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VERONIKA NESVEROVA

Pharmacist, PhD in protein biochemistry

Resume

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LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/veronikanesverova

Contact: veronika@nesverova.com

Experience

PhD student in Protein Biochemistry, Lund University

4/2015 – ongoing (expected graduation 2/2020)

Planning and conducting several research projects within the topic of membrane protein characterisation.

Skills developed:

  • Advanced project and time management skills – working on several research projects at the same time in diverse international teams, handling large amount of information, prioritizing
  • Thorough documentation of methods and results
  • Communication – presenting my research at conferences, PhD students’ representative in the division leading group, chair of PhD student meetings
  • Teaching – Lab assistant at a course in Advanced Biochemistry, 350+ hours of active teaching, always received the best evaluation, supervision of 2 students for thesis projects

Mastered laboratory skills:

  • Recombinant protein expression using bacterial and yeast expression systems
  • Advanced purification optimization of both soluble and membrane proteins
  • Protein crystallization
  • Protein mass spectrometry
  • Fluorescence spectroscopy and microscopy
  • Cloning, mutagenesis
  • Protein characterization using CD, DLS, nanoDSF
  • Protein-protein interactions using MST, ITC, fluorescence anisotropy
  • Immunoassays – Western blotting

List of publications

Founder, president of the association and main coordinator – PechaKucha Lund

03/2018 – ongoing

PechaKucha Lund is an association (ideel förening) that strives to build a public arena for sharing insights and ideas. Four times a year we organize PechaKucha Nigths – events where 10 speakers present their ideas and thoughts using the PechaKucha format – 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each.

Skills developed

  • Leadership – leading a team of 6 volunteers
  • Relationship building – extensive networking is needed to find new speakers for every event, preparing them for their talk
  • Grant applications: during the 1 year of existence of this association I have successfully applied and received 4 grants
  • Community building, PR

Head of Communication – TEDxLundUniversity

10/2018 – 2/2019

As part of the TEDxLundUniversity team I have managed the communication with the public. This included marketing and selling tickets, creating content for social media, managing our website, managing the selection process of attendees, leading a Media team during the event.

Founder and CEO – Workshoppa Sverige

12/2016 – 08/2018

Workshoppa.se was an online event management platform. I helped clients (for example Malmö Stad, Triangeln Malmö) organize open workshops for public. Together we organized more than 50 workshops for more than 400 attendees. Even though my company did not succeed it gave me valuable insight into business development, sales and marketing.

Skills developed

  • Event planning and management
  • Sales and initiating collaborations
  • Building and maintaining customer relationships
  • Business development, building a brand
  • Social media marketing
  • Presentation skills (actively attended various pitching events and competitions)
  • Coaching (helping people to plan their own workshop)
  • Simple website building, SEO

Education

M. Sc. in Pharmacy

2009 – 2014

Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic

Key soft skills

  • Advanced decision making – making as many decisions as possible ahead of time in order to minimize stress at a workplace
  • Project management – certification Applied Project Management by Wenell Management AB and many practical experiences from managing my research project, my own business and the association I have started
  • Communication and relationship building
  • Meta-reflection

Can I help you?

Get in touch: veronika@nesverova.com