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Amy McKean

Amy McKean

Montreal coordinator

Amy is working on her Masters in Mechanical Engineering at McGill University. She believes that the best parts of life come from learning and sharing knowledge, and looks forward to doing that with you over a pint at this year's Pint of Science. Cheers!

Tana Sun

Tana Sun

Tech Me Out - Event Manager

As a McGillian working towards her BSc degree, Tana is extremely passionate about science. She loves to hear about new discoveries and pays attention to the annual Nobel and Breakthrough Prizes winners, and is also attracted to designing and sketching science in an artistic way.

Caitlin Fowler

Caitlin Fowler

Our Body - Event Manager

Caitlin recently started a PhD in Biological and Biomedical Engineering at McGill University where she is using neuroimaging to study Alzheimer’s disease. Caitlin is not yet jaded by the world of academia and is keen to learn about and accessibly communicate as much scientific research as possible!

Christophe Lachance-Brais

Christophe Lachance-Brais

Atoms to Galaxies - Event Manager

Christophe Lachance-Brais loves molecules! He gets to play with them all day working on DNA hydrogels and small-molecule/DNA supramolecular assemblies. He comes from right here, Montréal, a beautiful city of festivals and potholes. He likes to ski, climb, and canoe in this beautiful country.

Oi Yin Lai

Oi Yin Lai

Tech Me Out - Event Manager

Oi Yin did her B.Sc. degree at the University of Toronto. She is a G.I.T. (Geoscientist-in-Training) and an M.Sc. candidate in Geography at McGill University. She specializes in biogeochemical cycling of boreal peatland. She loves to hike and learn new languages during her spare time.

Christopher McCray

Christopher McCray

Planet Earth - Event Manager

Chris has been passionate about the weather since he was a kid, and is now working on his PhD in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill. He studies the meteorology behind ice storms (and experiences them often in Montreal!). He is also especially interested in climate and public policy.

Kat Cruickshank

Kat Cruickshank

Our Body - Event 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.

Sanne Janssen

Sanne Janssen

Beautiful Minds - Event Manager

Sanne is a PhD student at McGill studying the molecular biology of skin cancer. She spends her free time in Canada’s beautiful outdoors and, as a true Dutch, loves to bike, even during Montreal winter. She is looking forward to promoting science communication during this year’s Pint of Science.

Béatrice Reid

Béatrice Reid

Our Society - Event Manager

Béatrice is a yes-person, this means opportunities to learn, and contribute to a better society! Her preoccupation for food security, water access, and ecosystems preservation have led her to Bioresource Engineering at McGill. She's interested to create more links between people and the environment.

Rozzy Roberts

Rozzy Roberts

Our Society - Event 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.

Aditya Baksi

Aditya Baksi

Planet Earth - Event Manager

Aditya is a PhD student at the department of Atmospheric and Oceanic sciences at McGill university. He loves Mathematics and is very fond of Fluid Dynamics, which led his way to Geophysical Fluid Dynamics. He also loves to travel. He is looking forward to promote 'Planet Earth' in this POS.

Alastair Garner

Alastair Garner

Our Body - Event 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.

Mario Ferreiro

Mario Ferreiro

Atom to Galaxies - Event Manager

Mario has been interested in science since he can remember, and is now a PhD student in Chemical Engineering at Polytechnique Montreal. Believing that it is critical to communicate science to everyone for a greater future, and always happy to enjoy a beer…this event could not be a better place!

Uday Kundap

Uday Kundap

Beautiful Minds - Event Manager

I am a pharmacist with a long-standing interest in drug discoveries for epilepsy and neuro-disorder. I have a sound knowledge of clinical trials and interested to work on related project in the pharmaceutical company. I was working as a project-coordinator at Lambda Therapeutic Research Ltd. India.

Chris Corkery

Chris Corkery

Tech Me Out - Event 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.

Michelle Yen Tran

Michelle Yen Tran

Our Body – Event Manager

Michelle recently fast-tracked from the Master’s into the PhD program at McGill University (hooray!) and she works on improving lentiviral vectors used in gene and cell therapy. She has finally been convinced to enjoy alcohol, which will come in handy for coping with the long road of research ahead.

Deasy Nalley

Deasy Nalley

Planet Earth - Event Manager

Deasy is a PhD candidate in the Dept. of Bioresource Engineering at McGill. She is keen in learning about different avenues in transmitting knowledge from the laboratory to the general public. Outside academic work, she enjoys discovering various cuisines in the city (which surely includes beer).