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Praveen Teleti

Praveen Teleti

Our Society

Trail-walking climate researcher. I started as an Engineer, but gravitated towards amazing, mysterious nature. I now study the climate of Antarctica at SPRI, Cambridge University. That's my day job, but I'm equally interested in bringing research to the table (or the pub)!

Tuula Eriksson

Tuula Eriksson

Tech Me Out

I'm a cell biologist at the LMB, where I look at the different ways therapeutics can be transported across the blood-brain barrier. I'm also interested in how we use technology to make our day-to-day lives easier and improve our societies.

Taylor Uekert

Taylor Uekert

Planet Earth

Taylor is a PhD candidate in the Department of Chemistry and Nanoscience Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Cambridge. She is studying a photocatalytic process for converting trash into hydrogen.

James Crosby

James Crosby

Planet Earth

James is a PhD Student in Petrology and Geochemistry working on understanding the source and flux of volatiles in Earth’s lithospheric mantle. He is incredibly passionate about Earth Sciences and communicating the wonders of our fascinating planet.

Karen Jinks

Karen Jinks

Creative Reactions

I am a Mixed Media Artist and Graphic Designer, and founder of the Cambridge Creative Network. Creative Reactions is such a wonderful collaborative project, bringing together artists and scientists to produce extraordinary works and I can’t wait to see what 2017 brings!

Colleen Rollins

Colleen Rollins

Creative Reactions

I’m a PhD student in Psychiatry studying how the structure & function of the brain supports hallucinations in schizophrenia. Academics aside, I practice life drawing, acroyoga & rock climbing. I’m excited to help integrate art & science!

Bao Xiu Tan

Bao Xiu Tan

City Coordinator

I am a PhD student in stem cell biology exploring how physical factors of the extracellular environment affect stem cell behaviour. When I’m not in the lab, I like to sketch, dance, and spend time outdoors.

Victoria Honour

Victoria Honour

Planet Earth

I am a PhD student in Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge, looking at frozen magma chambers. I am passionate about science communication and the interaction between science and policy. I enjoy baking, running and hiking in cold places.

Maria Kaimaki

Maria Kaimaki

City Coordinator

After completing my PhD in Cambridge, I have now moved to Imperial as a postdoc in Bioengineering. I investigate the contact mechanics of complex interfaces; in particular how biological systems can tune their adhesion. I also love dancing, cooking & DIY.

Dr Tammy Dougan

Dr Tammy Dougan

Immunology

I carried out my PhD in Immunology, and worked as a Postdoc on autoimmunity in Australia. I currently coordinate the Cambridge Immunology Network. I am keen to promote public engagement with Immunology. Looking forward to be part of PoS and Creative Reactions!

June Park

June Park

Communications and sponsorship

A chemical engineer turned polymer chemist, I study the impact of the mechanical
properties of the extracellular matrix in different disease models. Interdisciplinary research excites
me and I love informal discussions about science in pubs!

Julia Woitischek

Julia Woitischek

Communications and sponsorship

Hi! I am Julia, a third year PhD student in Earth Sciences at the University of Cambridge. My
work aims to provide a deeper understanding in physical and chemical processes during
volcanic eruptions. My case study volcano is Yasur in Vanuatu.

Margherita Gallieni

Margherita Gallieni

Creative Reactions

With a background in Environmental Architecture and a keen interest in historic buildings, art and sustainability, I am currently working in the architectural practice in Cambridge. I look forward to explore ways to engage everyone with the art and science relationship!

Helen Kenny

Helen Kenny

Creative Reactions

I'm a Cambridge based artist specialising in painting and printmaking. It is surprising where creative inspiration can spark from and I value the rich communication between artists and scientists offered by Pint of Science. I am excited to be part of this year's Creative Reactions team.

Lizzie Gill

Lizzie Gill

Creative Reactions

I am a tissue engineering PhD student researching how to grow cells in a realistic way outside of the body using 3D printing. Science and art thrive off each other. I am looking forward to engage and discuss science from an artistic standpoint.

Elisa Liberati

Elisa Liberati

Our Body (1)

I am a healthcare service researcher with a passion for science and public engagement. I particularly enjoy bringing multiple disciplines together to explore complex issues and generate new insights on well-known topics. Thoroughly excited to be a team relay for PoS 2019!

Claire Fielding

Claire Fielding

Our Body (1)

I am a first year PhD student within the department of haematology, investigating the neural regulation of acute myeloid leukaemia. I'm excited to be part of PoS for the first time and I'm looking forward to the events!

Eva Higginbotham

Eva Higginbotham

Our Body (1)

I'm a 4th year PhD student at the Department of Zoology in Cambridge, studying brain development in fruit flies. I'm passionate about public engagement with science and so very pleased to be a part of Pint of Science 2019!

Donata Iandolo

Donata Iandolo

Our Body (2)

I'm an outreach officer of the Sensor CDT (Cambridge). In August, I finished a Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship on bioelectronics and bone tissue engineering. I have lived in Italy, France, Sweden, Singapore and now UK.

Jake Cridge

Jake Cridge

Our Body (2)

Hi, my name is Jake and I am a third year PhD student at the MRC Cancer Unit, within Cambridge University. My PhD focuses on the role of the immune system in cancer; specifically, the immune dysfunction that arises in tumour-draining lymph nodes.

James Wagstaff

James Wagstaff

Tech Me Out

I'm a PhD student at the MRC Lab of Molecular Biology. I'm trying to understand how a bacteria can divide itself to make two new ones – and hopefully figure out smart ways to stop them doing that inside our bodies.

Lukas Vasadi

Lukas Vasadi

Tech Me Out

I'm a Research Assistant at the Engineering Department of the University of Cambridge, where I help develop biosensors for rapid detection of viral infections. I enjoy travel writing and sampling beer from all corners of the globe.

Maria Carvalho

Maria Carvalho

Beautiful Mind

I am a structural biologist interested in protein-protein interactions. In my spare time I am a project leader at FoodCycle, a charity tackling food waste and food poverty, I like to go to the gym, cook, travel and spend time with my friends.

Aina Pi Roig

Aina Pi Roig

Beautiful Mind

I got my PhD in Genetics and currently work in the Next Generation Sequencing field. I collaborate with BioExpert Network and Science in School and volunteer with FoodCycle. I love traveling, meeting my friends and teaching yoga whenever I can!

Silvia Benito Kwiecinski

Silvia Benito Kwiecinski

Beautiful Mind

I am a 3rd year PhD student at the MRC-LMB. I use cerebral organoids generated from pluripotent stem cells as a model of early brain development. I am interested in understanding early mechanisms underlying human brain evolution.

Caitlin Black

Caitlin Black

Beautiful Mind

I am an Assistant Psychologist in Neuropsychology at Cambridge University Hospitals. I completed my MSc in Applied Neuropsychology at the University of Bristol, where my research focused on predicting epilepsy surgery outcomes.

Andrea Attipoe

Andrea Attipoe

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a PhD student at the Bioengineering Department, evolving with Dr. David Labonte within the Evolutionary Biomechanics Workgroup, Imperial College London. I find interest in the microscopic world, studying the physics behind insect adhesion.

Theophile Baissas

Theophile Baissas

Atoms to Galaxies

As a postgraduate chemist working in the exciting field of bioelectronics, I am interested in new materials for brain-computer interfaces. I also enjoy exploring creative ways of communicating science, especially so when they involve beer!

Matthew Horton

Matthew Horton

Atoms to Galaxies

I am a PhD student in the field of nanophotonics, hoping to advance our understanding of how light and matter interact at the wavelength scale in order to inform the development of better displays, sensors, and microscopes.