Stefanie Hynek
Communications and Events Manager

Hynek

Stefanie Hynek joined Wyss Zurich in December 2018. As Communications and Events Manager, she is happy to support the Communications team and therefore the Wyss Zurich projects in all aspects of communication. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich, she spent seven years at Digitec Galaxus AG, where she could build up and lead the Corporate Communications of both brands. Stefanie then deepened her project management skills at Rufener Events Ltd, an international creative agency focusing on live communication. As a woman of action, she furthermore holds eight years of experience in crisis communication, team building, various advisory and intermediary functions. Stefanie obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Social and Communication Sciences at the University of Lucerne.

Contact:
stefanie.hynek@wysszurich.ch


Sina Reckel
Project Coordinator

Reckel

Sina Reckel joined Wyss Zurich in November 2018. She acts as a point of contact for new project applications, coordinates the evaluation and annual review processes, and supports the active project teams in their day-to-day operations. Sina obtained her biochemistry degree and PhD at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany. Prior to joining Wyss, she spent several years as a postdoctoral researcher at EPFL Lausanne investigating molecular mechanisms of cancer and possible treatment regimens. In this position, Sina coordinated research collaborations and obtained insights into the clinical requirements for academic discoveries. As an active member of the EPFL SV Postdoc Association, Sina managed events to stimulate the exchange between academic researchers and life science industry.

Contact:
sina.reckel@wysszurich.ch


Flóra Vajda
Project Coordinator

Vajda

Flóra Vajda joined Wyss Zurich as Project Coordinator in April 2016. She acts as a point of contact for new project applications, coordinates the evaluation and annual review processes, and supports the active project teams in their day-to-day operations. Prior to joining Wyss Zurich, Flóra was a Scientific Coordinator of the SystemsX.ch Research Initiative, where she was responsible for scientific project management, research grant coordination and organization of workshops. She obtained her “Diplom” in Biology from the Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest, Hungary) and her PhD in Neuroscience from ETH Zurich. As an active member of the Life Science Zurich Young Scientist Network, Flóra managed a wide range of activities during her PhD studies that aimed to reduce the existing gap between academic research and the life science industry. 

Contact:
flora.vajda@wysszurich.ch
Tel: +41 44 632 89 64