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After studying for two years in Nantes (France) and one year in exchange in Umeå (Sweden), Violette obtained her Bachelor degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology. She chose to go back to France for her Master’s to study Genetics, and in June 2020 she graduated from the European Magister of Genetics (University of Paris).
In August 2020, she moved to the Netherlands to start her PhD in the Biomolecular Chemistry department at Radboud University. She studies the molecular function of the MRP ribonucleoprotein and its circular RNAs in human and mouse cells.
Femke van Hout
Femke is born and raised in Nijmegen, where she graduated from the Research Master in Molecular Mechanisms of Disease. After internships in the beautiful cities of Paris (Pasteur Institute) and Stockholm (Karolinska Institute), she decided to come back to the best city of all: Nijmegen. Since November 2021, she works in the Experimental Virology group of the Radboudumc Medical Microbiology department. In her PhD project, Femke works with the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits medically important viruses such as Zika and Dengue virus. In her free time, she enjoys reading, swimming and meeting her friends.
After doing her bachelor and master in Utrecht, Kim decided to go to Nijmegen to do a PhD at the Radboud UMC on discovering new therapies for neurodevelopmental diseases. In her free time she likes to meet with friends, go for a run and explore new sports at the Radboud sports centre. Besides that, she is also volunteer at the scouting and takes care of (way too many) plants.
Marc is a PhD student in Computer Science at Nijmegen, where he is currently researching the use of computer-verified proofs to ensure the proper functioning of programs operating on shared memory. He is originally from Luxemburg and earned a Bachelor's degree in Physics in Germany. During his Master's program, Marc became captivated by the use of computers to verify mathematical proofs, leading him to switch fields to Mathematics and explore this further in his Master Thesis. In his free time, he enjoys to scale the heights of the Grip climbing gym, watching movies/shows or cooking with friends, listening to music and reading.
After studying Sociology and Psychology at Koç University in Istanbul, Ayşegül went on to do a quantitative research master in Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam. Then in September 2022, she moved to Nijmegen to start her PhD at Radboud University’s Sociology department. As her research interests include inequalities in paid work and informal care, she focuses on gendered work-care patterns that emerge over the life course and their economic and subjective wellbeing consequences. Next to her passion for research, Ayşegül feels truly in the flow when she is in the middle of a challenging table tennis match, or is playing fun games of any kind!