The Naked Scientists Internship – thoughts from a past participant

Alexandra Ashcroft reviews, in detail, her internship at the Naked Scientists, funded by the Genetics Society. Feel free to contact her for further information or advice on the application process. From July – September 2017, I had the privilege of undertaking an 8-week internship at the Naked Scientists. Overall the experience was extremely rewarding; I … More The Naked Scientists Internship – thoughts from a past participant

The Royal Society pairing scheme – words from a past participant

“This scheme gives policymakers and research scientists an opportunity to experience each other’s worlds.” I am a senior post doc at the University of East Anglia within Andrea Münsterberg’s lab. My research interests are to understand the molecular and cellular dynamics in embryonic musculoskeletal development. I became aware of the Royal Society Pairing Scheme via … More The Royal Society pairing scheme – words from a past participant

Emilia Favuzzi

BSDB Beddington medal winner 2018 Contact Emilia at emilia_favuzzi@hms.harvard.edu or follow her on Twitter I am a young developmental neurobiologist and, over the years, I have become conscious that motivation, passion and drive are key for anyone planning on doing academic research. Everything else – like dedication or perseverance – will naturally come with it. I did … More Emilia Favuzzi

Lucy Freem

Short summary of your work in developmental biology: I did my PhD in the Neural Development Unit, UCL Institute of Child Health, on the development of neural-crest derived intrinsic lung innervation in mouse, chicken and human, which ended in 2011. Following this, I completed 2 postdoc positions at the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, over the next 6 … More Lucy Freem

Erik Clark

BSDB Beddington medal winner 2017 Contact Eric at ec491@cam.ac.uk or follow him on Twitter At one year into my first postdoc, I hope that I am still towards the beginning of my scientific career. So far, I have just followed where my interests took me as they changed and developed over time, and am fortunate that they … More Erik Clark