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Amy McKean

Amy McKean

Montreal coordinator

I just finished my Masters in Mech. Eng. studying red blood cells. I believe that the best parts of life come from learning and sharing knowledge, and I look forward to doing that with you over a pint at this year's Pint of Science. Cheers!

Caitlin Fowler

Caitlin Fowler

Bar Manager

I'm a PhD Candidate at McGill University and I use a mini MRI machine to study how brain structure and chemistry change over time in rats with Alzheimer's disease. I not yet jaded by the world of academia and still want to learn and talk about as much cool science as possible, preferably over a pint...

Kat Cruickshank

Kat Cruickshank

Our Body Bar Manager

Kat’s somewhere in the depths of her Masters in Neuroscience at McGill. A large portion of her time is spent with an MRI scanner, investigating Alzheimer’s disease. Alternatively, she can be found cycling through mad Montreal traffic or discussing science (i.e. failed experiments) over an IPA.

Alastair Garner

Alastair Garner

Our Body Bar Manager

Alastair joined Pint of Science thinking it was a drinking society for science grad students. Luckily, he’s thrilled to help showcase the coolest science to the curious-minded. Alastair studies how circuits of the nervous system generate coordinated behaviour and enjoys talking in the third-person.

Michelle Yen Tran

Michelle Yen Tran

Our Body Bar Manager

I’m a PhD candidate in the Biological and Biomedical Engineering program at McGill and my research focuses on improving the lentiviral vector system for CAR-T cell therapies. In my spare time, I love to explore in nature, travel, hang out with friends, and stay active (and, of course, drink!).

Rozzy Roberts

Rozzy Roberts

Creative Reactions Bar Manager

Rozzy is a post-doc working on how mitochondria stay healthy in neurons and how this goes wrong in Parkinson’s disease. She loves talking about big scientific ideas, explaining her research without using jargon (hard as it is!), cold sunny days with sparkly snow, and cider.

Max Wolpert

Max Wolpert

Beautiful Mind Bar Manager

I am a PhD student in neuroscience at McGill University. I use electroencephalography (EEG) to study Mandarin-English bilinguals' sentence processing, and how second language experience affects your first language processing.

Sophie Ehresmann

Sophie Ehresmann

Bar Manager - Our body

I am a PhD student in molecular biology at the Montreal Clinical Research Institute and a passionate homebrewer. I usually try not to mix the two, but PoS is a great way to do so!

Mackenzie Thornbury

Mackenzie Thornbury

Bar Manager

I’m a 2nd year Microbiology Masters Student at Université de Montréal with the finish line in sight. When I’m not hanging out with my viruses in lab, I’m dancing swing, or helping out in community biolabs. I love sharing science with anyone who will listen and I can’t believe I get to do it while dr...

Lena Kremin

Lena Kremin

Bar Manager

I am currently a PhD candidate in Psychology at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. My main research interest is language acquisition in bilingual children, particularly how bilingual infants separate their languages. I’m currently involved in projects investigating parental language mixing, ...

Chris Corkery

Chris Corkery

Atoms to Galaxies Bar Manager

Chris is a materials scientist and technology developer. His latest project is headed to the ISS! He teaches scientific communication at McGill, and does chemistry outreach whenever possible. Montreal is an awesome place to live, but the best times in life are spent in the wilderness.

Aditya Baksi

Aditya Baksi

Planet Earth Bar Manager

I am a PhD student at the department of Atmospheric and Oceanic sciences at McGill university. I love Mathematics and am very fond of Fluid Dynamics, which led my way to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Turbulence. I also love to travel and eat. I am looking forward to promote 'Planet Earth' in this P...

Madeline Shred

Madeline Shred

Atoms to Galaxies Bar Manager

I'm a biology grad student at McGill, studying the structure & dynamics of filamentous, cellular proteins called microtubules. I'm passionate about sharing the importance of basic research, going outdoors, studying protein structure-function relationships, and cuddling my cat.