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Silvia Cardellino

Silvia Cardellino

National Director

Trained as a plant scientist and now Journal Manager at the OA publisher Frontiers, I am fascinated by the power of science to understand nature. I strive to share my curiosity and have founded the Swiss festival to help bring science to the public.

Silvia Monari

Silvia Monari

Central Merchandising Designer

During my medical studies I became fascinated by the field of neuroscience, so I am currently doing my PhD on effect of stress on the brain at EPFL. However, what makes me less stressed is my passion for ballet and contemporary dance! After a beautiful experience in the organization of Pint of Scien...

Bruna Lima

Bruna Lima

Internal Coordinator

With a PhD in Plant Science, I work at the OA publisher Frontiers to make science available to everyone. Combining scientific and beer-drinking skills, I now collaborate with the PoS festival.

Pilar Vesga

Pilar Vesga

National Webmaster

ETH PhD Candidate in Plant Sciences (Biocontrol of insect pests).

I love to talk to people about how wonderful bacteria are and how they are not always the "bad guys". Doing research looking for a more sustainable world.

Allie Burns

Allie Burns

National Webmaster

Doctoral student examining the roles that genetic and epigenetic mechanisms play in the complex processes of learning and memory. I also love data and the art of storytelling with data - particularly when enjoyed alongside a pint!

Filipa M Ferreira

Filipa M Ferreira

National Webmaster

I am a PhD student in Neuroimmunology at UZH, studying the role of innate immune receptors in multiple sclerosis. In parallel, I strive to provide people with platforms where they can explore their boundaries, enjoy themselves, and gain knowledge/debate science and societal issues.

Francesco Pennacchio

Francesco Pennacchio

Collateral Marketing Officer

Born and raised in Italy by a family of artists and theater players, I took the path of the black sheep choosing physical-chemistry as my domain. Still, after a PhD in physics, art caught me back through photography, probably my deepest passion. I am trying now to move in the direction of scientific...

Victoria stevenson

Victoria stevenson

Social Media

Passionate about sustainability and science communication, I have left research in materials chemistry in Scotland and Sweden to move to Switzerland to pursue OA publishing in Lausanne. I enjoy climbing and hiking at the weekends making the most of Switzerland's epic surroundings. Equally driven by ...