Dr. Inés Dawson
Science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight)
Inés is a science communicator and Oxford graduate (DPhil Biomechanics of Insect Flight). She runs the award-winning bilingual YouTube channel Draw Curiosity, and makes science stories interesting and accessible for a wide range of audiences. An enthusiastic and entertaining educational speaker, Inés uses creativity to make complex subjects simple and fun.
Dr. James Crowe
James is a board-certified infectious diseases physician, viral immunology researcher and director of the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center in Nashville, Tennessee–where he researches the human immune response to infections and vaccinations. A professor of pediatrics, pathology, microbiology, and immunology, James is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine. He has invented over 50 patents for different vaccines and antibodies and has also published over 350 papers. Together with his team, he won the Merck Future Insight Prize 2019. “Helping the world’s most vulnerable people.” In an interview for our PRO magazine, James describes the ultimate goal of his research.
Dr. Andreas Menrad
Andreas received his PhD in Immunology from the University of Stuttgart and previously worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Wistar Institute in Philadelphia, USA. Andreas is the author of more than 30 patents (and over 25 peer-reviewed publications) and is currently Vice President and Global Head of New Biological Entities at Merck.