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Kalliope Diakopoulos

Kalliope Diakopoulos

City Coordinator

I am a postdoc in pancreatic cancer/ pancreatitis research at the Klinikum Rechts der Isar, TUM. I have followed the path of science for a long time, but just recently discovered the benefits of combining it with a refreshing pint! I figured working towards this goal would be a cool achievement!

Enrico Garaldi

Enrico Garaldi

Website Manager

I am an astrophysicist at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics. My work is to simulate the Universe in a computer and try to figure out its mysteries. I sometimes succeed. Science is a global, fascinating endeavor to understand Nature, why would you not talk about it in front of a Pint?

Alba Malave

Alba Malave

Event manager

I joined the Pint of Science team to help everybody know that science is a fun way to make the world a better place. I graduated as an Electronic and Biomedical Engineer. Currently I am working as a Functional Safety Engineer and Auditor for Quality Management Systems at TÜV SÜD Product Services.

Marjolein Heddes

Marjolein Heddes

Event Manager

I‘m a PhD student at the TUM investigating the role of the biological clock in our gut. I am a curious person and get excited about my work every day again. I love meeting new people and talk about the fascinating world of science. I think combining the best things in life: beer, science and nice co...

DIana Gonzalez

DIana Gonzalez

Event Manager

As a molecular and cellular biology graduate student I have experienced the fascinating world of scientific research and discovery but also the misinformation communities are bombarded with. I have enjoyed every Pint of science event throughout Germany and understood the impact science communication...

Saskia Demulder

Saskia Demulder

Event Manager

I am a postdoc in the string theory group of the Max-Planck-Institute for Physics.
My research consists in investigating some of the peculiar implications of thinking about strings rather than particles as the fundamental constituents of our universe.
I believe that sharing scientific discoveries...

Ioannis Kamaretsos

Ioannis Kamaretsos

Event Manager

Ioannis was always fascinated by the physical world. At 17 he was awarded 1st prize in the national Astrophysics competition and attended a NASA summer school. His Ph.D. and postdoc focused on gravitational waves and black holes, serving as a LIGO-Virgo member. Currently he works as software team le...

Yvette Zarb

Yvette Zarb

Event Manager

I am a postdoc in LMU investigating neuronal transplantation as a replacement therapy for the injured brain. I find Science amazing, unfortunately, it is sometimes hard to understand if not familiar with the field. So I thought that by joining pint of Science I can help in making science understanda...

Cornelius Frank

Cornelius Frank

Event manager

I am biotechnologist with a focus on gene therapy; currently working at a pharmaceutical company where I soon will start my PhD. Explaining science with all its fascination to a broader group of people is currently more important than ever (and who can withstand a pint of good Bavarian beer?)

Sophie Elizabeth Smith

Sophie Elizabeth Smith

Event manager

I am a PhD student at the institute of virology at Helmholtz Munich, investigating how we can use phages (or viruses which kill bacteria) to treat antibiotic resistant bacterial infections.

Julia Bodensteiner

Julia Bodensteiner

Event organizer

I am a postdoc at the European Southern Observatory where I use large telescopes to study massive stars in our neighboring galaxies, the Magellanic Clouds. I think that it is crucial to not only bring our research results to the general public, but also our enthusiasm for science. And how to better ...