Science Communication

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Writing and Editing

Theresa wrote and published several peer-reviewed scientific articles. Besides that, however, she is experienced in writing for a non-professional audience. During her PhD, she started the blog “The Gene of the Week” on which she regularly writes about genetics. She also authored or coauthored some articles that appeared in news […]

Life in the Lab

After visiting an interdisciplinary seminar on the phenomenon of Life, Theresa was asked if she could see herself contributing to a theater project. Well, having little to no prior experience with theater (on the creator’s end), she was genuinely interested in the intersection between life sciences and the public, so […]


A little less than a year after her collaboration on Life in the Lab, Theresa was contacted by a curator at the Freiburg Theater again. Again, they were looking for a scientist to contribute to a project, this time with director Lukas Matthaei. So she met with Lukas multiple times […]


Science Chatter Hamburg Theresa is a huge fan of science podcasts. When starting the Science Chatter Hamburg project, she realized that among PhD students and Postdocs who are interested in outreach science communication there is high interest in the booming audio format. Thus, she teamed up with Michael Büker, who […]

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Panel Discussion on the Future of Scientific Publishing

As a science blogger and recent graduate from the Center for Integrative Biological Signalling Studies (CIBSS) Cluster of Excellence at the University of Freiburg, Theresa was invited on the panel discussion “Clicks, Likes and Preprints: are we entering a new age of scientific publication?”, organized by CIBSS on November 23, […]

Articles for Newspapers or Magazines

Theresa is passionate about bridging the gaps between science and scoiety. Thus, besides here scientific publications, she authored or coauthored articles in newspapers or magazines that appeared in print or online. In 2017 Theresa got in touch with Veronika Lipphardt, Professor for Science and Technology Studies on the University College […]

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The Gene of the Week Blog

From the time of her university studies, Theresa was and is blown away by the amazingness of genetics. She is convinced that everybody would feel the same, if just they would know about it. However, at some point here friends were fed up with her talking about genetics all day […]