Sanjin Marion graduated and did his PhD in biophysics at the University of Zagreb in Croatia. For three years he was the president of the Croatian association of young scientists where he was active in science policy related to preparing future PhDs for work outside academia. He was also a member of the governing and advisory board of the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and junior researchers. Currently he is employed as a postdoctoral researcher at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. His research interests include single-molecule biophysics, nanofluidics, nano- and biotechnology.