Our fellows

Core Fellows

Joel Chevrier (Université Grenoble Alpes)
April 2018 – April 2023
Joel is a distinguished senior scientist, a full-time professor at Université Grenoble Alpes with the background in physics and nanoscience. 
Project: Today, anyone can do research!

Long-term Fellows

Anshu Bhardwaj (CSIR, India)
October 2018 – October 2019
Anshu was one of the founding Principal Investigator of the CSIR-Open Source Drug Discovery Project.
ProjectGenomic signatures to identify non-tubercular Mycobacterial species

Radoslaw Ejsmont (ICM-Brain & Spine Institute)
February 2019 – February 2022 
Radoslaw is a past EMBO and Marie Curie Fellowo who obtained his PhD from Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics in Germany.
Project: Synthetic FlyLab – Synthetic gene regulatory networks to investigate animal development

Remy Kusters (Institute Curie)
November 2018 – November 2021 
Remy obtained a PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology and has been working as a researcher in Institute Curie.
ProjectGrowth and transport in the dynamical cytoskeleton

Marc Santolini (Harvard University)
May 2018 – May 2021.
Marc obtained a PhD in physics as well as a Masters degree in philosophy of science form ENS Paris.
Project: Dissecting Science

Robert Toro (Pasteur Institute)
October 2018 – October 2021 
Robert holds a PhD from UPMS in Paris and heads an applied and​ ​theoretical​ ​neuroanatomy​ research group ​in Institute Pasteur.
Project: A platform for collective citizen science

Jake Wintermute (Harvard University) 
September 2018 – September 2021 
Jake is a systems biologist with a PhD from Harvard Medical School.
Project: Synthetic Biology for Drug Discovery at the Intersection of Teaching and Open Research

Short-term Fellows

Ignacio Atal (INSERM)
October 2018 – April 2018
Ignacio obtained a PhD in Pubic Health from Paris Descartes University and is interested in applying his skills on education questions.
Project: Citizen science for evidence-based research in mathematics education in primary school

Olivier Borkowski (Stanford University) 
April 2018 – October 2018 
Olivier obtained his PhD in 2013 from Paris Descartes University and has been a post-doc with at the Imperial College London and Stanford.
Project: Metabolic engineering using a cell free platform

Stefani Crabtree (Penn State)
March 2019 – September 2019 
Stefanie is an archeologists, with a uniquely diverse interdisciplinary background in anthropology, ecology and computer science, currently a postdoc at Penn State University.
Project: Transitions in the longue durée

Asa Callow (MadLab)
March 2019 – September 2019
Asa is co-founder of Manchester Digital Laboratory (MadLab), a grassroots innovation hub, maker space for science, technology and art.
ProjectPhysical, blockchain-mediated multiplayer games of trust

Jonathan Grizou (University of Glasgow) 
November 2018 – May 2019
After a PhD in AI and robotics at INRIA, Jonathan led a machine learning and robotics team in a chemistry lab and cofounded a startup on modular, educational robotics. He now wants to link his AI work with biology. 
A minimal mold approach to shape engineering 

Johannes Jaeger (Complexity Science Hub) 
October 2018 – April 2018 
Yogi was a scientific director of the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution & Cognition Research Klosterneuburg, visiting scientist at the Center for Systems Biology Dresden, and is a recurring guest lecturer at the University of Vienna.
Project: Beyond networks: the evolution of dynamic regulatory systems

François Nédélec (EMBL)
September 2018 – March 2018
François is is a group leader at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) at Heidelberg, Germany, where he co-founded a mathematical modeling center.
Project: Simulation Platform for Cell Biology

Félix Schoeller (EHESS)
May 2018 – November 2018
Felix has recently obtained a cognitive science PhD from École des hautes études en sciences sociale in Paris, with an interdisciplinary project on psychogenic shivers.
Project: The satiation of human curiosity

Avi Segal (Ben Gurion University)
November 2018 – May 2019 
During his PhD at Ben Gurion Avi developed intelligent intervention mechanisms  in large scale task systems using Artificial Intelligence, with projects in the e-learning and citizen science domains.
Project: Intervention Platform for Citizen Science

Liubov Tupikina (Ecole Polytechnique)
November 2018 – May 2019
Liubov is a mathematician and a theoretical physicst by training, with a PhD  from Humbolt University, interested in exploring the potential of scientific networks.  
Project: SciEd – CRI