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The Incubator Blog

Hatching conversations about science
Conservation Chronicles
A blog series devoted to stories about conservation and animal behavior.
Conservation Chronicles is a blog series dedicated to demystifying the field of conservation and behavior. In this series, we share real stories from scientists that study animal behavior ex-situ and in-situ, insights into conservation and reflections on how it all mixes together!
Explore our newest mini-series focusing on climate change, sustainability, and science!
To combat climate change and preserve the planet, we must listen to the science. Greenhouse, RockEDU's sustainability hub, is here to help! This mini-series offers eco-friendly tips, lifestyle lessons, and resources rooted in research.
Sharing stories from students and professionals about their relationship with science.
Reflecting on experiences within science is critical in creating meaningful progress and authentically showcasing the relationships and experiences that exist in these spaces. Perspectives is all about sharing…you!
Scientists of New York
Meet the melting pot of NYC scientists through the ScioNY blog series.
Through our Scientists of New York (ScioNY) series we hope to change the stereotypical perceptions of what a scientist looks like and highlight the diversity of STEM professionals in NYC. Come meet our scientists and learn about their stories!
Parts per Millions
Student Spotlight

August 31, 2020

Mikko Jimenez

Mikko enjoys spending mornings in the parks looking for warblers or other unique birds. He is also a musician and was in a funk band during grad school (he plays guitar, piano, alto sax + he sings!)
August 17, 2020

Thomas Postler

Outside of science, Thomas enjoys watching old sci-fi television shows, reading even older books, and seeing plays in the theater. He also likes running and backpacking in the wilderness.
July 20, 2020

Gregory Gedman

Outside of the lab, Greg enjoys spending time outdoors, exploring the city on long runs, reading comic books, and singing. Greg loves performing, and participated in a band during his time at Duke!
June 29, 2020

Simón(e) Sun

Outside of science, Simón(e) is a strong advocate for LGBTQ representation in science. She also enjoys creating art and music, and going to art museums, drag shows, dance parties and music shows!
June 22, 2020

Mariluz Soula

Outside of lab, Mariluz enjoys playing with and spoiling her dog/daughter (Jeda), working out regularly to decompress, and exploring the New York City food scene and nightlife with her friends.
June 15, 2020

Nneoma Adaku

Outside of science, Nneoma enjoys watching multiple streaming services, biking (even in NYC!), playing and watching soccer, traveling, visiting museums, and attending concerts and theater shows.
May 11, 2020

Sarah Jacobson

Outside of science, Sarah enjoys cooking, trying new recipes and seeing live music (especially anything involving horns!). She also likes to run, hike and go birding with her partner, Mikko.
March 30, 2020

Josue Regalado

Outside of science, Josue enjoys playing music, exploring concert venues around NYC and reading philosophy and history of science. Josue played in bands for years and still occasionally plays guitar.
March 16, 2020

Adi Berman

Outside of science, Adi enjoys engaging with her local Jewish community (through synagogue, shabbat meals and events), spending time with her son and participating in sports and day-trip adventures!
March 9, 2020

Stephanie Rogers

When Stephanie isn't in the lab or producing outreach shows, she can be found practicing target archery.
March 2, 2020

Valerie Were

Outside of science, Valerie loves to read, spend time outdoors (especially around water), and travel! She is currently working on traveling to all 50 states!
February 24, 2020

Nina Gnadig

Outside of the lab, Nina participates in science outreach and teaching activities with BioBus. She also enjoys biking, yoga, running, seeing local shows and checking out new cuisine!
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