Dominika Bijos is a biomedical researcher at Bristol. After earning her BSc in Italy and MSc in the UK, she worked in research labs across Europe. From DNA in the cell nucleus she moved her research interests to the smooth muscle in the bladder. She is now writing up her PhD thesis, maintaining an international and interdisciplinary peer mentoring network and enjoys presenting research in comics and short presentations. She organises a yearly meeting for early career researchers in urology, where she promotes interactions, networking and mentoring.