The author is a biotech lab technician with a passion for science communication.
He co-founded ReaGent, a do-ityourself biolab in Flanders, Belgium. It is open to
anyone who wants to discover biosciences, regardless of training or age. Ekoli, a
non-proft born out of ReaGent, brings biosciences to kids in general and
underprivileged children in particular. Trough hands on workshops and projects,
they aim to fascinate. Niek now works as a freelancer in Break it Down, a
collective of science communicators oﬀering advice and projectwork.