Daniela Panáková grew up in Czechoslovakia. She remembers the student's protests in the streets preceding the end of the socialist regime. Going to a grammar school under British governance in 1991, she discussed the values of democracy with her classmates and teachers. Today, she is the group leader of an international team of scientists working on "Electrochemical Signaling in Development and Disease."
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