ProfNet Expert Alerts for February 19, 2021

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February 19, 2021 7:52 PM EST

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NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. 


  • Psilocybin and psycho-therapy
  • Energy use and windows
  • Microbe research



  • 10 Influential Black Journalists You Should be Following
  • Blog Profiles: Action Figure Blogs

Psilocybin and psycho-therapyJustin Townsend CEO Mycomeditations "Psilocybin is not illegal here, and it's one of the few places in the world where you can actually use these substances." Townsend can discuss Psilocybin research and psycho-therapy.Website: Media contact: Steve Johnston,

Energy use and windowsDarrell Smith Executive Director International Window Film Association "Professionally installed window film offers a high-tech and cost-effective way to help control energy use by reducing heating and cooling costs, delivering safety benefits, and protecting the skin and eyes and furnishings from the sun's damaging UV rays. Smith can discuss carbon neutrality, utility rebates, skin cancer and UV rays, automotive glass and building design.Website: Media contact: Steve Capoccia,

Microbe researchNiamh B. O'Hara, Ph.D. CEO Biotia "Since wherever we go our microbes follow, even to space, NASA has been running microbial tracking experiments, to better understand the environmental microbiome of spacecraft left by astronauts and accompanying cargo," said Dr. Niamh O'Hara, co-founder and CEO of Biotia. "This work is important for astronauts' health on long-term missions, as they may become immunocompromised. Additionally, this work presents a fascinating experiment in an extraordinary environment," Dr. O'Hara added. O'Hara can discuss COVID genomic testing tracking, genomic databases, biotech research for microbes and infectious diseases.Website: Media contact: Steve Capoccia,



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10 Influential Black Journalists You Should be Following. To celebrate Black History Month, we're taking a look at 10 journalists of color telling the stories that are an essential part of the panorama of the U.S. These Black media powerhouses are in addition to our lists from 2018 and 2019:                                

Blog Profiles: action figure Blogs. Every week we highlight blogs focusing on a specific topic. This week is all about action figures:                           


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