Patrick R. Blackburn
Why did you choose research as a career?
I enjoy solving problems, and I like the collaborative atmosphere and culture of science.
What attracted you to Mayo Graduate School?
Being at a renowned research institution and hospital provides an unequaled opportunity to make a profound impact in patients' lives.
Why did you choose the clinical and translational science track?
The clinical and translational science track provides the foundation for performing research that spans the translational spectrum.
What do you like about Rochester, Minn.?
The parks, bike routes and the close-knit community.
What are your plans for the future?
I will pursue a postdoctoral position and then perhaps an industry position.