First-Gen Spotlight: Eden Maness

Eden Maness (she/her/hers) is a 4th year PhD student at William & Mary whose research interests are centered on many areas including the psychopharmacology of mental illness, behavior analysis, the neural circuitry involved in consciousness and cognition, the lateral hypothalamus and its implication in psychiatric conditions, drugs of abuse, and evolutionary psychology. Her current research … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Eden Maness

First-Gen Spotlight: Paris Adkins-Jackson

Paris Adkins-Jackson (she/her/hers) is a postdoc at Harvard Med whose research interests are centered on the measurement of racism, self-care and other community developed tools to increase wellness for under-resourced communities. If you would like to connect with Paris, follow her on Twitter @pbajackson! Where do you call home? Los AngelesWhat is a quote that you … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Paris Adkins-Jackson

First-Gen Spotlight: Alan Mlotkowski

Alan Mlotkowski (he/him/his) is a 4th year PhD student whose research interests are centered on RNA modifications. If you would like to connect with Alan, follow him on Twitter @Alan_Mlotkowski! Where do you call home? IllinoisWhat is a quote that you live by? “It be like that sometimes”What do you see yourself doing in the future? Science policy … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Alan Mlotkowski

First-Gen Spotlight: Ashley Albright

Ashley Albright (she/her/hers) is a 6th year PhD student at UC Berkeley whose research interests are centered on regulation of gene expression, scRNA-seq, and early development. If you would like to connect with Ashley, follow her on Twitter @aralbright93! Where do you call home? In reality I'm from a small community in rural North Carolina, but … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Ashley Albright

First-Gen Spotlight: Amanda Suzzi

Amanda Suzzi (she/her/hers) is a first-year PhD student whose research interests are centered on spatial ecology, conservation, and environmental science. If you would like to connect with Amanda, follow her everywhere @funkepunkemonke! Where do you call home? Baldwinville, MAWhat is a quote that you live by? “If you don't know, the thing to do is not to … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Amanda Suzzi

First-Gen Spotlight: Emily Arsenault

Emily Arsenault (she/her/hers) is a senior undergrad at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. Her research interests are centered on Neuroscience, MDD, stress, oppressive systems and mental health. If you would like to connect with Emily, follow her on Twitter @emrose_15 and Instagram @em.explains! Where do you call home? Canada 🇨🇦 What is a quote that you … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Emily Arsenault

First-Gen Spotlight: Derianna Thomas

Derianna Thomas (she/her/hers) is finishing her first year as a PhD student at Northumbria University. Her research interests are centered on Wearable Augmented Reality, Casual AR. If you would like to connect with Derianna, follow her on Twitter @DeriannaThomas! Where do you call home? Newcastle Upon Tyne, England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 What is a quote that you live … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Derianna Thomas

First-Gen Spotlight: Stuart Haw

Stuart Haw (he/him/your choice) is a second-year PhD student. His research interests are centered on research management of sport organisations. His PhD focuses on voluntary facility management and when facilities are transferred from councils to communities. If you would like to connect with Stuart, follow him on Twitter @haw_stuart! Where do you call home? Peterborough UK … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Stuart Haw

First-Gen Spotlight: Valeria Barra

Valeria Barra (she/her/hers) is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder. She received her PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2018 from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. Her research interests are centered on Numerical Methods for Scientific Computing. If you would like to connect with Valeria, follow her on Twitter @ValeriaVally21! Where do … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Valeria Barra

First-Gen Spotlight: Cristina Riso

Cristina Riso (she/her/hers) is a Research Fellow in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Michigan. She received her PhD in Aeronautical and Space Engineering in 2018 from Sapienza University of Rome. Her research interests are centered on the modeling of fluid-structural systems, with a focus on future aircraft designs. If you would … Continue reading First-Gen Spotlight: Cristina Riso