An Buckinx, PhD

An Buckinx obtained a Bachelor degree in Biomedical Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) in 2014, and a Master degree in Biomedical Neuroscience at the University of Antwerp in 2016. She performed the research for her Master thesis at the European Brain Research Institute in Rome. Afterwards, she joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Drug Analysis and Drug Information (VUB), where she obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. In 2021, she joined the microglia biology lab at the University of Lausanne as a postdoctoral researcher.

Because of her experience with science communication and societal outreach during her academic research track, An has now joined the International Cancer Prevention Institute as a scientific communication expert.

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