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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

Doctor in Plant Science by ETH. 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.

Else Schneider

Else Schneider

Fundraising

Grew up in Munich, studied Psychology and Mathematics in Vienna and obtained my PhD in cognitive neuroscience in Bern. Now I am doing research on the gut-brain interaction in depression. As I am enthusiastic about beer and making science accessible to everyone, Pint of Science is the perfect match!

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 ...

Galina Limorenko

Galina Limorenko

Podcast Producer

Passionate about neurobiology and bringing science to everyone through podcasts. Often helped with a squeeky sound effects by my roommates guinea pigs Rick, Morty, Beth and Jerry.