About the people:


Connie is an ex-invertebrate biologist and current biomedical engineer with an interest in physiology and biomechanics. Past research has included the study of blue mussels (M. edulis) and the compressive strength of their valves. She has participated in population studies regarding species diversity in Clinton Harbor, CT and currently works in a lab studying musculoskeletal biomechanics. She has a B.S. in Biology from the University of Scranton and is currently pursuing a B.S.E. in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Hartford. Connie has been a Pokemon trainer since age 4 and regularly has crises relating to whether or not she would be a red shirt on the USS Enterprise.


Orientation and Impact: The effect of Dropping on Mytilus edulis – Benthic Ecology Meetings 2015, Quebec, CA

Pokebiology 101: You know more than you think! – ConnectiCon 2016, Hartford, CT, Anime Boston 2017, Boston, MA

james biopic.jpgJames has been interested in science since a very young age. He studied Chemistry at the University of Scranton where he developed an interest in the photochemistry and kinetics of metal complexes. He also volunteered at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City as a guide and an exhibit explainer. Currently James has received his Bachelors of Science and has been learning VBA for Microsoft Excel and Access. James has also been a fan of Science Fiction since he could read and is overall an extreme nerd.

BETTER NAT Natalia and her twitter handle, @NatDoesScience is a gift to humanity. Her research focuses on birds and invertebrates; she received a B.S. in Biology from the University of Scranton and is finishing an M.S. at Eastern Kentucky State. May or may not be catching up on webcomics at this very second.