Get to Know Some Members of The STEM Squad!

STEM Squad Profile: Katherine Bassil

Katherine is currently a Neuroscience PhD candidate at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where she studies epigenetic mechanisms involved in stress-related disorders like post-traumatic stress…

STEM Squad Profile: Nafisa Jadavji

Dr. Nafisa M. Jadavji is a Neuroscientist. She is an Assistant Professor at Midwestern University and Research Professor at Carleton University. In 2012, she completed…

STEM Squad Profile: Gaius J. Augustus

I’m a visual storyteller with a science background. Originally pursuing fine arts and video production, I later returned to university and got my PhD in…

STEM Squad Profile: Eleonora Adami

Hi everyone, my name is Eleonora Adami. I’m currently a postdoctoral research fellow at Duke-NUS in Singapore, working in the cardiovascular and metabolic diseases area.…

STEM Squad Profile: Nitasha Syed

Nitasha is a Pakistani founder with a software engineer background. She started her career on the FIFA14 team and moved to the Bay Area 3…

STEM Squad Profile: Katherine Hatcher

Hi there, I’m Katherine! I am currently a Neuroscience PhD candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I study how environmental factors influence…

STEM Squad Profile: Nour Al-muhtasib

Nour is a postdoctoral associate in neuroscience at Yale University. She got her PhD in pharmacology and BS in biochemistry. Currently she is studying how…

STEM Squad Profile: Megan Sieg

You can call me Meg! I’m a PhD student in neuroscience at the University of Illinois where I study whether prenatal exposure to chemicals commonly…

STEM Squad Profile: Lucie Descamps

I’m a PhD candidate in Neuroscience at the Kavli Institute in Trondheim, Norway with a BSc in Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, and a MSc in…

STEM Squad Profile: Meredith Schmehl

I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Neurobiology at Duke University, studying how vision and hearing are integrated in the monkey brain. Prior…

STEM Squad Profile: Lauren T. Hewitt

I am a first generation college grad and PhD student studying neuroscience at the University of Texas at Austin! My main motivation for much of…

STEM Squad Profile: Anna Zakrisson

“Science is not separate from the arts, and the arts are not separate from science. It happens all around us everywhere and at this very…

STEM Squad Profile: Sophie Okolo

My name’s Sophie. I have a BS in Bioinformatics and an MPH in Aging and Longevity. After working in the lab, I decided I want…

STEM Squad Profile: Naomi Koh Belic

I’m an active a science communicator and an active researcher currently in the 3rd year of my PhD at the University of Technology Sydney. My…