An interview with Dan Loveard

Name: Dan Loveard Current Job: Community Engagement Officer Scientific Discipline/Field: Wildlife Conservation Country: United Kingdom Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G Website: project work: https://www.exploredunsmore.org/ Twitter or other social media handle: @DLBirder What does your job involve? My work involves developing and delivering community engagement work across parts of Coventry, Leamington and Rugby by encouraging... Continue Reading →

An interview with Alison Smith

Name: Alison Smith Current Job: PhD Grad Student Scientific Discipline/Field: Developmental Biology Country: USA Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): L Website: NA Twitter or other social media handle: @Smithallie95 What does your job involve? I am studying cell fate determination during development in Drosophila melanogaster. How did you get to this job (education etc.)? As... Continue Reading →

An interview with Luis Y Santiago-Rosario

Name: Luis Y Santiago-Rosario Current Job: PhD Student Scientific Discipline/Field: Biological Sciences Country: United States Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G Twitter or other social media handle: @yadixsant What does your job involve? I am a PhD student in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology working on how sodium affects herbivore development and fitness due to natural... Continue Reading →

An interview with Debra D DeLoach

Name: Debra D DeLoach Current Job: PhD student Scientific Discipline/Field: Molecular Mycology Country: United Kingdom Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B Website: NA Twitter or other social media handle: @FungalSquirrel What does your job involve? Yeast genetics research on protein & gene regulation mediating virulence in Candida albicans morphogenesis & biofilms How did you get... Continue Reading →

An interview with Chloe Robinson

Name: Chloe Scientific Discipline/Field: Genomics/Environmental DNA Country: Canada Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): L Website: http://www.batacea.com Twitter or other social media handle: @cvrobinson92 What does your job involve? Coordinating community groups in collecting environmental samples (river sediment) and analysing samples using DNA metabarcoding to assess river health through the assemblages of invertebrates present. How did... Continue Reading →

An interview with Matt Davis

Name: Matt Davis Current Job: PhD Candidate Scientific Discipline/Field: Conservation Biology/Ecology Country: Australia (via the USA) Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): G Website: http://www.bees.unsw.edu.au/matt-davis Twitter or other social media handle (if applicable): Twitter: @m_davis8802 ; Instagram: @davis900 What does your job involve? My study is investigating water provisioning as a wildlife management tool and how wildlife (with a focus on large... Continue Reading →

An interview with Will Davies

Name: Will Davies Current Job: Medical reporter Scientific Discipline/Field: Biology, Science Communication Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q,+, etc.): B Twitter or other social media handle (if applicable): @eurekanerdcast   What does your job involve? Reporting on oncology news, interviewing researchers   How did you get to this job (education etc.)? After a biology degree,... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Christopher A. Schmitt

Current Job: Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Boston University Scientific Discipline/Field: Biological Anthropology - Behavioral ecology and genomics of non-human primates Country: USA Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G, Q Website: http://www.evopropinquitous.net http://evopropinquitous.tumblr.com http://www.twitter.com/fuzzyatelin What does your job involve? My research explores mechanistic and adaptive aspects of developmental variation using techniques from behavioral ecology, physiology, morphometrics, and genomics.... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Cassie Urquhart

Current Job: Graduate Research Assistant at University of Tennessee, Knoxville Scientific Discipline/Field:  Medical and Veterinary Entomology Country: USA Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): L & Q Website? Twitter, Linkedin What does your job involve? I do research on insects and sometimes ticks that transmit pathogens to humans and animals. I've worked with mosquitoes, house flies, horse flies, and... Continue Reading →

An Interview with Alex Bond

Current Job: Senior Conservation Scientist, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Scientific Discipline/Field:  Ecology & Conservation Biology Country: UK Pick some letters (L,G,B,T,Q etc.): G Website? labandfield.wordpress.com / alexanderbond.org What does your job involve? I do research to support conservation efforts in the UK Overseas Territories, and build capacity with local partners.  Right now, this means supporting our efforts on Tristan... Continue Reading →

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