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The Node correspondents

The Node correspondents

At the beginning of 2023, we appointed our first three correspondents, Alexandra Bisia, Brent Foster and Dina Mikimoto. In 2024, we welcome three new Node correspondents, Alex Neaverson, James Zwierzynski and Shreyasi Mukherjee. We are looking forward to working with them throughout the year and we hope you enjoy reading their posts on a range of topics.

The shrimp Parhyale hawaiensis – a non-model organism research story with Dr. Michalis Averof

Posted by , on 28 April 2024

Earlier this year, my co-correspondent for the Node Brent Foster and I published a pot pourri-style interview article asking biology researchers about their work with non-model organisms (NMOs). As they …

Who was Rita Levi-Montalcini?

Posted by , on 22 April 2024

Rita-Levi Montalcini (1909-2012) was an Italian neurobiologist who lived an extraordinary life, and today (22nd April) would have been her 115th birthday. Click on each image to enlarge and read …

Mexican cavefish (Astyanax mexicanus): a non-model organism research story with Dr. Claudia Patricia Ornelas-García

Posted by , on 16 March 2024

Recently, Brent Foster and I published an article on non-model organism (NMO) research, where we interviewed several researchers working across the globe on the challenges, rewards, and the particular questions …

Meet the Node correspondents — Shreyasi Mukherjee

Posted by , on 7 March 2024

Find out more about our new correspondent, Shreyasi Mukherjee, a postdoc at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

Meet the Node correspondents — Alex Neaverson

Posted by , on 29 February 2024

An interview with the 2024 Node correspondent Alex Neaverson, a third-year PhD student at the University of Cambridge.

Meet the Node correspondents — James Zwierzynski

Posted by , on 14 February 2024

An interview with the 2024 Node correspondent James Zwierzynski, a first-year PhD student at Stanford University.

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Updated on 21 March 2024