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Jarrod McKenna

Jarrod McKenna

Co-City Coordinator

I am a reproductive biologist PhD from Monash University and a passionate science communicator and STEM educator. Being a former zookeeper, I also love animals and enjoy spending my spare time at the dog beach or at the pub with a delicious IPA in hand!

Rao Morusupalli

Rao Morusupalli

Co-City Coordinator

Hi I am currently an honours student studying Astrophysics at Monash University, I am also a stand-up comedian who is a regular on the Melbourne scene. I am passionate about science communication and believe it is great way to combine both my love of comedy and Astrophysics.

Allan Yu

Allan Yu

Volunteer

I'm a science student at Monash.

Angela Qin

Angela Qin

Venue Manager

I am a recent BSc (Chemistry) graduate from the University of Melbourne with an interest in helping researchers translate their research as experts to non-experts with the aim of disseminating knowledge for the public good.

Amber Simons

Amber Simons

Volunteer

I am a science student majoring in biochemistry and I’m passionate about science being accessible to everyone no matter their background. I enjoy cooking, reading, watching Tedtalk and punny science jokes.

Annie Morgan

Annie Morgan

Volunteer

Annie is an American-born science enthusiast who moonlights in 9-5 projects and communication work to pay the bills. Special areas of interest include biomedicine & technologies, psychology, neuroscience, sustainability, indigenous Australian studies, Human Centred Design, good banter and pints.

Ciara Sheridan

Ciara Sheridan

Volunteer

I am currently in my final year of a Bachelor of Environmental Science in Wildlife and Conservation Biology at Deakin. A lover of wildlife and travel, my main goal in life is to be the next David Attenborough - sharing the wonders and beauty that our planet brings.

Emily Zitkevicius

Emily Zitkevicius

Volunteer

Emily is a tenor horn playing dragon boat racer who works in the contaminated land industry by day and loves science! She managed to see the Pint of Science in real life before Covid hit, and is really excited to be a volunteer at the 2022 event.

Koby Klemens

Koby Klemens

Volunteer

Science student who is interested in science communication.

Laura Marchese

Laura Marchese

Volunteer

I’m a PhD candidate at Deakin University researching plant-based diets and their associations with cardiovascular health. If I'm not talking about food or eating you will find me on my bike searching for baked treats.

Madeleine Massy-Westropp

Madeleine Massy-Westropp

Volunteer

I combine my love of medical science and talking (preferably nonstop) as a science communicator. After working in research laboratories and completing my Masters degree in cancer immunology, I now create content that makes science accessible for everyone.

Pauline Coulon

Pauline Coulon

Volunteer

I am currently a postdoctorate at the Peter Doherty Institute where I investigate the virulence and infection of Burkholderia pseudomallei group.

Tim Gunstone

Tim Gunstone

Volunteer
Yin Yuan

Yin Yuan

Volunteer

I'm a clinician specialising in blood cancers and currently doing research to investigate how we can improve treatments for patients with leukaemia.

Zahra Islam

Zahra Islam

Volunteer

I am currently a postdoc research fellow at UniMelb, looking at how we can harness the power of soil microbes to improve biofertilisers and crop growth within the agricultural sector. When not in the lab, I can be found brunching all across Melbourne and binging numerous TV shows simultaneously.