off a pdf copy in future.
 
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