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Pascal Merz

President
Chemical and Biochemical engineering
Pascal’s research focuses on the Development of GROMACS, a biomolecular simulation program. He loves the outdoors and can often be found skiing, hiking, running or playing soccer. Pascal has put a focus on organizing social networking events during the last two years at PAC. As next president, he wants to continue strengthening the postdoc community and making sure their concerns are heard.
Raquel

Raquel Salvador

Vice-President and Communications
MCDB
Raquel studies the biology of the Endoplasmic Reticulum and contacts with other organelles in the cell. She really likes microscopes but she likes even more enjoying the outdoors and meeting people from all over the world. She is excited to help build a great international postdoc network in Boulder.
Laura Macdougall

Laura Macdougall

Secretary
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Laura’s research focuses on the synthesis and use of dynamic hydrogel materials to understand different cell interactions and pathways. When she is not in the lab, Laura loves hiking the flatirons and cycling around the many cycle paths in Boulder. As secretary she hopes to meet lots of new and current Postdocs at CU Boulder and to help organize events to unify the communities on east and main campus.
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Benjamin Nault

Treasurer
Chemistry and CIRES
His research focuses on atmospheric chemistry and pollution in large cities. Benjamin joined PAC to assist in creating and planning activities that would create a community for post docs in Boulder and to be a voice for post docs about their concerns during their stay in Boulder.
heidi

Heidi Culver

Advisory Committee
Chemical and Biochemical engineering
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Hélène Devillez

Advisory Committee
Psychology and Neurosciences.
Hélène is a French postdoctoral researcher who focuses on high-level and low-level information influences on attention during visual tasks, by collecting behavioral data as well as recorded eye-movement and EEG data. See her website for more information about her research. She was the PAC webmaster and she is happy to share her experience and skills at the service of the postdoc community
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Atma Ivancevic

Advisory Committee
MCDB
Atma is an Australian postdoc studying the role of ancient viruses in modern diseases such as cancer. She is passionate about work-life balance in science and helps organize hikes and other extracurricular activities for postdocs in Boulder and Denver.
stefano

Stefano Maffei

Advisory Committee
DUANE Physics
Stefano's research focuses on understanding the dynamics taking place in the outer core of the Earth and on the use of geomagnetic observations as a tool to probe the deepest regions of our planet. As a PAC member, Stefano aims at fostering communication between postdocs and researchers at CU and helping consolidate a sense of belonging and identity for postdocs on campus.
evan

Evan Pratt

Advisory Committee
BioFrontiers Institute
Amy Palmer's Lab
josh

Josh Slocum

Advisory Committee
JILA