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Interviews with Scientists: James Cleland

By Sam Roome 8 days ago 1328 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists, meet James Cleland! James is PhD Fellow at the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics (MPI-CBG). We spoke to James about his work, potential future applications, what got him hooked on science, the pressure to publish on life scientists, and more...

Interviews with Scientists: Rebecca San Gil

By Sam Roome 14 days ago 4475 Views No comments

Rebecca San Gil is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Queensland Brain Institute, University of Queensland. Her research focuses on understanding motor neuron disease (MND) pathologies at the molecular and cellular level and developing new strategies to treat people living with MND. Rebecca chatted to us, to tell us more about her work...

Interviews with Scientists: René Jeżewski

By Sam Roome 14 days ago 932 Views No comments

Just starting out on her PhD journey, René Jeżewski is a first year PhD candidate at the University of New South Wales. René’s research interests lie within the field of molecular and cell biology with applications in therapeutic development and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases. Read her fascinating interview...

Meet Our Lab Heroes AwardsTM 2018 Runner-Up: Ettore Ambrosini

By Sam Roome 15 days ago 10662 Views No comments

We were delighted to announce Ettore Ambrosini as one of our two Lab Heroes AwardsTM 2018 Runners-Up! Ettore is Assistant Professor (RTDb) in the Department of Neuroscience, at the University of Padova, in Italy and received some fabulous nominations from his colleagues We spoke to Ettore about how it felt to be named one of our runners-up, what he feels are the biggest challenges facing life scientists, the advice he’d give to scientists just starting out in their careers, and more.

Meet Our Lab Heroes AwardsTM 2018 Runner-Up: Elisabeth Paul

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 1407 Views No comments

We were thrilled to announce Elisabeth Paul as one of our two Lab Heroes AwardsTM 2018 Runners-Up. Elisabeth received glowing nominations from her colleagues at Linköping University, who told us why she made their lab a better place to be! Find out more about Elisabeth, her work, and how she feels about being nominated as a Lab Hero...

Meet Our Lab Heroes Awards 2018 Winner: Dr Enitome Bafor

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 6424 Views No comments

We were delighted to name Dr. Enitome Evi Bafor as our Lab Heroes AwardsTM Winner for 2018, following so many heartfelt and passionate nominations from her colleagues that praised her academic achievements, passion, and dedication to her research. Enitome told us how she felt about her win, and a little about her work and the challenges she faces.

Interviews with Scientists: Natalie Guthrie

By Sam Roome 1 month ago 1572 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists series, we had the pleasure of speaking to Natalie Guthrie, a first year PhD student at the University of Wollongong, Australia, supervised by Dr Lezanne Ooi and Dr Claire Stevens.

Interviews with Scientists: Nina Lichtenberg

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 1735 Views No comments

Next in our Interviews with Scientists series, meet Nina Lichtenberg! Nina is working on wrapping up her PhD in the Psychology department at UCLA by studying the neural circuitry of memory retrieval and decision making.

Interviews with Scientists: Heema Vyas

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 11521 Views No comments

Heema Kumari Nilesh Vyas is a PhD student at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, whose work focuses on understanding Group A Streptococcus (GAS) biofilms that may be present in cases of GAS pharyngitis that simply do not respond to antibiotic treatment. We spoke to Heema about her PhD, what gets her most excited about her field of research, intersectionality and diversity within STEM, and more...

Interviews with Scientists: Chris Hoyle

By Sam Roome 2 months ago 2444 Views No comments

Chris is a 3rd year PhD student at the University of Manchester. He is investigating the role and regulation of inflammation in the brain, particularly in diseases such as stroke and Alzheimer's.

We spoke to Chris about his PhD, his groundbreaking discovery about graphene that could have a major impact on healthcare in future, what this discovery means for the future of his research, and more.