Andy Tay

Andy Tay

Andy received his PhD from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 2014, focusing on neuromodulation and engineering. He subsequently completed his postdoctoral training at Stanford University, where he developed nanotechnologies for immuno-engineering. Andy is listed as a 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 (North America, Science) and is a freelance writer based in Singapore.

Articles by Andy Tay
Virtual Lab Tours for Recruitment and Outreach
Virtual Lab Tours for Recruitment and Outreach
Andy Tay | Jun 23, 2020
In the face of campus closures around the world, scientific laboratories are offering tours via video. We asked experts for their tips.
Videos: A Sampling of Virtual Lab Tours
Videos: A Sampling of Virtual Lab Tours
Andy Tay | Jun 23, 2020
Here’s how some researchers and educators are giving prospective students and the public a window into their labs.
Saudi Arabian Universities Push to Recruit Women Faculty
Saudi Arabian Universities Push to Recruit Women Faculty
Andy Tay | Apr 5, 2020
In the kingdom’s mostly gender segregated education system, expanding department offerings to female students means needing to hire women professors—a scarcity in STEM fields in Saudi Arabia.
When Two Scientists Fall in Love
When Two Scientists Fall in Love
Andy Tay | Feb 13, 2020
Partnering in life with a fellow researcher brings unique challenges as well as rewards.
Snappy Acronyms Generate Excitement for Science (SAGES)
Snappy Acronyms Generate Excitement for Science (SAGES)
Andy Tay | Feb 5, 2020
Scientists see great value in catchy acronyms, so they get creative when it comes to naming new tools and techniques.
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
New Tissue Clearing Methods Offer a Window into the Brain
Andy Tay | Oct 1, 2019
Researchers are developing a variety of approaches for clearing neural tissue to get a better view of the brain’s circuitry.
The Mechanobiology Garage
The Mechanobiology Garage
Andy Tay | Jul 16, 2017
New tools for investigating how physical forces affect cells