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 research involves characterising the proteins in stem cells isolated from fat, examining their ability to differentiate into neurons, and utilising these cells to model multiple sclerosis. During my PhD I…

STEM Squad Profile: Michelle Scire

My name is Michelle Scire. I have my B.S in Biology with an emphasis on human physiology and anatomy. I am in the middle of applying to Masters programs in Chemistry and hope to get my PhD in Neuroscience after. I was premed for most of college and have participated in 2 years of research…

STEM Squad Profile: Judy Lobo

I am a mixed-race, latina scientist. I am a neuroscience and psychology gradaute student at the University of Miami. In my research I am lucky to employ two disparate methods, neuroimaging analysis and flow cytometry, to study how the brain is related to other health factors. At the moment, I am working on what leads…

STEM Squad Profile: Celia Ford

My name is Celia Ford, and I’m a queer neuroscientist-in-training! I have an Sc.B. in cognitive neuroscience from Brown University, and I’m currently pursuing my Ph.D. in neuroscience at UC Berkeley. I didn’t always know that I wanted to be a scientist, but I always loved thinking about thinking. As a kid, I read books…

STEM Squad Profile: Christine Liu

Hi! I’m Christine, the founder of The STEM Squad. I’m doing my PhD in Neuroscience at UC Berkeley where I study the neural circuits involved in nicotine addiction. In my free time, I love making things. Whether it’s zines or pins through Two Photon Art or making friends and connections through The STEM Squad, you…