Women in STEM: dr. Carmen

My 34th guest is dr. Carmen, an Italian neuroscientist working in California and a passionate advocate for women in STEM. Hi @CarmenFalcone6! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? I am Carmen, an Italian postdoc in Neuroscience, currently working at UC Davis (California). I did a Master in Neuroscience andContinue reading “Women in STEM: dr. Carmen”

Hot waves make us dumb!

We all love summer! If we can go to the sea, or the ocean, or hiking. But when we are students or workers summer is not so great. I remember the years of University when I was forced to study for exams during summer in Italy and without A/C! I recently discovered a paper fromContinue reading “Hot waves make us dumb!”

Genes and autism

Last February an exciting paper on genes and autism was published by the prestigious journal Cell. Dozens of researchers from Boston, New York, San Francisco, Helsinki, Aarhus, Dublin and many more universities came together to sequence thousands of genes of neurotypical and neurodivergent subjects. The picture I prepared explains (or tries to) what the researchersContinue reading “Genes and autism”