sophie tintori is a biologist and science filmmaker from brooklyn new york.
about-the-author interview from developmental cell

current position:

postdoctoral research fellow in matt rockman's lab
at new york university since 2019


2011-2017 phd at university of north carolina at chapel hill
in the labs of bob goldstein and jason lieb

2004-2009 bs in biology at brown university
thesis research in the lab of casey dunn

2000-2004 stuyvesant high school

(additional study)
maya dynamic effects at gnomon school of games, animation and visual effects (2017)
documentary production at duke university (2015)
embryology at woods hole marine biology lab (2013)
animation at the rhode island school of design (2008)


Differential Expression Gene Explorer (DrEdGE): a tool for generating interactive online visualizations of gene expression datasets.
Tintori, SC, Golden, PT, Goldstein, B.
Bioinformatics. 2020; 36(8), 2581-2583. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btz972. pdf

Perspectives: Turning the microscrope on power dynamics in the lab.
Tintori, SC.
Molecular Biology of the Cell. 2018; 29, 3064-3066. pdf

A Transcriptional Lineage of Early C. elegans Development.
Tintori, SC, Osborne Nishimura, E, Golden, PT, Lieb, JD, Goldstein, B.
Developmental Cell. 2016; 38(4), 430-444. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2016.07.025. pdf

Identifying Regulators of Morphogenesis Common to Vertebrate Neural Tube Closure and Caenorhabditis elegans Gastrulation.
Sullivan-Brown JL, Tandon P, Bird KE, Dickinson DJ, Tintori SC, Heppert JK, Meserve JH, Trogden KP, Orlowski SK, Conlon FL, Goldstein B.
Genetics. 2016 Jan;202(1):123-39. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.183137. pdf

Evidence for extensive horizontal gene transfer from the draft genome of a tardigrade.
Boothby TC, Tenlen JR, Smith FW, Wang JR, Patanella KA, Nishimura EO, Tintori SC, Li Q, Jones CD, Yandell M, Messina DN, Glasscock J, Goldstein B.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015 Dec 29;112(52):15976-81. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1510461112. pdf

Differential gene expression in the siphonophore Nanomia bijuga (Cnidaria) assessed with multiple next-generation sequencing workflows.
Siebert S, Robinson MD, Tintori SC, Goetz F, Helm RR, Smith SA, Shaner N, Haddock SH, Dunn CW.
PLoS One. 2011;6(7):e22953. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0022953. pdf

VISIONS: the art of science.
Tintori S, Siebert S.
Mol Reprod Dev. 2010 May;77(5):385. doi: 10.1002/mrd.21176. pdf

profiled in:

Science, 2018
Spurred by sexual misconduct, grad student ‘zine’ documents efforts to improve department culture

The New York Times, 2013
Creatures, Strange and Complex, in Colorful Detail

curriculum vitae

contact: sophia dot tintori at gmail