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Illustration by Laurène Boglio Hello and welcome to the community newsletter! I am your host, Chelsey B. Coombs, the engagement editor of Spectrum. Our first Twitter thread this week is from Kristen Bottema-Beutel, an associate professor at Boston College in Massachusetts. Her new study on autism looked at the interactions between autistic children and their […]

October 13, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Elsabbagh, Mayada, Spectrum

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Mayada Elsabbagh Associate professor, McGill University A laboratory is a bit like a kitchen, simmering a variety of “dishes” at the same time, says Mayada Elsabbagh, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. New students may feel lost in the hustle and bustle of the activity, but Elsabbagh encourages them […]

September 13, 2021

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Ethan Scott Associate professor, University of Queensland The scientists at Ethan Scott’s lab at the Queensland Brain Institute in Brisbane, Australia, come from a dozen different countries, including North Macedonia, Tahiti and the Seychelles. Her areas of expertise are just as diverse, extending to the areas of genetics, mathematics, computer science and optical physics. Together, […]

July 26, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Ofer, Spectrum, Yizhar

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Ofer Yizhar professor, Weizmann Institute of Science Ofer Yizhar photographed war zones before he ever pictured a mouse brain. Today, the former Israeli Army documentary photographer is Professor of Neurobiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel, where he builds tools – such as modified proteins and neural probes – to manipulate and […]

June 29, 2021

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Tags: Bench, conversation, Spectrum, Tonya, White

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Tonya White Associate professor, Erasmus University Tonya White likes to move. She switched academic disciplines several times and after a career change she moved across an ocean. After earning her MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, she switched gears and went into medicine. Fifteen years later, she was a child psychiatrist at […]