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I'm a neuroscientist by training, experienced in molecular genetics and behavioural analysis of mouse models of psychiatric diseases. I enjoy to science communication, particularly by public speaking and video production, and currently I work as a Science Communicationa and Impact Officer for the EU project RD-Connect, dealing with rare genetic diseases. From February/March 2019 I would welcome a new employment opportunity. Besides, I'm interested in global health, particularly noncommunicable diseases.

I enjoy working in international environment and I am happy to relocate.


Current Experience

  • Science Communication and Impact Coordinator Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Since May 2016

    Science communication for RD-Connect, an EU project on rare diseases. Tasks: dissemination strategy and coordination, website content design and management (, video production, newsletters, social media, annual reports, writign scientific publications, public speaking.

Past Experience

  • Intern Buenos Aires, Argentina
    November 2015 --- December 2015

    Reports on economy and politics in South America, Spanish-Polish translations, consular documentation, diplomatic events.

  • R&D Scientist Göttingen, Germany
    March 2015 --- August 2015

    Research on mouse models of psychiatric diseases for a biotech company.

  • PhD Candidate Göttingen, Germany
    October 2010 --- January 2015

    Project: "Schizophrenia Risk Factor Tcf4 and Gene x Environment Interaction in Mice": behavioural neuroscience, biological psychiatry, mouse models of psychiatric disease, gene expression analysis.

  • Summer Student Duarte, CA, United States
    June 2007 --- August 2007

    Genetic screening for genes involved in axonal transport in Drosophila melanogaster.


Self Assessment :
Self-disciplineOrganizationApproachabilityCommunicativeCoordinationCuriosityIndividualityInterest in knowledgeKindnessResponsibilityCreative thinkingCritical thinking


Self Assessment :
Animal models Diabetes Scientific writingAnalytical techniquesAnimal ModelsBiomedical SciencesDesign of Experiments (DOE) ExperimentationGeneticsGenomicsGraphPad PrismInternational Project ManagementLaboratoryLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLaboratory testingLife SciencesLifesciencesMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMolecular & Cellular BiologyMolecular geneticsMultilingualNeurosciencenext generation sequencingOutlookPCRPhenotype PowerPointPresentation SkillsPresentationsProject CoordinationProject ManagementPsychiatryPublic HealthPublic RelationsPublic SpeakingqPCRreal-time PCRReport WritingResearchRNA isolationRT-PCRSchizophreniascienceScientific CommunicationsScientific WritingSocial MediaSocial Media MarketingSocial SkillsStatistical Data AnalysisTeamworkTestingWestern BlottingWomens HealthBehavioural analysisbehaviorMorris Water MazeOpen FieldPainData VisualizationWordPressVideo ProductionWebsite contentMarketing StrategyFear conditioningRare DiseasesGlobal HealthPublic HealthDevelopment cooperationHumanitarian aid
LinkedIn Assessment :
EnglishResearchPublic SpeakingBehavioral NeuroscienceMorris Water MazeOpen FieldScientific PresentationWritten & Oral Presentation SkillsLaTeXPowerPointVideo ProductionAdobe PremiereAdobe Design ProgramsPresentationsmouse modelsGlobal HealthMental HealthRNA isolationAgilentRT-PCRGene Expression ProfilingWestern BlottingGenotypingPCRBlood CollectionGraphPad PrismImageJTransgenic MiceMicrosoft OfficeWindowsPreziTeam LeadershipTeamworkAudacity

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Interpret data Write papersCommunicationConduct animal studiesConduct literature searchesConduct research at universitiesCoordinationInterpret dataInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific datalifescienceManuscript preparationNegotiate payment schedulesNetworkOral presentationpcrPlan experimentsPrepare manuscriptproject managementR&DStatistical analysisStorytellingUse laboratory techniquesWrite final reportsWritten presentationAnimal testingschizophreniaBiological psychiatrypublic speakingVideo productionNewslettersWebsite contentscience communicationAudio editingVideo editingpresentationsBehavioural testingMolecular techniquesExperiment designLaTeX


  • in Coordination of International Project Management from Gesellschaft für Nachhaltige Entwicklung in 2016
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Neuroscience from International Max Planck Research School for Neuroscience in 2014
  • Bachelor's Degree in Biotechnology from University of Warsaw in 2009
  • No degree in Psychology from University of Warsaw in 2009

Training and Certification

  • EURORDIS Summer School: Clinical Trials in 2018 Training
  • Grant writing (Newcastle University) in 2017 Training
  • Next Generation Sequencing in diagnostic setting (3Gb-TEST) in 2017 Training
  • Data Presentation (EMWA) in 2015 Training
  • Introduction to Medical Writing (EMWA) in 2015 Training
  • Production of Educational Films and Information Clips (Georg-August University) in 2015 Training
  • Television (Georg-August University) in 2015 Training
  • E-portfolios (Georg-August University) in 2014 Training
  • Media & public relations for academia (Georg-August University) in 2014 Training
  • Medical English for non-native speakers (EMWA) in 2014 Training
  • Radio (Georg-August University) in 2014 Training
  • Science and medical writing for the public (Georg-August University) in 2014 Training
  • Diabetes - a Global Challenge (Coursera, University of Copenhagen) in 2017 Certification
  • Systems Thinking in Public Health (Coursera, Johns Hopkins University) in 2017 Certification
  • Epidemiology (Coursera, University of North Carolina) in 2016 Certification
  • Global Health (Coursera, University of Geneva) in 2016 Certification
  • International Women’s Health & Human Rights (Stanford University online) in 2015 Certification
  • International Communication Workshop (Georg-August University) in 2014 Certification
  • History of Rock, Part Two (Coursera, University of Rochester) in 2013 Certification
  • The Language of Hollywood: Storytelling, Sound and Color (Coursera, Wesleyan University) in 2013 Certification
  • Animal handling and surgery (Max-Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine) in 2011 Certification
  • Good Scientific Practice (Georg-August University) in 2011 Certification
  • Certificate in Advanced English (the British Council) in 2005 Certification


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Work Preferences

  • Locations I am interested in:
    Argentina Austria Belgium Berlin, Germany Czechia Denmark Germany Luxembourg Netherlands Poland Portugal Slovenia Spain Switzerland
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
    BrightOwl employee
  • International:


    Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


Driving License
  • No