Preprints by preLighters – Teresa Rayon

20th April 2021

Teresa Rayon is a postdoctoral researcher in James Briscoe’s lab at the Francis Crick Institute in London, where her research focuses on stem cells and embryonic mammalian development. She has been a preLighter since the very beginning of preLights and has written a number of preprint highlights during that time. Teresa recently posted a preprint[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Pablo Ranea-Robles

25th March 2021

Pablo Ranea-Robles is a postdoctoral fellow at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, where he investigates lipid metabolism inside the cell. He has been a preLighter since the beginning of 2019, and has highlighted a number of preprints covering various aspects of metabolism. Pablo recently posted a preprint from his postdoc, so[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Mariana De Niz

22nd March 2021

Mariana De Niz is our most active preLighter; she’s written an incredible 100(!) preLight posts and has participated in various other projects around preprints and preLights. Last year we caught up with Mariana to learn more about her scientific journey (read the interview). Mariana recently posted her own work on bioRxiv: Organotypic endothelial adhesion molecules are[…]

Preprints by preLighters: Clarice Hong

16th March 2021

Clarice Hong is a graduate student in Barak Cohen’s lab at Washington University in St Louis, where she studies how cis-regulatory sequences work together to control gene expression. She has been an active preLighter since mid-2018, and has written ten preprint highlights so far covering various aspects of gene regulation. Clarice recently posted her first preprint from[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Pavithran Ravindran

18th January 2021

Pavithran Ravindran has been a part of the preLights team for two years, and has highlighted many interesting preprints in synthetic biology and beyond (for a full list click here). In fact, in 2019 one of his highlights became our most-read post of the year. Pav was recently first author on a preprint so we[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Tessa Sinnige

15th September 2020

Tessa Sinnige has been part of the preLights team for nearly two years and has highlighted a number of preprints related to protein aggregation (her main research focus), but also studies on other topics such as academic research culture (you can read all her preLights here). Following the ‘Meet the preLighters’ interview last year, we asked[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Miguel Almeida

10th September 2020

Miguel Almeida is a postdoctoral researcher at the Gurdon Institute/University of Cambridge, UK where he recently joined the lab of Eric Miska. Prior to this, he pursued his PhD in the lab of René Ketting at the Institute of Molecular Biology in Mainz. We asked Miguel about his latest publication on bioRxiv: The double-stranded DNA-binding proteins TEBP-1[…]

Preprints by preLighters – Snehal Kadam

20th May 2020

Snehal Kadam is a research assistant in Karishma Kaushik’s lab and is studying bacterial pathogens and host-pathogen interactions. She has highlighted a number of preprints in this field, and is now first author on the new study: To Serum or Not to Serum: Reduced-serum based methods for contact-based co-culture of human dermal fibroblasts (HDFa) and[…]