Call for applications: Join the preLights team!

24 January 2024

Are you an early-career researcher with a passion for science communication and a knack for staying on top of the latest scientific developments? preLights, The Company of Biologists’ preprint highlighting service, is expanding its team! Our community of early-career researchers selects and highlights compelling preprints across various fields of biology. We are on the lookout[…]

‘Meet the preLighters’: a catch-up with Benjamin Dominik Maier

19 December 2023

Benjamin Dominik Maier is a PhD candidate in Evangelia Petsalaki’s research group at the European Bioinformatics Institute and the University of Cambridge, as part of the EMBL International PhD Programme. His work is aimed at developing data-driven mathematical models of cell signalling, allowing him to work with both experimental and computational biologists. Here, Benjamin explains[…]

Join one of our Community Sites!

17 October 2023

Are you passionate about science, communication, and networking with fellow researchers? If so, we have exciting opportunities for you to get involved and make an impact! The Node and FocalPlane are Looking for Correspondents Our sister community sites the Node and FocalPlane are currently recruiting a small yearly cohort of correspondents. As a correspondent, you’ll have[…]

‘Meet the preLighters’: a virtual chat with Jade Chan

21 September 2023

Jade Chan is a graduate student in the labs of Dr. Xi Huang and Dr. C.C. Hui at SickKids Research Institute in Toronto, Canada. Her research interests cover the fields of mechanobiology and cancer neuroscience, among others, and she currently studies the function of a specific potassium channel protein. Here, Jade tells us how she[…]

preLights talks to Richard Sever

30 March 2023

Richard Sever is Assistant Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press (CSHL Press) and co-founder of bioRxiv and medRxiv. Prior to moving to CSHL Press in 2008, he worked as an editor for several journals including Current Opinion in Cell Biology, Trends in Biochemical Sciences, and Journal of Cell Science. Here, we discuss Richard’s transition[…]