I am a graduate student in the department of biochemistry at the University of Alberta and am grateful to be returning as an organizer of Edmonton’s second POS event. I am thrilled to be able to share my love of science (and beer) with the community through Pint of Science!
I graduated with a specialization in Immunology and Infection from the University of Alberta and am now pursing graduate studies researching Alzheimer’s disease. I’m also an avid hiker and arthropod enthusiast!
Cameron Smithers is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Alberta under the mentorship of Dr. Michael Overduin. Cameron has a passion for proteins that signal for the body to form new blood vessels as this is an essential process for wound healing, and a contributor to cancer progression.
Pramodh Senarath Yapa
I am a PhD Student in the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta, working on theories of low-temperature quantum systems! Outside of academia, you can find me playing ultimate frisbee, swing dancing and making music!