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Rina Soetanto, BSc(Adv)(Hons)

Rina Soetanto is a PhD scholar at the Department of Genome Biology at the Australian National University. Her PhD explores microRNA therapy for heart disease. She also has an extensive background working in pharmacology and pre-clinical cancer research, as well as a 2-month stint working in one of the top malaria research laboratories in Indonesia. Prior to her PhD, Rina attained her undergraduate degree majoring in neuroscience and immunology with First Class Honours in 2012.

Rina’s interest in writing for BioSky began when her Grandpa was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer, and relied on Rina to tell him about the latest research in liver cancer.

Articles written by Rina for Biosky are available here.

Jack Simpson, BA, BSc (Hons)

Jack Simpson is a PhD scholar in biology at the Australian National University. He’s interested in biotech, bioinformatics and epigenetics. Prior to his PhD, Jack completed a double degree in science and web development and graduated with First Class Honours in Biology in 2013.

Articles written by Jack for BioSky are available here.