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Minas is a DPhil Candidate at the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Oxford. He completed his B.Sc. in Molecular Medicine from the University of Furtwangen, Germany, and the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. During his studies, he had a research stay at the German Cancer Research Centre in Heidelberg as well as at the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research in Tübingen, Germany. In 2014, Minas moved to Oxford to finish his M.Sc. degree in Interdisciplinary Neuroscience from the Goethe University of Frankfurt, Germany. Apart from his research, he is an experienced health care management analyst for the European market.
As the President of the Science Innovation Union he is responsible for the strategy and general smooth running of the organisation. He is committed to improve the entrepreneurial landscape in life sciences, and strongly believes that the Science Innovation Union can contribute to this cause.
editor in chief
Burcu Anil Kirmizitas
Burcu is a postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford. She is a protein biochemist and has been working on a variety of projects since she got her PhD on protein folding in the US, including rational drug design for cancer therapy and epigenetics. She loves writing and reading about all areas of science and is responsible for the Editorial for the Science Innovation Union across divisions.
Burcu is a strong believer in the use of science for improving quality of life and in building bridges between scientists, who live for this very aim, and the platforms they can bring their related to work to life. This is why she is proud to be part of Science Innovation Union, whose very aim is to help build these bridges.
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