Rita Strack (Nature Methods)

#14 — You may feel you know Rita Strack (Senior Editor at Nature Methods) already if you follow her engaging and friendly twitter feed (@rita_strack). But here we delve deeper to uncover her very successful academic career involving developing fluorescent proteins and reporters, her love of horses and a passion for Korean food.

We find out the type of abuse that editors sometimes face, and how they handle it, how she balances a career and family life, including during a pandemic, and the dangers of pet bunnies.  Rita gives her unique perspective on what she thinks was the greatest invention in microscopy, and where the future is headed.

Make sure you listen to the end to hear Rita deliver her favourite science joke.

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Rita Strack (Nature Methods)