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Daisy Robinton

Postdoctoral Scientist, Harvard University and ‎Boston Children's Hospital

Dr. Daisy Robinton is a postdoctoral scientist at Boston Children's Hospital researching cell-cell interactions that contribute to neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration. Robinton earned her B.S. in molecular, cell and developmental biology at UCLA, and then went on to Harvard University to complete her PhD in human biology and translational medicine in the laboratory of Dr. George Q. Daley. Her doctoral work focused on mechanisms of stem cell identity at the intersection of cancer and developmental biology. Robinton's passion for the effective translation of science has fueled her years of teaching, speaking, and consulting on numerous projects in the US and abroad. In addition, she is a co-founder of Weird and Wonderful, a production company aimed at bridging the knowledge gap in science by connecting with creativity and entertainment to engage, educate, and inspire people from all walks of life.