Dr. Raquell Holmes, Founder and Director

Dr. Raquell Holmes is a pioneer in the use of improvisation and performance to advance scientific research communities. Trained formally as a cell biologist at Tufts Biomedical and Harvard Medical schools, Holmes works in the fields of computational sciences and high performance computing.

She uses her training in human development and performance from the East Side Institute to help scientists build collaborative learning and research environments. She gives workshops, consults and delivers talks across the country that support scientists to build cultural environments that advance the quality of their professional lives and research.

Holmes is a Ronin Scholar and an Associate of the East Side Institute of NY. She is author of the Cell Biologist's Guide to Modeling and Bioinformatics and the former Director of Outreach, Recruitment and Retention at the Center for Cell Analysis and Modeling of U. Conn. Health Center. To download a copy of Dr. Holmes' bio, click here.