Elena Blanco-Suàrez

Elena Blanco-Suàrez

Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Salk Institute
Assistant Chair, ComSciCon-SD 2018
Breakout Session Organizer, ComSciCon-SD 2018

Elena is a post-doctoral researcher in the molecular neurobiology lab of Nicola Allen at the Salk Institute. She studies astrocytes, a special cell type in the brain, and their role in maturing connections between neurons. She is involved in various science communication and education projects, focusing on inclusivity. Follow her on Twitter @westboundsigned and Instagram @neurocosas, or check her blog posts in NeuWriteSD.

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