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1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Dr. Chloe Robinson and I’m currently the project manager and postdoctoral fellow for the STREAM project, based at the University of Guelph in Canada. My work is a fantastic combination of science communication and DNA metabarcoding research. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do?...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Elodie Chabrol, I was a researcher but I do science communication freelance now. I got my PhD in neuroscience in Paris and then moved to London for 2 postdocs, at University College London on the sciatic nerve repair and the 2nd postdoc on a new gene therapy against Epilepsy. My job now as a science communicator is to help science to be explained to the public...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I am Dr. Michelle Oyen, an Associate Professor of Engineering at East Carolina University. I teach engineering classes (mechanical, materials, biomedical) and do research on tissue engineering, biomaterials, and pregnancy. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? This is a “winding road”...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Dr. Marley Caballero Van Dyke, I have a PhD in Cellular and Molecular Biology with an emphasis in Medical Mycology. I’m currently a Postdoctoral Scholar at Northern Arizona University in Bridget Barker’s laboratory. My research currently focuses on Coccidioides, the fungal organism that causes Valley Fever. This fungal organism is a Biosafety Level 3 organism...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hello there! My name is Stephanie Bazeley and I work as a programmer for Team Junkfish, an independent game developer company based in Dundee, Scotland.  2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? To be completely honest I almost went to study veterinary science but an open day at...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I’m Dr Dani Barrington. I teach and research on topics related to sanitation and health (think toilets and menstruation). I work with organisations all over the world, including other universities, governments, social enterprises and NGOs. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I always...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? I am Jigyasa Grover, and I currently work at Twitter, Inc. in San Francisco as a Machine Learning Engineer contributing my best in the Ads Prediction team. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? Life as a Machine Learning Engineer, in the world’s biggest hub of technology at a social...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Jennifer Fry and I am an educator, speaker, and a child advocate in Kansas City. I teach through the Project Based Learning model of education with an emphasis on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math). I love to engage my students in different learning activities and research the newest forms of STEAM education. I am also a Project Lead the Way Lead...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi there! I am Dr Fiona Malone and I am a biomedical engineer 😊 A biomedical engineer is someone who uses maths, science and engineering to help solve medical problems, advance medical treatments and improve human health. I am currently a lecturer in the mechanical and industrial engineering department at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology in the West of Ireland and I specialize in...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi, I’m Jessie. I’m a software engineer. I worked at Google for over five years (on Google Drive, Google Search, and Google Maps) but I recently moved to Hudson River Trading, a high frequency trading firm. 2. How did you arrive at this career (or point in your life/work)? Was it always something you knew you wanted to do? I’ve loved math since I was a...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? Hi, I’m Katelyn and I’m a 2nd year PhD research student in Biomedical Engineering at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (located in Dublin), although I am originally from Canada. I carry out research in the field of orthopaedic biomaterials, and how those biomaterials interact with the human body and can enhance the bone healing process. 2. How did you arrive...
1. Introduce yourself, who are you what do you do? My name is Dr. Brooke Odle. I am a biomedical engineer by training. I am currently a Faculty Fellow in the Department of Engineering at Hope College. In this role, I teach and mentor undergraduate students. My current research project explores the use of neural stimulation to help people with paralysis in their legs transfer across surfaces of different heights. A transfer is moving...