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PhD in Immunology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Expertise in cancer immunotherapies. Instagram/Twitter: @TRosescientific
Endre Szvetnik is Senior Editor at Sparrow. Endre works with Sparrow Heroes to curate, translate and disseminate scientific research to the wider public.
Santhni is a PhD candidate at the University of South Australia. Her research focusses on improving delivery of antibiotics using nanotechnology for the treatment of intracellular infections.
Science writer with a Ph.D. in molecular biology, specialism in molecular pathways that fish use to respond to changing environments. Interested in all things aquatic and mitigating climate change.
BSc in Biomedical Science; former researcher at the Institute of Cancer Research, London; currently Acting Senior Editor at The Lancet Oncology.
Professor of Disasters and Health at the Institute for Risk & Disaster Reduction, Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences at University College London.
Ph.D. in Biology. Andrology specialist. An embryologist in formation.
I hold a PhD in Molecular Plant Genetics from the University of Tasmania, Australia and an M.Sc. in Agrobiotechnology from the Justus-Liebig University, Germany.
PhD Candidate, University of Southampton. Her research focuses on climate change, biodiversity, climate change-driven extinction in planktonic foraminifera.
Ph.D cand. at UMMS/WPI in Bioinformatics studying Mitochondrial transcriptomics to using Hi-C to study gene networks.Lyme Disease epidemiology for her state Public Health Department and work as an EMT
IVF and Reproductive Medicine Consultant, Clinical Instructor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Balamand. Université Libre de Bruxelles and American University of Beirut graduate.
PhD. in Evolutionary Social Psychology, research consultant, doctoral and post-doctoral research in social learning, health psychology and prestige-based hierarchies.
Postdoctoral research scientist at Arizona State University, using remote sensing to improve coral restoration outcomes and ridge-to-reef impacts on coral reefs.
Nicolas is a science journalist based in France. He completed his PhD at the University of Bordeaux specialising in mitochondria and genetics.
Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor / Principal Investigator, Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Graduate in Applied Psychology, currently working as a clinical practitioner in NHS crisis services. He is passionate about improving accessibility to mental health resources and services.
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences. Clinical Embryology Specialist. More than 10 years of experience in embryology and assisted reproductive technology.
PhD in Field Crops from King Abdulaziz Uni. M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Agronomy from the Uni. of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. He is a Professor of Field Crops at Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies
Neuroscience PhD student at Johns Hopkins University studying neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in the context of multiple sclerosis.
BA in psychology, MA in bioethics, Johns Hopkins University
James Ndiritu is a PhD student at the university of Nairobi, researching the value of cover crops in increasing farmers' adaptation, resilience to climate change
PhD in gene therapy for retinal dystrophies, University of Montpellier. Extended research experience in molecular, stem cell biology and stem at UC Davis, Utrecht University, University of Athens.
Postdoctoral scientist in the industry with aPhD in biochemistry, focusing on lipid biochemistry, immunochemistry, plant biochemistry, analytical biochemistry, and metabolic engineering
Anna Firsova is a Sparrow Hero, independent researcher and consultant working for academic institutions and private companies.
Linda is a Postdoctoral Fellow, PhD in Pathology and Molecular Medicine, affiliated with Vanderbilt University, University of Cincinnati, Case Western Reserve University and Northwestern University.
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Newcastle University, researching high-throughput microscopy and AI for improved treatments in childhood leukaemia.
Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut, researching health applications of psychology, especially habits.
Post-Doctoral Fellow at Canada's Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre, researching novel methods for high-throughput, function-based T-cell antigen screening.
PhD student studying cancer biology and specialising in breast cancer metastasis, affiliated with the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Victoria, Australia.
Kyle is the author of the main research paper and PhD Candidate in Bioengineering at the University of Utah.
PhD Student at Monash University, Australia, investigating the role of ADAM17 in Lung Cancer
PhD student at Barts Cancer Institute, researching biochemistry, biology and cancer.
Mark Docherty, Sparrow Hero and PhD student at the University of Glasgow, specialising in materials science and the thermo-mechanical behaviour of nickel-based superalloys.
PhD student at the National Institute of Genomic Medicine, Mexico City, Mexico, focusing on the molecular basis of psychiatric disorders.
PhD candidate and Master of Science, affiliated with the Delft University of Technology, researching the spatio-temporal organization of DNA in living cells.
Postdoc researcher at the Eindhoven University of Technology, investigating bone and cartilage mechanics using computational and experimental methods to understand tissue-replacement biomaterials.
Master’s in Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, researching stroke and neurogenesis.
Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, formerly affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison, researching the role of UV radiation in the papillomavirus infections in the skin.
BsC, graduate student researching metastatic relapse and therapeutic vulnerabilities in post-chemotherapy colorectal cancer, at the Genome Institute of Singapore.
Post Doctoral researcher at the Gustave Roussy Institute in France, investigating cancer metastasis and clathrin-coated plaques as new cellular mechanosensors.
Assistant Professor at Tripura University, India specialising in pharmaceutical chemistry and drug discovery
MSc in biomedical science, researching statistics in medicine, public health and wellbeing at Monash University, Malaysia.
Madhura is a PhD Student, at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore researching bacterial derivatives of Clostridium sporogenes for anti-cancer therapy.
Postdoctoral researcher working on identifying the genetic drivers of melanoma at the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane, Australia
PhD student at the University of Cape Town, researching bioprocessing, modelling and optimisation of fermentation.
Andrew is a PhD student at Columbia University, researching, exciton fission, upconversion, photovoltaics and photoredox.
Chemical engineering PhD candidate in the Biofilm Engineering Research Group at Washington State University. His research focuses on biofilm electrochemistry and instrumentation.
Postdoctoral researcher, investigating optimization of microbial electrosynthesis using gaseous waste streams at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Tampere University, Finland.
PhD, University of Oxford, researching photovoltaics, solar energy, renewables, perovskites, material science and optoelectronics and developing tandem solar cells.
Postdoctoral Fellow, studying Environmental Epidemiology at McGill University, Canada.
PhD student between Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia and University of Goettingen, Germany, researching microbial-enhanced rhizoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons.
PhD candidate, M. Tech in Satellite Remote Sensing, researching space-borne remote sensing and spectroscopy at the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, Sparrow Researcher Prize winner.
Research Associate, specialising in vaccine manufacturing, process-cost modelling, quality by design at Imperial College London
PhD Student at The Open University (OU) with a background in Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Biology. He explores non-canonical molecular structures in Nucleic Acids.
Research Associate, at the VBP Research Group, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai.
RN, MN, DScN, Center for Research and Development and Research Institute for Ageing and Health Cebu Normal University, researching Gerontology Nursing, Mental Health, and Psychiatric Nursing.
PhD student at Liverpool John Moores University, focusing on developing a co-created home-based HIIT intervention for adolescent girls in order to increase the rate of physical activity adherence.
Molecular Biologist interested in spatiotemporal chromatin organization
Postdoctoral fellow at the University College of Dublin, Ireland, focusing on Nutritional, early life, and life course epidemiology.
PhD candidate at Maastricht University, researcher, science writer, public speaker, podcaster science communicator, researching PTSD.
Postdoctoral researcher and academic tutor at the University of South Australia studying healthy ageing and the prevention of cardiovascular disease and dementia.
Marie Curie Post-Doc Fellow at the Spanish National Research Council, PhD in Biomedical Engineering, researching tissue engineering, neural regeneration, in vitro models and electrical stimulation.
Postdoc researcher researching nuclear imaging and focusing on developing multimodality imaging reagents for biomedical imaging, affiliated with King's College, London, UK.
PhD Student researching the molecular mechanisms of autophagy at the MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation Unit at the Unversity of Dundee, UK.
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wellcome Centre for Integrative Parasitology, University of Glasgow, specialising in Parasitology and DNA Replication.
Sonia completed her PhD researching the dynamic characteristics of functional spinal units at the University of Bath.
PhD student at King's College London, United Kingdom who loves to explore, travel and learn new things. Conor's research field is the investigation of HSF1 gene therapy in a mouse model of ALS/FTD.
PhD student at the University of Nottingham, Malaysia, studying the relationship between fat, bone & muscle in older women.
PhD student and pharmacologist at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Australia, specialising in Pharmacology, Public Health, Antimicrobial resistance, and Cellular immunology.
Research Associate, School of Physical Sciences, Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India.
Researcher Prize Winner February 2019 Post-doctoral fellow at the University of Southampton, researching nanotechnology, bio-sensing and memristors.
PhD student, researching Development of immunity to severe and uncomplicated malaria in children, at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
PhD in neuroscience, studying the role of ghrelin and leptin during neurodevelopment and the optimal maternal diet for healthy babies. Affiliated with RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.
PhD candidate in Chemistry, focused on hydrogels and nanomaterials for biomedical applications, affiliated with Boğaziçi University, Turkey.
PhD candidate in Biomedical Sciences, researching neurodegeneration, inflammation and HIV-associated Neurocognitive Disorders at SBP Medical Discovery Institute, San Diego, California.
DPsych(Clin) candidate, Provisional Psychologist, and tutor, specialising in mental health apps, affiliated to Monash University, Australia. Founding director of MoodMission and MoodPrism.
Postdoctoral researcher specialising in chemical and biological modeling with focus on protein-inspired antibiotics engineering at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire.
Post-doc researcher and Visiting Prof at Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre, Toyo University. Researching nano drug delivery systems for brain cancer and CNS disorders.
Postdoc researcher at the Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences at the University of Torino (Italy). Researches sonodynamic activity and drug delivery systems in cancer models.
Postdoc researcher, investigating the survival mechanism of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, developing new therapeutic technologies for tuberculosis.
PhD student at Victoria University, Australia researching genetics, epigenetics and health
postdoc researcher and academic tutor at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, studying drug delivery via lipid nanoparticles and metabolomics.
PhD, and Research Fellow at Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute and Department of Biochemistry of Monash University, researching the structural and functional aspects of viruses (incl. SARS-CoV-2)
PhD candidate at Rutgers University, U.S. and team leader at the Palestinian Neuroscience Initiative in Jerusalem. Main research: the genetic and molecular basis of neurological disorders and cancer.
Simona is a postdoc researcher and neuroscientist with interest in childhood obesity at Edinburgh University.
POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHER, University of Helsinki Stem Cells and Metabolism, Biochemistry, cell, and molecular biology
Research Fellow at Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore, specialising in perovskite-based solar cells.
Earned his PhD in “NanoScience and Technology” fbs from University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China. Now he is working as an Assistant Professor in The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
Postdoctoral Research Associate at Texas A&M Health Science Center (Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics)
Senior Scientist at Adaptimmune, specialising in translational sciences, molecular and cellular profiling and T-cell characterisation
Postdoctoral Researcher, Guangdong Academy of Agricultural Sciences. Microbiologist and Epidemiologist Researching Zoonotic and Infectious diseases, Vaccinology, One Health, Probiotics
Assistant Professor, Tokyo University of Science, Assistant Professor, researching the physicochemical properties of electrolyte solutions, and electrochemical reactions in Li/Na/K batteries.
PhD. in Biomedical Genetics, Univerity of Madras.Research scientist, providing expertise in Biotech, Healthcare and Life Sciences.
Visiting professor of neurobiology at Macalester College. PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Minnesota. Investigates the brain systems of reward and empathy and their impact in mental illness.
Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, experience studying gastrointestinal and breast cancers. Postdoctoral experience in breast cancer research at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
PhD in Environmental Sciences (UEA), working on the carbon cycle, climate change and climate policy.
PhD: neuroscience, University of California. Research focus: the neuroscience of pain and itch, teaching subjects including genetics, cancer biology, and the psychology of emotions and mental health.
Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Texas. Specialises in RNA-therapies, lipid and polymeric nanonparticles, mAbs formulation, vaccine development
Postdoctoral Scholar, UC San Diego, experimental behavioral scientist, research experience in judgment, decision making, choice architecture and behavioral economics.
PhD in Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology, scientific writer, with a background in the study of antimicrobial resistance patters and various potential virulence factors.
Ph.D. in Cancer Biology, Emory University. His research focuses on determining how chronic inflammation in the context of childhood obesity alters hematopoiesis, immunity, and leukemogenesis.
Ph.D., audiology, Assistant Professor School of Communications Sciences and Disorders, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Western Ontario
PhD. in Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK
PhD student at the University of Cape Town, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, investigating the genetic influences on Bipolar Disorder.
Tim Squirell, PhD in fitness and nutrition
Ph.D. in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, The Graduate Center at City University New York, specializing in psychiatric disorders, learning, and memory.
Associate Prof. researching Preeclampsia, Psychiatric, gynaecology and obstetrics disorders, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Genetics Departments, Bilawal Medical College and Liaquat University
Postdoc Fellow at Monash University, Melbourne and a Group Leader in the Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute (BDI), specialising in neurobiological mechanisms that underlie psychiatric disease.
PhD Student at the University of California, researching maternal investment and post-copulatory mate choice.
PhD candidate at CEST GmbH/University of Vienna in Chemistry. Researching graphene-related materials to achieve more sustainability. Winner of Sparrow's August 2022. Early Career Researcher Prize
Academic Research Intern, Lecturer (part-time) and Masters Student at the University of Johannesburg, Finalist of Sparrow's Early Career Researcher Prize, August 2022.
Ph.D. student at Indian Institute for Science Education and Research working on engineering and improving yeast cells for the production of isoprenoids
PhD student at the Justus Liebig University Giessen in Plant Breeding, Germany. Researching crop adaptation to temperate climate, Sparrow Researcher Prize winner for September 2022.
Medical Graduate (MBBS) from KLE University, India. Interested in Cancer Research, Immunotherapy, Vaccine science, and Neuro-immunology. LinkedIn: Avani Bhadang
Science writer and medical practitioner
Ba in Biotechnology, specializing in Human Embryology. Passionate Science Communicator breaking down barriers between the scientific community and society.