Dr. David Puga

  • Analyst
  • Berlin

David Puga is an Analyst at Catenion and lives in Mannheim.


David joined Catenion after completing his postdoctoral research at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), where he investigated the evolution of neuronal cell types in Bilaterian animals. David enjoys bringing together his scientific background and passion for communication and has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences, workshops, and high schools. David is also a trained educator with several years’ experience teaching English, Spanish, and Biology.

In his free time, David enjoys playing the piano, visiting museums, and going on walks. He also supports graduate students in the Life Sciences who seek to transition into consulting.



After completing his bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Physiology at the University of Strasbourg, David was awarded a fellowship by the European Commission to follow a master’s degree in Applied Ecology in France, Portugal, and Ecuador. He then moved to Germany, where he spent 6 years at EMBL to carry out his predoctoral and postdoctoral research.



  • Neurosciences, Evolution, Developmental Biology, and Molecular Biology
  • Data analysis
  • Pedagogy