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What is a PI?

Discussion in 'Physician Scientists' started by medical22, Jun 28, 2002.

  1. medical22

    medical22 Senior Member 7+ Year Member

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    This may be a stupid question, but what does PI stand for?
     
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  3. Mansoor

    Mansoor Member 7+ Year Member

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    primary investigator. The guy who is in charge.
     
  4. none

    none 1K Member 10+ Year Member

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    What isn't a PI!
     
  5. wgu

    wgu Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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

    wgu Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    oops, ignore this post
     
  7. Vader

    Vader Dark Lord of the Sith Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Principal investigator.
    aka: the big cheese :D
     
  8. Necrotic

    Necrotic Junior Member 7+ Year Member

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    Potentially Insane
     
  9. bubblywatr

    bubblywatr Junior Member 10+ Year Member

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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
     
  10. Original

    Original Ogori-Magongo Warrior 7+ Year Member

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    Private Investigator
     
  11. wgu

    wgu Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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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
     
  12. Vader

    Vader Dark Lord of the Sith Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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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>
     
  13. wgu

    wgu Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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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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