On a mission to bring together science, communication and art

Lifeologists are spread across the country, bound by a belief that art can help science be easy, fun and accessible

Paige Jarreau
Paige JarreauVP of Science Communication
“I’m a scientist turned storyteller. I love trying new forms and formats of science communication, but I always look for scientific evidence of what works best! I love science but art brings me life – I’m into photography, circus arts, writing and poetry!”
Doryan Algarra
Doryan AlgarraVP of Design
“I’m a designer and artist who loves creating experiences that are intuitive and impactful. I’m passionate about using art to educate and broaden perceptions.”
Richard Neidermyer
Richard NeidermyerSoftware Architect
“I’ve been coding since highschool, self-taught, creating DOS programs through trial and error. I live in Pennsylvania with my wife, three kids and an unruly dog. I enjoy coaching youth baseball and staying busy with my family and a variety of outdoor activities.”
Chad Jarreau
Chad JarreauSoftware Engineer
“I’m a scientist and developer. My career started in the laboratory studying antisense nucleotides in zebrafish and has evolved to building software. I enjoy video games, hiking, and of course my good friend Mojo (my dog).”
Matthew Stagg
Matthew StaggSoftware Engineer
“I cut my teeth on programming in middle school by working with Lego robotics kits and building text adventure games in BASIC. I joined the National Guard in 2010 and served 6 years as an Intelligence Analyst in the US Army. When I’m not bashing my keyboard, I enjoy hunting, barbecuing, playing board games, and rooting for the Indianapolis Colts.”
Elaine Algarra
Elaine AlgarraCommunications Manager
“I am an art educator and communications manager who loves using art to communicate ideas and deepen understanding. Storytelling gives us a format we are familiar with, and illustrations can help us memorize what we learn. I love creating art in various media, being a mom of twins, and visiting my family in England.”
Jelani Jackson
Jelani JacksonSenior Software Engineer
“I’m a software engineer, lifetime student, and part-time philosopher (The Alchemist is my favorite book). I have a passion for travel, expanding my horizons, investing, and becoming comfortable being uncomfortable.”
Casey Dexter
Casey DexterPrincipal Product Designer
“I’m a designer who likes to get my hands dirty with code. I love being the glue between design and engineering. I enjoy a variety of sports and I am always looking out for that next must-have home automation device.”
Melissa Webb
Melissa WebbProduct Director
“I’m an expert at understanding root problems and empathizing to help get problems solved the right way, in the right order. I thrive on delighting users by helping deliver excellent software people love to use. In my free time I enjoy running, traveling the world, and spending time with my husband Matthew and two boys, Felix and Calvin.”
Courtney Adams
Courtney AdamsScience Writer and Communications Specialist
“As a science writer, I strive to make others excited about health and science! In my free time, I enjoy playing board games, tending to my houseplants and fish tanks, and spending time with my dog and cats!”
Stephen Grogg
Stephen GroggSenior Software Engineer
“I have a passion for building software using many different technologies. I enjoy building something from scratch and seeing it being used in the industry. I’ve worked in a variety of industries including insurance, marketing, telecommunication, e-commerce and automotive. When I’m not focusing on technology, I love hanging out with friends and family, taking trips to new places, and lighting fireworks.”
Juliana DeLong
Juliana DeLongGrowth Marketing Manager
“I’m an expert at developing and executing growth-focused strategic marketing plans and enjoy blending creative and strategic thinking with data analysis. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Dylan, and our German Shepherd, Sadie. I’m super passionate about travel, exploring new places, and trying new foods. I also love anything that allows me to be creative: painting, yoga, photography, design, and fashion.”
Joshua King
Joshua KingSoftware Engineer
“I got my feet wet with programming languages with my TI-83 calculator in high school. I quickly realized the power of technology to solve day-to-day tasks as I automated the majority of my Algebra courses with BASIC programs. I ended up studying Computer Science at Marshall University in my hometown of Huntington, West Virginia and fell in love with it.”
Michelle Paul
Michelle PaulLifeology Health Writer & Content Manager
“I am a registered nurse with a passion for writing and health education. When I’m not working, I’m photographing people or the stars, traveling to new places, or hanging out with my cat.”
Laurel Shelley-Reuss
Laurel Shelley-ReussContent Illustrator
“I am an illustrator and comic artist with a passion for storytelling and imaginative fantasy worlds. I love studying and learning the comic traditions of the world and traveling to go read them.”