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Lekha Menon Margassery

Lekha Menon Margassery

Team Lead

Researcher, event organiser, dancer. I now study bacteria living in the gut. Previously, I've worked on identifying antibiotics from marine bacteria. Having spent some time in teaching, I love the idea of communicating science in a simple way.

Erin Harris

Erin Harris

Team Lead

I’m an American neuroscientist in UCC studying how biological sex affects susceptibility to stress-related depression. Outside the lab, I love singing, spending too much time on TikTok, and enjoying a pint of cider. Looking forward to sharing some science with Ireland!

Vinay Kumar

Vinay Kumar

Organizer

PhD researcher in UCC School of Chemistry. I do computational modelling of pharmaceutical drugs to optimise the drug delivery .

Muireann Egan

Muireann Egan

Organizer

PhD in Microbiology now working as Communications Officer for the Teagasc Food Research
Programme at Moorepark, Co. Cork. My role is to promote the activities of the Teagasc Food
Programme to various target audiences, including scientists, the general public, the food
industry, other public agenc...

Jatin Nagpal

Jatin Nagpal

Organizer

Jatin did his B.Sc. in biochemistry in Delhi, India. Thereafter, he got his M.Sc. and PhD in neuroscience from Germany. Since last year, he is an Irish Research Council post-doctoral fellow at UCC, Cork working in microbiota-gut-brain axis field.

Cathal Dold

Cathal Dold

Organizer

I have a BsC Honours degree in nutritional science. My research is funded by VistaMilk and aims to track dairy proteins and products as they transit the gut and across the intestinal barrier. I believe it is key for researchers to communicate their work to the general public in a easy to understand,...

Melusine Pigeon

Melusine Pigeon

Organizer

Melusine is a Senior researcher in the Tyndall National Institute in Cork. Her research interests are around electromagnetics and wireless devices. In addition of that she has a strong interest in outreach activities which promote STEM as Pint Of Science.

Nadeem Rather

Nadeem Rather

Organizer

Nadeem Rather is a PhD student at Tyndall National Institute, UCC, with two years of research and industry work experience.

Nadeem specializes in Electromagnetics, RF Antenna Designs and RFID for wireless health monitoring applications.