Sam Madjidian, M.Sc. Sam is the only full time Swedish-born lab member and handles all the translations from English to Swedish for the lab. Sam is the research administrator for the group and Iben’s Swedish-conversation partner. Sam also speaks Greek and Farsi (and Portuguese/Spanish) and enjoys working and practicing with his language skills. He shares an office with Nagesh Shanbhag and has recently been recruited to Shanbhag’s School for Gifted Pranksters, an opportunity of a lifetime. His last name Madjidian might actually be Magician misspelled on his birth certificate. No one knows, it is all a mystery!