Committee

Hammam Antar

Co-president


Hammam is currently a third year PhD student at the department of fundamental microbiology DMF-UNIL. He is interested in studying proteins and factors involved in chromosome organization and maintenance in bacteria.


Ophélie Gosselin

Co-president


Ophélie is a second year PhD student at the department of fundamental microbiology DMF-UNIL. She is studying proteins involved in chromosome organization and maintenance in the bacterial model Bacillus subtillis.



Sedreh Nassirnia

Co-president




Roberto Avendaño

Secretary


Roberto is a PhD in the Schaerli group (DMF, UNIL). He works on synthetic circuits for engineering bacterial living materials.




Ali Hallaj

Secretary


Ali is a first year PhD candidate at the Department of Biomedical Sciences. His PhD project revolves around finding new molecules and methods that allow cell penetrating peptides to escape endosomes.



Evgeniya Trofimenko

Treasurer




Afonso Bravo

Webmaster


Afonso is currently pursuing a PhD position at the Veening Lab (DMF – UNIL). He is a microbiologist working with CRISPRi-Seq on Streptococcus pneumoniae, with a deep passion for Python programing.



Guilhem Panneau

Webmaster




Ludivine Brandt

Moderator




Philipp Walch

Moderator


Philipp is a Postdoc in the Department of Immunobiology DIB-UNIL. His research centers around host-pathogen interactions, specifically the impact of enteric bacterial-viral co-infections on the host innate immune response.



Irina Terekhova

Graphic Designer


3d year PhD candidate UNIL/ IHM (CHUV). Working on an interdisciplinary thesis in the intersection of History of Psychiatry and History of Art



Bevika Sewgoolam

Active Member


Bevika is currently a second year PhD candidate at the Department of Fundamental Microbiology at UNIL. Her PhD research focuses on understanding antibiotic resistance in the human pathogen Streptococcus pneumoniae.



Erfan Heidari

Active member




Maya Houmel

Active member


PhD candidate, predoctoral researcher at FBM, UNIL.



Mélissa Frund

Active member




Natalia Gaarslev

Active member


Natalia is a Ph.D. student in the lab of Sebastian Soyk (CIG, UNIL). She works on developmental plant genetics with a focus on natural genetic variation and transcriptome dynamics in the inflorescences of the model crop tomato




Nicholay Diaz Ardila

Active member


Nicholay is a second-year Ph.D. student at the Department of Plant Molecular Biology at UNIL. He is studying the pH effects on CLE peptide perception in Arabidopsis thaliana.




Shivali Dongre

Active member




Tiberiu Nita

Active member


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