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About: Pablo Rougerie

I'm a french biologist who switched maybe too many times of research topic to really fall into one category. I started as an immunologist during my PhD on T cell migration in Paris. I then moved to the Albert Einstein College of Medicine to work on the mechanical basis of macrophage morphological deformation during phagocytosis. Now I'm enjoying the tropical weather at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, where I study the deformation of epithelia. When the lab leaves me alone (and I make sure it does), I particularly enjoy hiking into the wild, pretending to know how to surf and how to dance samba.

Posts by Pablo Rougerie:

Science consulting: helping out a scriptwriter

Posted by on March 13th, 2016

During my years in New York, I unexpectedly experienced an interesting form of science outreach. I randomly met a film director at a party, Sasha Collington. This director explained to me that she needed the help a biologist to work on her new script. I accepted right away for three reasons. First, curiosity. Second, because[…]