About Edanz and our Learning Lab team
Edanz has offered support services to researchers around the world since 1995. Our global team features more than 300 research experts. Our mission is to empower scientists around the world as they navigate the complexities of the research cycle. In 2019 Edanz joined the M3 Group, which serves more than 2 million doctors worldwide.
Daniel was an Associate Editor of Nature Reviews Neuroscience, before joining the Edanz Group in 2006. Prior to working in the publishing industry, Dr McGowan was a Senior Scientist at the University of Cambridge, UK and a Marie Curie Research Fellow at the Babraham Institute, also in Cambridge. He has more than ten years of post-doctoral and post-graduate laboratory experience in the areas of neurodegenerative diseases, molecular and cellular biology, protein biochemistry, proteomics and genomics.
Daniel is a member of ISMPP and is a Certified Medical Publications Professional.
Ruth has a background in the biomedical sciences and is experienced in a wide range of molecular biology techniques, including protein expression and analysis, stem cell culture, and quantitative reverse transcription PCR. During her PhD, Ruth worked as a graduate teaching assistant and tutor for the preclinical medical degree program at the University of Oxford. After graduating, she obtained a Postgraduate Certificate of Education from Edge Hill University, specializing in mathematics.
Ruth co-authored several papers on topics related to her PhD research, which were published in international journals, including the Journal of Biological Chemistry, Endocrinology, and Molecular and Cellular Biology. She is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences and a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP).
Scott specializes in online instructional design for professional development. He holds a Master’s degree in education from the University of Southern Queensland, with postgraduate certification in Education Technology.
Scott has developed and delivered training programs for more than 50 organizations worldwide in fields such as: medical/pharma (Merck, Pfizer, Banyu, NCGM hospital), business & finance (Deutsche Bank, Skandia, LEC Tokyo), big tech (Sony, Toshiba, Hitachi, Mitsubishi), government (The Japan Ministry of Foreign Affairs), K-12 (Benesse, Ochanomizu Seminar) and higher education (Komazawa University, Gakushuin University, Asia University, Kaetsu University, and the Berlin School of Economics and Law).
Geraldine graduated from the University of Bristol in 2012 with a PhD in Chemistry. After graduating, she spent several years as a Higher Education Policy Officer for the government of the United Kingdom. Her roles involved leading the auditing process to verify research outputs and enable grant awards for 154 academic institutions in the UK. She was also involved in creating policy research outputs that led to the first national study in England on learning gain in higher education, involving 70 universities and colleges and collaborative research partners in the USA. After this, Geraldine was awarded a 2-year JSPS fellowship to carry out postdoctoral research on new nanomaterials at the National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) in Tsukuba, Japan. Geraldine has been published in a number of highly regarded international journals including Chemistry — A European Journal and Langmuir.
Amin works for Edanz as a scientific publication expert, research consultant, and education team leader. He completed his PhD in geo-environmental sciences at Kyushu University in 2012 with full support from a Japanese Government doctoral scholarship (MEXT). He was a visiting PhD student at the University of Alberta in Canada in 2011. Before joining Edanz, Amin was an assistant professor of environmental studies at Kyushu University. He has published in reputed international journals with high impact factors, such as Renewable and Sustainable Energy Review, Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, and the Journal of Cleaner Production.
Amin is an editorial board member of the Electronic Green Journal published by the University of California (UCLA).
Dean has a background in environmental science with a specialist interest in toxicology and public health. Her doctoral research work focused on molecular mechanisms of metal detoxification in an invertebrate model. Her other research interests include the mechanisms of toxicity and disease causation, and the occupational sources of xenobiotics and their physiological effects. Dr Meyer spent eight years working at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, and has an extensive background in the areas of laboratory safety and environmental health.
Dr Meyer is a certified Editor in the Life Sciences (ELS) and joined Edanz Group as an editor in 2015.
Luke graduated with a BA (Hons) in English and Creative Writing from the University of Bolton in 2002. He moved to Japan in 2004, and spent 9 years teaching a wide range of focused English curricula to non-native speakers, awakening an interest in copy editing and the STM industry. Luke joined Edanz Group in 2013, where he applies his knowledge of the writing process, his love of language, and his attention to detail in his role as Quality Control Manager.
Luke is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences.
Lilly graduated from Hollins University with a degree in Communication Studies. Lilly has written for online and print publications and edited content including presentations, personal essays, and research papers. Lilly is a member of the Edanz live education team and uses her experience in English instruction to assist early and mid-career researchers in writing high-quality English manuscripts.
Lilly is a Board-certified Editor in the Life Sciences and a Professional Member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders (SfEP).
Publishing Expert and Project Manager Ayli has over 10 years combined experience in education, publishing, and editing. She is also a popular presenter of Edanz seminars for researchers. An Australian native and graduate of The University of Sydney, Ayli’s background in hearing and speech, combined with her publishing and editorial experience, and public speaking skills, make her a diverse and invaluable member of Edanz’s in-house Editorial Team.
“At Edanz, I help people through my publishing and editing knowledge, and seminar presentations, to meet their individual publication goals. At the same time, I’m fulfilling my own goal of helping people overcome any language barriers they face. It’s a win–win situation,” Ayli says.”