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.
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 (http://rd-connect.eu/), video production, newsletters, social media, annual reports, writign scientific publications, public speaking.
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-disciplineOrganizationApproachabilityCommunicativeCoordinationCuriosityIndividualityInterest in knowledgeKindnessResponsibilityCreative thinkingCritical thinking
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
Skills and Expertise
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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