Pia has a Bachelor of Natural Sciences with a year of Political Sciences and Economics. She is currently a Master’s student in the University of Geneva and Tsinghua University in ‘Innovation, Human Development and Sustainability’ which basically means the study of science and how that impacts the world to make it more sustainable. She is interested in open source solutions and has a familiarity with the world of Open Hardware as well as that of Research.
Within the Open Bioeconomy Lab, Pia works on the Open Backbone. Her goal is to ensure plasmid stability without relying on antibiotics and also building an open source photometer as an easy-to-build, cheap and accessible lab tool which will also be a module for the open source bioreactor.