Areas we cover
- Environmental sciences
Our Physical Sciences Editors
Dr Shailesh Jain, PhD
Dr Shailesh Jain received his doctoral degree in Molecular Microbiology from the Ulster University, Northern Ireland. After pursuing postdoctoral research for a year at the University of Manchester, UK, Shailesh started his career in the publishing industry. He has published five academic research manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals and has presented at several prestigious conferences. He currently works as a part-time freelance scientific editor, with a focus on editing manuscripts written by authors whose first language is not English. His areas of specialization include Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Genomics, and Proteomics
Dr Arshad Makhdum, MSc, PhD
Dr Arshad Makhdum obtained an undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Greenwich. He went on to earn an MSc and PhD in clinical pharmacology from University College London (UCL). Postdoctoral studies in allergic disease took him to the position of Senior Research Fellow at UCL. He was then recruited to the Scripps Institute in San Diego (CA, USA), where he focused on exercise-induced asthma. He also taught physicians and surgeons the basic science underpinning allergic disease at this elite research centre. Dr Makhdum then returned to the UK and started a career in academic publishing, reaching the position of Publisher at Elsevier (Oxford, UK). Dr Makhdum has been a STM editor and medical writer for 15 years. He specializes in editing content from authors whose first language is not English. Dr Makhdum also has considerable expertise in what is required for an article to be accepted in a particular journal. His areas of specialization are internal medicine, surgery, anaesthesia, allergic disease (particularly asthma), clinical pharmacology, physiology and anatomy, molecular biology and chemistry.
Sarah Tomblin, MSc, MPhil
Sarah Tomblin is an experienced Life Science Editor with a demonstrated history of working in the medical publishing industry. Sarah obtained her first degree in Sport Science from Chichester University and went on to achieve an MSc (Distinction) from Cardiff University and an MPhil at Chichester, where she specialised in motor psychology, studying anticipation of the tennis service with implicit learning. Sarah’s core expertise lies in sport science and medical editing after working in the medical publishing industry for 18 years. Sarah now works as a freelance editor, specialising in drug delivery, cardiovascular and general medical editing, physiology, psychology and sport science.