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: Erin Winick

My name is Erin Winick and I have a degree in mechanical engineering. I am now using my love of engineering and STEM as a science and technology writer and an entrepreneur. I currently work for MIT Technology Review as the associate editor of the future of work. I am also CEO of my science…

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: Michelle Barboza-Ramirez

I’m a Masters student at the University of Florida, conducting vertebrate paleontology research and learning about STEM education & outreach the Florida Museum of Natural History. In addition to my work in paleontology, I manage a website and podcast about the history of women in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (Femmes of…