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 her doctoral training at McGill University in Montréal, Canada. Her laboratory investigates how the brain responds to different biological processes. Dr. Jadavji’s research has been published in Biochemical Journal, Neuroendocrinology, Experimental Neurology, Journal of Neuroscience, Human Molecular Genetics, Nutrition reviews, Toxicological Science, European Journal of Neuroscience, Neural Regeneration Research, and Neurobiology of Disease. Dr. Jadavji has been funded by the Federation of European Neuroscience Society (Europe), NeuroWIND (Germany), Canadian Association for Neuroscience, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, National Science & Engineering Research Council (Canada), International Brain Research Organization, Parkinson’s disease Foundation (US), Burroughs Wellcome Fund (US) and Fonds de la recherché en santé Québec (Canada). She is a regular reviewer for the Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, Neurotoxicity Research, Journal of Molecular Medicine and Neuroscience. Dr. Jadavji is an Editorial member for Frontiers in Nutrition and JSM Nutritional Disorders Journals. She is also the Chair of the Board of Directors for the Journal of Young Investigators (JYI), as well as a Board Member, eLife ambassador and mentor with the New York Academy of Sciences, 1000 Girls, 1000 Futures program.

Find Nafisa on Twitter, and on her website! Nafisa took over The STEM Squad’s Twitter account in May 2019.

Collaborations & Opportunities

I am always looking to form new collaborations! Please feel free to contact me.