consultant - Lisbon

Erin Tranfield

To begin to change the world, I must first start with me, I must first change the “I” before I can change the “we”.

  • PhD in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)

  • Postdoc at NASA Ames Research Center (Moffett Field, CA, USA)

  • Postdoc at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) (Heidelberg, Germany)

  • Working at the Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC) (Lisbon, Portugal)

  • More than 20 years of biological electron microscopy experience

  • President of the Portuguese Microscopy Society 2020-2023

  • Co-chair of the ESA Topical Team on Celestial Dust Toxicity

  • Member of the EMBL Alumni Board

  • Member of the Editorial Board of Wiley Analytical Science

  • Founder of the TechEM Seminar Series

I believe that at the core of any successful project there is a strong team led in a productive, positive way. Leadership skills and understanding team dynamics are very important in our scientific life, and it is something that I continue to develop within myself. By being a leadership trainer with HFP Consulting, I am given the opportunity to share the lessons I have learned as I lived and worked in four different countries.  The discussions with other scientists in the workshops are also very valuable learning opportunities for me that fuel my ongoing growth and broadening perspectives around these important topics.tively worked to develop within myself. By being a leadership trainer with HFP Consulting, I can share my lessons learned as I have lived and worked in four different countries, and I value the opportunity to continue to learn and grow as I discuss these important topics with other scientists.

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