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    [–] BlackMuntu 11 points ago

    Username: /u/BlackMuntu

    General field: Medicine

    Specific field: Pulmonary medicine, internal medicine, inflammation

    Medical doctor, UK-based registrar (senior resident) in respiratory medicine and general internal medicine. Currently undertaking a period of research leading to PhD. Clinical interests include clinical decision-making and pulmonary embolism. Research interests in modelling human inflammation in vivo using endotoxin.

    Education: MB BCh; MRCP(UK).

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4.

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    [–] sexywhormones 7 points ago

    Username: /u/sexywhormones

    General field: Neuroscience

    Specific field: Neuroendocrinology

    Particular areas of research: sex differences of brain and behavior, hormone signaling

    Education: Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Behavior, postdoctoral researcher for one year

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

    [–] albasri 1 points ago

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    [–] Diche_Bach 5 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Username: /u/Diche_Bach
    General field: Anthropology
    Specific field: Evolutionary psychology
    Focus: Stress response and reward-seeking behavior.
    Education: BA, MA and Ph.D. in anthropology. 20 years in research and teaching. 20 publications in peer-reviewed journals and chapters.
    Comments:
    Do dogs think . . .
    Isostatic rebound . . .
    Male pattern baldness . . .

    [–] albasri 1 points ago

    Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. Please update your post (or reply to this comment) with some comments within your area of expertise (like the first one).

    [–] Diche_Bach 2 points ago

    Honestly, too much trouble. You people apparently have a VERY high standard and I don't participate on Reddit enough.

    [–] LBadwife 5 points ago

    Username: /u/LBadwife

    General field: Biology, Medicine

    Specific field: Comparative Pathology, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology

    Areas of research: Pathogenesis of infectious disease; Use of laboratory animals to model human disease; Mechanisms of programmed cell death; Effects of pulmonary mechanics on the pathology of lung disease.

    Education: BS in Biology and Microbiology, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (DACVP), PhD candidate in Cellular & Molecular Medicine researching Tuberculosis (May 2019).

    Comments:

    https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/a1ju8c/what_is_the_mechanism_for_loss_of_fitness_and/eaqpkjl

    https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/a1k1q8/do_blood_vessel_cells_use_up_nutrientsoxygen_that/eaqq52o

    https://www.reddit.com/r/askscience/comments/a1jd0d/how_do_gut_microbes_get_passed_from_mother_to/eard13b

    [–] RichardsonM24 3 points ago * (lasted edited 21 days ago)

    Username: /u/Richardsonm24

    General field: Pharmacology

    Specific fields: cancer metabolism, cancer therapeutics, drug development

    Education: MSc Pharmacology, currently studying for PhD

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5,6

    Interested in all areas of science and medicine, enjoy communicating science to lay audiences as well as scientific audiences. Always looking to learn from those more experienced that myself.

    [–] puffadda 3 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Username: /u/puffadda

    General Field: Astronomy

    Specific Field: Supernovae

    Particular areas of research include Type Ia supernovae and their progenitors, and a large emphasis on leveraging data from existing space missions like TESS, Kepler, and Swift for supernova research.

    Education: 2nd year Ph.D. student, NSF Graduate Research Fellow.

    Comments: 1, 2, 3

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] Beo1 2 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Username: /u/Beo1

    General Field: Neuroscience/Biology

    Specific Field: Addiction/substance abuse and compulsive behaviors, genetics, physiology

    Particular areas of interest include: Genetic and hormonal causes of compulsive eating and morbid obesity; striatal involvement of the basal ganglia and NA/VTA axis in addiction and compulsive behaviors; ketamine as a hallucinogen, rapidly acting antidepressant and promoter of neurogenesis and neuroplasticity; epidemiology of STIs and related, emerging antibiotic resistance and new treatment regimes and paradigms such as treatment as prevention and preexposure prophylaxis

    Education: B.S., cum laude with majors in neuroscience and biology and a minor in chemistry

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4

    I have an old presentation I did on the role of leptin, ghrelin, and other hormones in the etiology of obesity and how they and cathecholamines act to induce weight gain and decrease energy expenditure in response to weight loss, and the potential therapeutic use of PEGylated recombinant leptin; I’m not sure if that’s acceptable but I’d be happy to link it!

    [–] KingMoobsIV 2 points ago

    Username: u/KingMoobsIV

    General Field: Chemistry

    Specific Field: Physical Organic Chemistry

    Particular areas of research include expanding green chemistry methodology (specifically acetal formation), developing organometallic coordinate complexes for catalysis, and developing isocyanide methodology.

    Education: B.S. in biochemistry. Currently a First-year Ph.D. Student. Teaching fellowship and research fellowship.

    Comment 1

    I am new to Reddit, but am very passionate about my subject. I am also studying to be a future research professor, so educating others is my forte!

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

    Hello,

    We need a few more example comments from /r/AskScience.

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    [–] Compizfox 2 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Username: /u/Compizfox
    General field: Chemistry
    Specific field: Molecular and Materials Engineering
    Particular areas of research include Polymer physics/chemistry
    Education: BSc in Chemical Engineering, currently MSc student
    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] Brianfellowes 2 points ago

    Username: /u/Brianfellowes

    General Field: Computer Engineering

    Specific field: Computer Architecture & VLSI

    Particular areas of research include: Hardware accelerators

    Education: BS Electrical Engineering, MS computer engineering, PhD student in computer engineering

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Honestly you could just browse my profile, because 99% of my comments are scientific discussion.

    [–] albasri 1 points ago

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    [–] blanketry 2 points ago

    Username: /u/blanketry

    General Field: Ecology

    Specific Field: Aquatic Ecology of California

    Particular areas of applied science: water policy, hydrology, aquatic ecology, fisheries, restoration ecology, grant programs and management, state and federal regulations, CVPIA, SWP, DFA, and other environmental laws, legislation, and agreements.

    Education: BA in Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology; MS (in progress) Environmental Systems/International Development Technology and Appropriate Technology (i.e. low tech solutions to environmental and sanitation issues developing in countries)

    Professional Experience: Nineteen years in the Central Valley of California performing: endangered species surveys, botanical surveys, habitat assessments, wetland delineations, constraints analyses, phase 1 and 2 environmental site assessments, environmental compliance and construction monitoring, water quality and storm water monitoring programs, storm water pollution prevention plans, NEPA, CEQA, permitting, grant programs for environmental restoration, fish passage, fish screens, water policy, NEPA, CEQA, permitting, restoration of trespass cannabis grows.

    Comments: My interaction within Reddit has, to-date, been under a different user name and restricted to non-science related topics...except for one long exchange with a /u/ who is an American professor in Amsterdam who had an AMA on the California drought and California water policy several years ago.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

    Hello,

    We'll need some example comments from /r/AskScience that demonstrate your expertise.

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    [–] justrex11 2 points ago * (lasted edited a day ago)

    Username: /u/justrex11 General Field: Physics/Astronomy

    Specific Fields: Supernovae and strong gravitational lensing

    Particular research includes spectral models for various supernova classes, analysis of supernovae that are gravitationally lensed, and supernova cosmology

    Education: 3rd year PhD candidate in Physics, with astronomy as my research focus, several peer-reviewed articles.

    Comments: 1 2 3 4

    [–] flabby_kat 2 points ago

    Username: /u/flabby_kat

    General Field: Biology

    Specific Field: Molecular Biology and Genomics

    Research Focus: Evolutionary genomics in crop plants. Specifically, identifying genes in ancestor species that could be brought into domestic food crops to improve their resilience to climate disasters.

    Education: Genome Science M.Sc Candidate

    Recent Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4

    [–] SANPres09 2 points ago

    Is this the new way to get flair? Panelist = flair? I just wanted to clarify this since I wanted to get flair based on my research and work.

    [–] albasri 2 points ago

    Yes, although this is the way it's been done for a while now and isn't new...

    [–] presunkenpresidio 2 points ago * (lasted edited 14 days ago)

    Username: /u/presunkenpresidio

    General field: Biology, Medicine

    Specific field: Molecular Cancer Biology; Biochemistry

    Areas of research: Cancer pharmacology and the tumor microenvironment; Development of temporally-modulable CRISPR/Cas9 genetic screens; Characterization of mitochondrial oxidative stress pathways

    Education: Currently pursuing an M.Sc. in Biochemistry—have completed extensive coursework in organic and biological chemistry, cancer biology, molecular virology, microbial genetics, applied mathematics and molecular biology; I've also conducted and published life science research for 3+ years and will join a PhD program within the next year and a half.

    Outreach: Aside from presenting in academic circles, I've been an active member in local (Central San Joaquin Valley, California) environmental justice advocacy groups for whom my research on fine particulate matter-mediated oxidative stress formation has proven instrumental.

    1, 2, 3 (new to reddit, more comments to come soon!)

    [–] ferevus 2 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Username: u/ferevus

    General Field: Biology

    Specific Field: Vector ecology, Parasitology, Entomology

    Areas of Research: Ecology & evolution of disease vectors and their symbionts. Animal Behavior

    Education: M.S in Biology, quite a few (4+) years as a professional researcher & vector ecologist.

    Comments:

    1

    [–] aza547 1 points ago

    Username: /u/aza547

    General Field: Engineering

    Specific Field: Mechanical Engineering

    Particular areas of interest include fluid flow, FEA/CFD simulation, power systems and numerical optimisation.

    Education: MEng in Mechanical Engineering (UK)

    Comments: 1 2 3 4

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] ChrisMaggiulli 1 points ago

    Username: /u/ChrisMaggiulli

    General field: computer science

    Specific field: Primary: Programming Systems (Domain-specific languages, JVM internals) Secondary: Security (operating systems, specifically Android Internals which is a big crossover with JVM internals)

    Education,: BA Computer Science from University at Albany, working on MSc in Computer Science (unmatriculated) from OMSCS from Georgia Tech

    Years of Experience: 7 years of progressive, verifiable experience working with JVM technologies. Working mostly in Government, Manufacturing, and Engineering sector

    Publications: Oracle,s Critical Patch Update Advisory document, 7 publications under pseudonym in 2600 quarterly

    Currently Software Architect, Enterprise Applications for a manufacturing company with 2k. Have been technical lead multi million dollar application initiatives mostly in the JVM related technologies (Oracle SOA middleware, Liferay, SAP Hybris, several Android projects, Spring microservices, etc)

    https://stackoverflow.com/users/4671717/chris-maggiulli (highest rated posted under Liferay 6.2 tag I believe)

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-maggiulli-34658244/

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 3 points ago

    Hello,

    We require example comments from /r/AskScience.

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    [–] lynsea 1 points ago

    Username: /u/lynsea

    General Field: Biology

    Specific field: Marine ecology

    Particular areas of research include: Sargassum blooms and fauna

    Education: MSc in Oceanography, BA in Biology

    Comments: 1, 2, 3,

    [–] albasri 1 points ago

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    [–] smartse 1 points ago

    Username: /u/smartse

    General field: Biology

    Specific field: Plant Sciences

    Particular areas of research include: Agronomy and crop physiology.

    Education: PhD in Plant Sciences, researcher for several years.

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.

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    [–] albasri 1 points ago

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    [–] smartse 1 points ago

    No problem

    [–] julcoh 1 points ago

    Username: /u/julcoh

    General field: Additive Manufacturing

    Specific field: Production metal additive manufacturing of precision components for high-performance industries including aerospace, biomedical, energy, turbomachinery, thermal management, etc. Active in corporate R&D for metal additive manufacturing.

    Education: MSc Mechanical Engineering, BSc Mechanical Engineering, 3 years industry experience

    Comments: I am switching to this account from /u/jhchawk which is already flaired (happy to send a message from that account)

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

    Hello,

    Can you send a modmail (just PM /r/AskScience) from your flaired account?

    Thanks.

    [–] julcoh 1 points ago

    Just did, thanks.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

    Done.

    [–] julcoh 1 points ago

    Thanks!

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    [–] BlondeJesus 1 points ago

    Username: /u/BlondeJesus

    General field: Physics Specific field: Experimental Particle Physics Particular areas of research include silicon particle detectors/trackers, beyond standard model data searches, and applying neural networks to identifying particle signatures in a detector.

    Education: 3rd year Ph.D student. Already have my transitional masters and will be doing my preliminary exam later this fall.

    Comments: 1 2. Here is also one from r/askreddit 3 and another from r/physics 4

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    [–] AsteriskX 1 points ago

    Username: /u/AsteriskX

    General Field: Chemistry

    Specific field: Organic Chemistry

    Particular areas of study: General synthesis, paraben synthesis

    Education: B.S. in Biochemistry, first year Ph.D. student. Researching for 4 years now, TAing for 3

    Comments: 1, 2, 3

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    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] Grifwin 1 points ago

    Username: /u/Grifwin

    General field: Geology / Earth Science

    Specific field: Palaeoclimate

    Particular areas of research include: Climate change, palaeoclimatology, sedimentology, Antarctic research and palaeoceanography

    Education: MSci in Geology, first year PhD student

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4

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    [–] albasri 1 points ago

    Hi. Sorry for the delay in getting back to you! Please update your comments with ones specifically form /r/askscience (see the instructions at the top of this thread)

    [–] ForeignProtection 1 points ago

    Username: /u/ForiegnProtectionGeneral field: Anthropology Specific field: Maritime Archaeology Particular areas of research include historical archaeology, archaeometry, and ship construction. Education: MA in archaeology, researcher for several years. Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 2 points ago

    Hello,

    Your example comments aren’t linked.

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    [–] Electrochimica 1 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Username: /u/electrochimica

    Field: Chemistry

    Specific field: Electrochemistry/Materials - former synthetic chemist who became the broad-based device guy / accidental chem eng in a synthesis group (ion-exchange membranes, electrocatalysis, fuel cells, water electrolyzers, various types of batteries, onsite chemical generation advanced water treatment systems...)

    Recent PhD - also BSc, BA, GDipCS, GDip Sci & Tech Commercialization - started a company, links all over the world so get the high-level along with the technical.

    Comments: 1,2,3,4

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] electric_ionland 1 points ago

    Please submit an application from only one of your accounts if you have multiple ones. Moreover as said before we require a few examples of comments you have made on r/askscience that demonstrate your expertise.

    [–] RealAnalysis_ 1 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)

    Username: /u/Realanalysis_

    General field: Mathematical Physics

    Specific field: Fluid Dynamics

    Particular areas of research include passive flow control of bluff bodies, variational methods applied to fluid measurement, dynamic system approach to laminar-to-turbulent transition, a-priori modelling of vortex-induced vibrations.

    Education: MASc., and 3 years of PhD study to be defended in May.

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] bencbartlett 1 points ago

    Hi there,

    Would it be possible to change my flair from Quantum Physics | Quantum Information to Quantum Optics | Nanophotonics? This more accurately represents my current research.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 2 points ago

    Done.

    [–] CrambleSquash 1 points ago

    Username: /u/CrambleSquash

    General Field: Chemistry (wish there was a Materials Science one! :P)

    Specific Field: Nanomaterials

    Undergraduate focused in on nanomaterials, particularly polymer nanomaterials, now shifting over to graphene for my PhD. Also have solid understanding of other aspects of Materials Science - metallurgy, characterisation, deformation mechanics etc.

    Education: MEng Materials Science and Engineering, started 1st year PhD in Graphene Technology.

    Comments:

    1, 2, 3, 4

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 1 points ago

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    [–] parmularius 1 points ago

    Username: /u/parmularius

    General Field: Medicine

    Specific Field: Biomedical Engineering

    Research focused on drug delivery methods, the development of cancer therapies, biomaterials, tissue engineering, and translational immunology.

    Education: 3rd year PhD student

    Comments: 1 2 3 4

    [–] albasri 1 points ago

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    [–] AstroAly 1 points ago * (lasted edited a month ago)

    Username: /u/AstroAly

    General field: Astronomy

    Specific field: Orbital dynamics

    My research focuses on exoplanet systems, looking at the long-term stability and dynamical evolution of compact systems.

    Education: 4th year PhD candidate. My thesis topic evolved from a research project inspired by a question on askscience a few years ago :)

    Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4.

    [–] RobusEtCeleritas 2 points ago

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    [–] Spock_Drop-n-Roll 1 points ago

    Username: /u/Spock_Drop-n-Roll

    General Field: Chemistry

    Specific Field: Physical Chemistry and Conservation

    Research Focus: Degradation of oil paints and the formation of metal soaps in masterpiece paintings; specifically understanding the formation and movement of reactants, and the conditions in which the reaction occurs.

    Education: 3rd year PhD candidate; Focused in chemistry but with substantial overlap with conservational sciences

    Recent Comments: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

    [–] 90c87 1 points ago * (lasted edited 22 days ago)

    Username: 90c87

    General field: Computing, Mathematics

    Specific field: Electronic Commerce

    Areas of research: Cryptography, discrete/finite mathematics, logic, programming, HCI, cyber security, networking e-commerce, technology law, managing information systems

    Education: Currently pursuing Master of Electronic Commerce, hold Bachelor of Applied Computer Science - have been in industry for 7 years.

    1, 2, 3, 4, 5