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Cátia Bandeiras

Cátia Bandeiras

Event Manager

Cátia Bandeiras holds a PhD in Bioengineering from Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal and a BSc+MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the same university. During her 8-year long research career, she did research in epidemiology, tissue engineering, cell therapy production and ea...

Nicole Beisiegel

Nicole Beisiegel

Event Manager

I am a maths lecturer in TU Dublin researching computational methods to improve flood simulations. I want people to overcome their fear of mathematics! Outside work, I love spending time with my baby nephew.

Kiva Brennan

Kiva Brennan

Event Manager

Mammy, scientist, pint enthusiast

Máire Caffrey

Máire Caffrey

Event Manager

I’m a Librarian with a science background & MSc in Science Communication, who aims to bring scientists & public together.

Marianna Pagkratidou

Marianna Pagkratidou

Event Manager

Being a passionate science communicator, Marianna participated in FameLab Cyprus, mentored for the School-Lab Cyprus competition, co-organized the Mediterranean Science Festival, and managed the “How to K.I.S.S. Better in Science” Festival.

Laura Gómez

Laura Gómez

Organizer

Spanish girl from Gijón (Asturias) who loves listening to music, and hanging out with friends.

Shane O'Grady

Shane O'Grady

Organizer

Former cancer biologist, now working in research project management in UCD. Interested in bringing together scientists and the public, facilitated by a few pints.

Shreya

Shreya

Organizer

A budding photographer and a comedian! Love meeting people, eating and learning different cultures and travelling if energy permits!

Adam O'Connell

Adam O'Connell

Organizer

I'm a second year PhD student in chemical biology at UCD. Passionate about accessible education to meet the needs of people from a variety of socioeconomic backgrounds, abilities and learning styles... also likes star wars :))

Namrata Iyer

Namrata Iyer

Organizer

I’m a microbiologist. I find it fascinating how organisms we can’t even see, be it viruses or bacteria, can have such a profound influence on our lives. I started off working with infectious pathogens during my PhD. As a postdoctoral fellow, I’ve transitioned from looking at pathogens to bacteria th...

Ozeias

Ozeias

Organizer

Economics PhD candidate at Technological University Dublin. Science Enthusiast, Hiker, Climber and Runner.

Nithya Jaikumar

Nithya Jaikumar

Organizer

I have an industrial experience in Pharmacovigilance and an academic background in Molecular Medicine. I lean to scientific perspectives to understand current World Heath. In the process of discovering my path, I am also interested to listen, share and get inspired from every science enthusiast’s jo...

Aoife Harbison

Aoife Harbison

Organizer

I'm a recent PhD graduate in the field of computational biophysics, studying glycans (carbohydrates).

Kate Jounghyun Um

Kate Jounghyun Um

Organizer

PhD student in the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science at UCD. I am currently working on developing biotechnological solution to remove plastic wastes and produce valuable product from the waste.
M.Sc. Protein structure engineering, B.Sc. Food and nutrition.