Jigisha Patel

Project Coordinator, Preprints in the Public Eye

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am a graduate research intern at the International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe), Nairobi, Kenya. At icipe, we study insects and other arthropods, the most abundant and diverse animals on the planet. Currently, I am a Bioinformatics graduate…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Instituto de Medicina Molecular in Lisbon, in the lab of Dr. Luisa Figueiredo. I study African Trypanosomes, which are parasites that cause sleeping sickness among other complications, upon invading the body of mammalian…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am a research scientist at the Institute of Plant Pathology at the Center for Agricultural Research of the National Institute of Agricultural Technology of Argentina, INTA. I obtained my training at the National University of Córdoba, Argentina and at the…

California Institute of Technology, USA

University of Pittsburgh, USA

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am currently a PhD Candidate in Nikolai Slavov’s Laboratory of Quantitative Biology at Northeastern University (Boston, MA, USA). In this role, I work on developing and applying single cell proteomics methods (SCoPE-MS/SCoPE2) that are based on mass spectrometry principles, allowing for…

​What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am a Senior Contributor at the OpenWorm Foundation and Head Scientist at Orthogonal Research and Education Lab, a distributed collaborative research organization. What are you excited about in science communication? My research currently spans computational developmental biology, neuroscience, and computational…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I’m a postdoctoral fellow in the Murray lab at Harvard University. I’m broadly interested in genome evolution. In my research I study how cells evolve and respond to genetic perturbations and how these adaptive processes change fundamental aspects of cell biology.…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I’m a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University, New York, working to understand the role that mitochondria plays in a variety of diseases. I used to study mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease. Currently, I’m focused on studying the mitochondrial alterations…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research. I’m currently an MD/PhD student in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. My research interests are in cardiac tissue engineering and regenerative medicine – I’m particularly interested in the use pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiac tissues for clinical application. My PhD work…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am currently a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Bethesda, MD. My research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of autophagy as an intracellular route…

Tell us a bit about your line of research I am a postdoctoral fellow at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York. I’m fascinated by how organisms adapt to different nutritional environments. My project is focused on the study of lipid metabolism inside the cell. By using cellular and animal models, I’m studying the role of…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I’m currently finishing my PhD in microbiology in the group of Pilar Junier at the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Regarding my line of research, I’m interested in Bacterial-Fungal Interactions in the soil ecosystem and in human health, and for the latter…

Texas A&M University, USA

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I am a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University of Edinburgh, working on the molecular drivers of cancer stem cells in an aggressive adult brain cancer called glioblastoma. Using normal neural stem cells and patient-derived cancer stem cells,…

MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, UK

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research I’m currently finishing my PhD in Neurosciences at the Planar Polarity and Plasticity lab at the Neurocentre Magendie in Bordeaux, France. My work is focused on how planar cell polarity proteins modulate neuronal polarity and axonal function. For that, I use…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your workI work as project manager at FEMS (https://fems-microbiology.org/), a not-for-profit organisation publishing journals and investing revenues back into science. What I like the most in the job is that it is so diverse, involving meetings with the publisher, working with editors, supporting authors who…

What is your current role? Tell us a bit about your line of research An early stage researcher working on interdisciplinary projects, at the interface of cell biology and biophysics. My academic training includes a Masters of Technology specializing in Biotechnology and Biomedical Engineering, from NIT-Rourkela, India and a Bachelor of Technology in Biotechnology from…