Meet the preLighters: a virtual chat with Chee Kiang (Ethan) Ewe

22 November 2022

Chee Kiang (Ethan) Ewe is a postdoctoral training fellow working in the lab of Oded Rechavi at Tel Aviv University, Israel, where he studies the molecular basis of epigenetic inheritance. Last year, Ethan joined us here at preLights and since then he has become one of our most active community members. I met up with[…]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Angika Basant

12 October 2022

Angika Basant is a postdoctoral training fellow working in the lab of Michael Way at the Francis Crick Institute in London. She joined preLights back in 2018 and has been an invaluable member of its community. I had a lovely chat with her in the impressive Crick building during which we discussed the road that[…]

Meet the preLighters: Nándor Lipták

7 September 2022

Nándor Lipták has been a preLighter for over two years now and has highlighted numerous preprints in this role. Currently our only community member from Hungary, Nándor is a research fellow working in the Department of Animal Biotechnology at the Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences in Gödöllő. It’s about time to put Nándor[…]

preLights talks to Lauren Maggio

30 May 2022

Dr Lauren Maggio is Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University. She completed her PhD in health professions education at Utrecht University, and her research is in medical education with a focus on connecting doctors and patients with the medical information, and increasing public access to scientific knowledge. She is an advocate for open[…]

Meet the preLighters: Sonisilpa Mohapatra

9 May 2022

Soni Mohapatra is a postdoctoral fellow in the Ha lab at Johns Hopkins University, having previously received her PhD from University of Wisconsin Madison. She has been an active contributor to preLights since joining during our 2021 call for preLighters. We spoke to Soni about her research, preprinting and why she joined preLights. What sparked[…]

preLights talks to John Inglis

5 April 2022

John Inglis is Executive Director and Publisher of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press) and co-founder and PI of bioRxiv and medRxiv. Prior to moving to CSHL in 1987, he worked as an editor at The Lancet before founding the monthly review journal Immunology Today (now Trends in Immunology). We were delighted to speak[…]

Meet the preLighters: Julia Grzymkowski

14 March 2022

Julia Grzymkowski is a PhD student at North Carolina State University, studying the effect of toxicant exposure on intestinal development. Prior to this she completed an undergraduate degree in forensic science at Virginia Commonwealth University. Since joining the preLights community last year, she has contributed several preLights articles and attended our social writing events. We[…]

preLights talks to Julia Schroeder

2 March 2022

Dr Julia Schroeder is Senior Lecturer for Ecology and Evolution at Imperial College London.  Her research primarily focuses on the evolutionary basis of social traits, with studies focused on a wild population of house sparrows living on Lundy Island. Along with her scientific research interests, she also advocates for women in science and has published[…]