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preLighter Meng Zhu talks about her scientific journey

25 February 2020

In celebration of preLights’ second birthday, The Company of Biologists featured preLights on its WeChat channel, aiming to reach a broad Chinese audience.  For one of the posts (which you can find here), Annabel Nicholson (Science Communications Officer at the company) visited preLighter Meng Zhu at The University of Cambridge to talk about her scientific journey[…]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Mariana de Niz

7 January 2020

Mariana de Niz is a postdoctoral researcher in Dr Luísa Figueiredo’s lab at the Institute of Molecular Medicine in Lisbon, Portugal, where she studies the biophysics of trypanosomes in various tissues. We caught up with Mariana to discuss her experience in parasite research, microscopy, open science and what it’s like to be a preLighter.  […]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Maiko Kitaoka

30 October 2019

Maiko Kitaoka is a graduate student in the lab of Rebecca Heald at the University of California, Berkeley. Here she studies the cause of chromosome mis-segregation defects in Xenopus hybrids. We caught up with Maiko to discuss her research, science communication, ballet, preprints and more.     Let’s start in the beginning, why did you[…]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Gautam Dey

25 September 2019

Gautam Dey is a postdoctoral researcher working at the MRC LMCB, UCL, London, in the lab of Buzz Baum. Here, he is studying the evolution of cell cycle control using fission yeast and archaea. He has been a team member since the start of preLights and has written sixteen preLight posts (!) so far. We[…]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Connor Rosen

15 August 2019

Connor Rosen is a 5th-year PhD student in Immunology in the labs of Profs. Noah Palm and Aaron Ring at Yale University. In his research he wants to find out how the microbiota interacts with the host. We chatted to Connor about his graduate work, why he got interested in preprints and his thoughts on[…]

Meet the preLighters: an interview with Teresa Rayon

15 July 2019

Teresa Rayon is a postdoctoral researcher in James Briscoe’s lab at the Francis Crick Institute. Here, she studies how time is measured during development. We met Teresa at her institute to talk about her passion for science, her outreach activities which involve running a science podcast and preLights.     Let’s start with the very[…]

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