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Preprints in Motion recent episodes: February and March 2022

4th April 2022

The Preprints in Motion podcast was launched by preLighters Jonny Coates and Emma Wilson last year. Thanks to Emma for updating us on their recent episodes: Episode 19: John Inglis & Richard Sever on the Creation of bioRxiv A really exciting special episode this week, as we talk to co-founders of bioRxiv and medRxiv, Richard Sever and John Inglis. We[…]

Call for new preLighters!

21st March 2022

preLights, The Company of Biologist’s preprint highlighting service, recently celebrated its fourth birthday. At the heart of preLights is the community of early-career researchers who select and highlight interesting preprints across diverse fields. Over the last four years we have had over 1200 preLights posts published on the site, and we’re very happy that an[…]

Recording available of our ECR event

15th March 2022

On 23 February, in conjunction with our sister Community sites FocalPlane and the Node, we hosted an ECR advocacy event with our brilliant panellists Maria Abou Chakra, Pablo Sáez and Sarvenaz Sarabipour. We were delighted to receive so many questions from the audience, and our panellists gave some excellent advice on how to navigate the[…]

Meet the preLighters: Julia Grzymkowski

14th 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

2nd 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[…]

Preprints in Motion recent episodes: December 2021 and January 2022

24th February 2022

The Preprints in Motion podcast was launched by preLighters Jonny Coates and Emma Wilson last year. Thanks to Emma for updating us on their recent episodes: Episode 15: The Exocyst: Somewhere between science and superstitionThis week we discuss the exocyst with Dr Hannes Maib, a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the University of Dundee. He explains the complexities of the exocyst and[…]

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