Zone Archive

There’s links here to all the scientists in all the zones we’ve run since March 2010.

You can always use CTRL-F to search for a particular scientist, topic or zone.

Name About me and my work Zone name Date
Zoe GetmanPickering I study predatory insects, and the fear they cause. I also study how plants talk to each other through huge underground fungus networks. Hydrogen ZoneMay 2015
Avani WildaniI program computer models of how the brain worksHydrogen ZoneMay 2015
Jeff ShiI study the world’s bats, and how evolution has molded them into a group of superhero-like animals as spectacularly diverse as Batman’s gadgets.Hydrogen ZoneMay 2015
Kenzi ClarkI help keep General Mills food products free from harmful bacteria, so they are safe for you to eat!Hydrogen ZoneMay 2015
K. Lindsay HunterAs a biological anthropologist, I study human bones and fossils to learn more about our past. I also look for new ways to keep monkeys and farmers from hurting one another. It’s like a cross between “Bones” and Jane Goodall!Hydrogen ZoneMay 2015
Sean MurphyAAAS Global Science Engagement 2016February 2016
Lindsay HunterAAAS Global Science Engagement 2016February 2016
Jeff ShiAAAS Global Science Engagement 2016February 2016
Andrew MaynardAAAS Global Science Engagement 2016February 2016
Paige Brown JarreauAAAS Global Science Engagement 2016February 2016
Ana Páez GarciaI study how the plants build their root system to explore the soil and reach all the water and nutrients they need.Soil ZoneApril 2016
Clay RobinsonI am a soil scientist who is passionate about learning and about teaching others about the importance of soil, the foundation of all terrestrial ecosystems! Soil ZoneApril 2016
Keegan CookeI create electricity from mud, using bacteria! (and you can too!)Soil ZoneApril 2016
Mark RitchieI discover new ways that animals, plants, and soil microorganisms affect each other and how this knowledge can help transform how people live. Soil ZoneApril 2016
Kevin BakerI study how your blood works to form clots (which eventually form scabs) when you get hurt (like falling off a bike).Helium ZoneApril 2016
Jonathan JacksonI study the brains of old people as they think really hard and try to remember stuff.Helium ZoneApril 2016
Kellie JaremkoI study pain and addiction in patients before/after they have surgery. Helium ZoneApril 2016
Melissa Wilson SayresI use computers to understand sex chromosome evolution in humans and other species.Helium ZoneApril 2016
Stephanie MoonI study how mosquito-borne viruses and genetic conditions change the way human cells function in response to stressHelium ZoneApril 2016
Alexander TaylorI study how certain plants evolved the ability to recognize and partner with bacteria in the soil.Soil ZoneApril 2016
Candace LewisI scan brains, manipulate genes, and measure behavior all to figure out how it is that we are who we are! Genomics ZoneMarch 2017
Jennifer HintzscheI write computer software to try and cure cancer!Genomics ZoneMarch 2017
Matthew BainbridgeI look at genetic data in sick kids and and try to figure out what’s going on.Genomics ZoneMarch 2017
Sahra UygunI use biological data, information from >20,000 genes and try to make sense about gene regulation and function in the model plantGenomics ZoneMarch 2017
Xueyuan JiangI study how genes acquire new function after they copied themselves millions years agoGenomics ZoneMarch 2017