Utrecht Team

Jorge Touris

City Coordinator

PhD student in Utrecht University mainly focused on Protein-Protein Interactions. Born in Bilbao but a worldwide citizen. Love what I do, and of course a good pint of beer! Pubs and Science, are you going to miss it?

Monica Vidal


Master student in Environmental Biology, with a passion for nature conservation. Love making science fun and accessible to everyone who wants to learn, and empower new (and old) generations with confidence for the future. From Lisbon, Portugal to the Netherlands, beer in hand!

Carl Shneider

Event Manager

Postdoc in Space Weather at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica.
Fascinated by our Cosmic environment. Love to participate in Public Science outreach! 
From the Big Apple

Raquel Ledo

Communication Officer

Biotechnologist, pianist in my free time and passionate about photography. Mentally curious and restless, always to the rhythm of a good blues. Lover of nature and any activity surrounded by it. The disclosure is the mouth of science, let it talk!

Marleen Balvert


Postdoc halfway between CWI and Utrecht University. Working on personalised medicine and genetic diseases. Public science engagement? Uh-huh! See you in the pubs!

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