Five Questions With Social Entrepreneur Andrew Dowling

Name: Andrew DowlingJob: Founder and CEOCountry: Australia and United StatesAge: 51 Andrew Dowling is the Founder and CEO of Stitch, the world’s leading companionship and activities community for over 50’s. Andrew wrote his Master’s thesis on social enterprise a decade ago — long before most people had even heard of the concept — and has spent the last ten years building businesses designed to have … Continue reading Five Questions With Social Entrepreneur Andrew Dowling

Five Questions With Neurobiologist Nathasia Muwanigwa

Name: Nathasia Mudiwa MuwanigwaJob: Neurobiology PhD Researcher and STEM AdvocateCountry: Zimbabwe, Luxembourg, Netherlands, CyprusAge: 26 Nathasia Muwanigwa is currently pursuing a PhD in neurobiology at the University of Luxembourg. Her research focuses on stem cell based modeling of Parkinson’s disease at the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine. Nathasia has a Bachelors in Human Biology, summa cum laude, from the University of Nicosia (Cyprus) and a Research Master’s in Molecular … Continue reading Five Questions With Neurobiologist Nathasia Muwanigwa

Five Questions With Pharmacologist Monica Javidnia

Name: Dr. Monica JavidniaJob: Experimental Therapeutics FellowCountry: United States and IranAge: 31 Dr. Monica Javidnia is a neuropharmacologist and Experimental Therapeutics in Neurological Disease Fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Neuroscience at the University of Texas at Dallas and her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Georgetown University. Her work focuses on pharmacological and non-pharmacological management … Continue reading Five Questions With Pharmacologist Monica Javidnia

Five Questions With Neuroscientist Dennis Eckmeier

Name: Dennis EckmeierJob: Science Editor and CommunicatorCountry: Germany, USA, PortugalAge: 41 Dennis Eckmeier supports scientists who are preparing manuscripts and funding applications. He is further establishing himself as a podcast producer in science communication. His podcast is about the role of science and academia in society. The project resulted from his engagement in the March for Science in Portugal. Dr. Eckmeier has a university degree in biology and a … Continue reading Five Questions With Neuroscientist Dennis Eckmeier

Five Questions With Implementation Scientist Beth Prusaczyk

Name: Beth PrusaczykJob: Instructor of Medicine and Health InformaticsCountry: United StatesAge: 34 Beth Prusaczyk is an Instructor at the Institute for Informatics and in General Medical Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. She is an implementation scientist who specializes in improving healthcare for older adults and other vulnerable populations by understanding how to better implement existing research findings into real-world practice and policy through … Continue reading Five Questions With Implementation Scientist Beth Prusaczyk

Five Questions With Data Scientist Crystal Grant

Name: Crystal GrantJob: Genetics Researcher and Science AdvocateCountry: United States and the NetherlandsAge: 27 Crystal Grant was recently awarded a PhD in Genetics at Emory University. As an NSF Graduate Research Fellow, she used bioinformatics tools to characterize the molecular changes in humans with age. Originally from New York City, Dr. Grant completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University, where she earned a BA in Biological Sciences with a … Continue reading Five Questions With Data Scientist Crystal Grant