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Thanassis Psaltis

Thanassis Psaltis

Hamilton Coordinator

Thanassis is a Physics PhD candidate at McMaster University. His research interest lies in the area of Experimental Nuclear Astrophysics, the study of the origin of the elements in the cosmos. He has worked as a researcher in laboratories in Greece, Canada, USA, Japan and Germany. When he is not sma...

Sawayra Owais

Sawayra Owais

"Beautiful Mind" Event Manager

Sawayra Owais is a Masters student in the Neuroscience program at McMaster University. In addition to hosting a weekly radio show highlighting graduate students' research, she loves watching online gameplays.

Nicole Greisman

Nicole Greisman

Event Manager for 'Beautiful Minds' 2019
Lana Vedelago

Lana Vedelago

Event Coordinator for 'Beautiful Minds' 2019

I’m Lana and I am working on a Masters in Neuroscience at McMaster University. When I’m not in the lab you can find me at the dance studio or volunteering with kitties at the local animal shelter. I’m very excited to be a part of Pint of Science Canada this year!

Adam Fortais

Adam Fortais

Atoms to Galaxies Event Coordinator

Adam Fortais is a PhD candidate studying the physics of soft matter at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. When he is not squishing things in the lab he likes to write, make art, and sing karaoke.

Robert Ungard

Robert Ungard

'Our Body' Event Coordinator

Robert Ungard is a PhD Candidate in the Medical Sciences program at McMaster University, His research focusses on the molecular mechanisms of neuropathic and cancer pain, and his free time focusses on making and eating delicious food.

Natalka Parzei

Natalka Parzei

'Our Body' Event Coordinator

Natalka is a recent Biology and Pharmacology graduate from McMaster University. During her studies she did a thesis project on treatment of neuropathic pain. Outside of the lab, she loves to travel, bake, and work on puzzles.