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Katharina Richter

Katharina Richter

Region Coordinator

I am a medical researcher developing novel treatments to fight antibiotic-resistant superbugs at The University of Adelaide. Being the region coordinator in South Australia is an exciting task and I am thrilled to engage with peers and the public, demystifying science at a pub near you.

Simon Dillon

Simon Dillon

MC

I have 25 years of research experience in microbiology and agricultural research. I've spent the last 13 years in wine microbiology at the Australian Wine Research Institute, Yalumba and Adelaide Uni. I have interests in wild wine fermentation and wild yeasts, vinegar making and beer brewing.

Jemisha Apajee

Jemisha Apajee

Volunteer

I am a statistician/Data Scientist working in the pharmacoepidemiology arena. This is my first year as a Pint of Science volunteer.

Mark Gardner

Mark Gardner

Volunteer

I'm currently in my final year of my PhD in Engineering, which involves making a device to monitor heart rate during sleep. When I'm not researching I like to play or watch all kinds of sports, play video games, watch tv and go hiking.

Rebecca Lehmann

Rebecca Lehmann

Volunteer

I’m a PhD student, investigating the causes a neurodegenerative childhood disorder. I’m so excited about PoS, and the chance to tell Adelaide about the exciting research we do here. To procrastinate from writing my thesis, I enjoy baking, ballet and fostering my unhealthy addiction to reality TV.

Renly Lim

Renly Lim

Volunteer

Pharmacist. Research fellow. I adore koalas and kangaroos. Loves engaging the public with science over a glass of wine.

Bastien Llamas

Bastien Llamas

Volunteer

I use DNA extracted from long-dead people and animals as a time machine to reconstruct the past genetic history of humans and other large mammals. I have an accent in all languages I speak, I significantly increase the average age of my soccer team, and I feel better on the road than on the couch

Jacqui McRae

Jacqui McRae

Volunteer

I am a senior research scientist at the Australian Wine Research institute investigating the chemistry behind wine texture and clarity. I am also a wine science lecturer at the University of Adelaide, SA museum volunteer, novice fiction writer and action movie tragic.

Michael Michael

Michael Michael

Volunteer

I am head of the Gene Expression Lab at Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer. We are interested in the genetic and epigenetic changes associated with bowel cancer. We strive for better prevention, detection and treatments for gastrointestinal cancers.

Morgan Newman

Morgan Newman

Volunteer

I am a researcher from the Alzheimer's Disease Genetics Laboratory in Adelaide. This is my second year volunteering and I thoroughly enjoy being involved in Pint of Science as talking science over beer is one of my favourite things to do.

Harrison Schultz

Harrison Schultz

Volunteer

Coffee, music and outdoors lover. I'm currently a qualified journalist who is also studying a bachelor of science in an effort to truly find what makes my brain tic.