Raquel Adaia Sandoval Ortega
City Coordinator, Fundraising
Raquel is conducting her PhD on chronic pain and sleep at the University of Bern. In her free time, she does alpine trekking and travels as much as she can. She is passionate about science communication and hence last year joined Pint of Science Switzerland.
Joana Carlevaro Fita
Decoding the complexity of natural systems and deciphering their inner gears are the forces that have driven my scientific career. Originally from Catalonia (Spain), where I graduated in Human Biology, I moved to Switzerland, where I got my PhD in Biomedical Sciences (University of Bern). As a passi...
Event Manager, Offline Media
An old man and a child in the same body, interested in human health research and is trying not to stumble too much into socially awkward situations. Besides that he's just trying to finish his master in immunology whilst finding enough time for cooking, playing Magic, D'n'D and other nerdy stuff.
PhD Student conducting research in kidney transplantation at University of Bern at Inselspital. When I am not travelling and visiting some Alpaca farms, I am always happy to connect with people and spend some good time talking about science either in the lab or while drinking a pint in a bar.
David M. F. Francisco
Saw Jurassic Park as a kid, wanted to create dinosaurs, ended up as a bioinformatician instead (but give me time…). Originally from Portugal, currently doing a PhD at the IBU from UniBe in the field of Transcriptomics of the Brain Barriers as part of the BtRAIN European network. Scientist during the...
Grew up in Munich, Germany, studied Psychology and Mathematics in Vienna, Austria, and obtained my PhD in cognitive neuroscience in Bern, Switzerland. Now I am doing research on the gut-brain interaction in depression. As I am enthusiastic about beer and making science accessible to everyone, I am v...
PhD candidate in cancer research - interested in the interaction of the immune system with tumor cells. Always excited to communicate science and research to anyone who is willing to listen, always excited about a beer, and therefore happy to be part of the Pint of Science Team in Bern!
Event Manager, Physical Advertisement, Design
Enthusiastic to learn new things every day
Having moved from a lucrative job in online marketing research to doing research on human behavior in academia, I understand the need to make our results known to as many people as possible. Too seldom do academia and the "industry" meet, and I am glad to be able to bring some of the change with PoS...
I am a Master student at the University of Berne and currently am working on my master thesis about learning during sleep.
I love the idea of Pint of Science, where science is for everyone. Is there a better place or way to talk about science than while having a cold beer in your favourite pub?
Neuroscientist doing my PhD work on sleep and feeding at the University of Bern. Bernese and happy that as a researcher I can be a part of the local as well as the international community and sometimes help bridging them. Let's take the opportunity to show that science is not only about generating f...
Graduated in Neurobiology, I have a deep knowledge in Electrophysiology and Biophysics. After an internship at Aarhus University (Denmark), currently I am a PhD student at Department of Physiology (Unibe), studying Vision restoration with Optogenetics.
I strongly believe that Science has a voice, o...
PhD Student in experimental Psychology at the University of Bern. Studied Biology and Neuroscience in Hamburg and Bonn, respectively. My research is focused on Memory and Consciousness. Attended Pint of Science in 2019 as a guest and decided to support this great SciCom festival.
Social Media, Photographer
Passionate about science and nature, I’m doing my PhD in nephrology at UniBe after having studied at the University of Neuchâtel and Lausanne. If I’m not outside doing sport or enjoying nature and mountains, I really appreciate spending time talking about all-and-nothing with my friends, and of cour...
Golden retriever trapped in a hooman body, full of enthusiasm and energy. Originally from Istanbul, Turkey but a global citizen in the heart. The mysteries of the brain always amazed me. So here I am at the University of Bern studying the immune cell trafficking into the central nervous system under...
Optogenetics enthusiast currently conducting my PhD on vision restoration at University of Bern. I also like to drink beer, therefore joinig PoS seemed like a logical step forward.
Neurobiologist from Germany interested in neuroinflammation as a disease modifier in various neurological diseases. Currently conducting my PhD at the University of Bern by studying the role of the innate immune system in Multiple Sclerosis. In a world of ‘fake news’, the denial of climate change an...