Alexa Erdogan is an interdisciplinary scientist and science communicator, with an avid interest in how science and society interact.

Her scientific background includes experience as a molecular and cellular biologist and training as a molecular neuroscientist. Now, she is actively combining her experience in neuroscience with her exposure to space studies to better understand the impacts of long term spaceflight on neurological systems.

Outside of academia, she writes and produces the Synapse Science Podcast. She has also returned to neuroscience writing over on Knowing Neurons as a science writer, editor, and occasional illustrator. More of her science communication work can be found on her blog, Neurons to Nebulae.