About us

Meet the press and outreach team

Dr. Mia von Scheven
Educational Outreach Officer

As the Educational Outreach Officer, Mia’s role is to engage with school children and their teachers as well as the wider public. Mia coordinates our public engagement activities and leads our newly established public lab.

Mia is a trained biochemist with a PhD in developmental biology. She has worked in science communication for over 6 years in the UK and Germany on various outreach projects linked to many different research fields.

Sebastian Scherrer
Public Relations Officer

Sebastian serves as the Public Relations officer for our research institute. Originally trained as a journalist, he liaises with the press and the public.

He holds a master's degree in history and a diploma as a film director for science documentaries, having worked for German public broadcaster ZDF as a television journalist since 2006.


Phone: 0228-9656-138



Phone: 0228-9656-139

Mail: sebastian.scherrer@caesar.de