Team Members

Stephanie Da Silva

Stephanie Da Silva

I am a biologist specialized in Crohn and ulcerative colitis diseases and try to understand cell mechanisms so we can develop new therapies for patients. I wanted to start Pint of Science Sweden since I think that spreading science directly to the public is essential for the future.

Ester Polaina

Ester Polaina

PhD in Environmental Sciences, investigating how Global Change is affecting animal biodiversity and thinking about solutions to slow down its decline. I believe doing Science without communicating it to everybody is like being in an island without a bridge to the land. I look forward to crossing this bridge with you and with some beers for the way!

Sabine Konings

Sabine Konings

PhD student in Neuroscience at Lund University. Originally I’m from the Netherlands, but the Alzheimer research I am conducting now made me move to the south of Sweden. I am very excited to help spread out science from the laboratories into the pubs!

Maria Rodriguez Zabala

Maria Rodriguez Zabala

Pedro Velica

Pedro Velica

By day I am a researcher at the Karolinska Institute untangling the relationship between cancer and the immune system. By night I am a cartoonist drawing comics about science and life in academia posting my work online under the name of Pedromics.

Event manager

Event manager

Ana Osorio Oliveira

Ana Osorio Oliveira

Neuroscientist & Passionate Science Communicator! I’ve been studying neurological diseases for a decade. The way our brain works never ceases to amaze me & I love to share that as well! Traveling, Dancing, Photography & Cooking are a MUST in my life!

David Rule

David Rule

Ana Gonzales Ramos

Ana Gonzales Ramos

Neuroscientist and stem cell research lover. From Barcelona and, after finishing my master's degree in Edinburgh, currently doing my PhD in cell therapy for Epilepsy at Lund University. Although I've participated in several outreach activities before, I've just jumped into this Pint of Science adventure. So, I'm very excited about it and willing to bring PoS for first time to Sweden!

Nazeefa Fatima

Nazeefa Fatima

Bioinformatics student exploring human genomes. Learning is good but learning science together at pub is even better. Looking forward to see you at the PoS 2019 in Sweden!

Goncalo Brito

Goncalo Brito

I am biomedical scientist in the field of regenerative medicine, who enjoys exploring other sides of science such as communication and illustration. Naturally, that makes me an enthusiastic supporter of scientific outreach initiatives.

Eliska Waloschkova

Eliska Waloschkova

PhD student in Neurobiology wanting to share the amazing world of science! I come from the Czech republic and in my studies in Sweden I focus on developing cell-based therapy for epilepsy.
As I say: "Science is like magic, but real!"

Ton Falques

Ton Falques

Catalan scientist happily expatriated to Sweden. A convinced believer on the importance of the open science communication and in our responsibility as researchers to share what we are doing. In Lund trying to elucidate the mechanisms how leukemia become resistant to the chemotherapy treatment. "It's öl about science, my friends!"

Ben Libberton

Ben Libberton

I’m a microbiology researcher turned full time science communicator. I previously worked at Sweden’s synchrotron MAX IV where I developed an interest in physics and material science. I’m passionate about science communication and public speaking.

Rashmi Ramesh

Rashmi Ramesh

I am a biologist working with fruit flies. I believe in sharing research findings to help broaden public understanding of, and support to research. Pint of Science does exactly this, and I am excited to be a part of this community in 2019!

Laura Torres Garcia

Laura Torres Garcia

Originally from Spain, I enjoy Science as much as I enjoy beer. I am a PhD student in Neuroscience in Lund University, and I think as scientists we need to open up and show the importance of the job that we are doing.

Ronald van de Berg

Ronald van de Berg

Scientist who studies the human mind by treating it as a computer. Enjoys pints of knowledge during the day and likes to mix this with pints of beer in the evenings. See you at PoS Uppsala in May!

Sonia Aits

Sonia Aits

After a fair bit of scientific globetrotting, I now lead the “Cell Death and Lysosomes” group at Lund University where we combine biomedicine and computer science to find new treatments for neurodegeneration, stroke and cancer. I enjoy bringing cutting-edge research from different fields together and interacting with people from different backgrounds, countries and ages. Also, a great fan of Open Science. Pint of Science combines all of that!

Claudia Velhas

Claudia Velhas

I’m a science communicator and interactive exhibition developer. I have worked with several museums developing exciting learning experiences for all ages! When I am not “sciencing”, I’m either dancing, singing or learning to play the guitar!

Ana Amaral

Ana Amaral

I am a biochemist and work at Karolinska Institute studying tissue stem cells – cells that maintain our tissues or repair them in case of damage. I love science communication and to take part in events that bring science closer to the general public.