Assoc. Prof. Ilona Faustova does it all: she is a program director of the Science & Technology BSc and Bioengineering MSc programs, distinguished scientist in the field of molecular and synthetic biology, professional fashion model, Director assistant of Christopher Nolan. Don’t believe it? Then read the latest article about Ilona in the University of Tartu Journal. She discusses how synthetic biology will change the world, how to create friendly and supportive environment for international students, and how to rest from lab by working on the film set.