Position

Postdoctoral Research Fellow: 2019 – present
Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC)
Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute New York, NY, USA
Advisor: Prof. Stephen H. Tsang

Education

Leiden University, Doctor of Philosophy – PhD
Thesis: The Retinal Crumbs Complex: From Animal Models and Retinal Organoids to Therapy.
Supervisor’s: Prof. Gré P.M. Luyten and Associate Prof. Jan Wijnholds.

Brunel University, Master of ScienceMSc
Subject: Molecular Medicine and Cancer Research

The University of Manchester, Bachelor of Science – BSc
Subject: Biological Science

Research grants

CRISPR THERAPEUTIC STRATEGIES FOR THE AMELIORATION OF CRB1 RETINAL DYSTROPHIES
Type: Research grant
Funding agency: Curing Retinal Blindness Foundation (CRBF)
PI: Peter M.J. Quinn
Mentor: Stephen H. Tsang
2020 – 2023

DISEASE MECHANISMS UNDERLYING CRB1 LEBERS CONGENITAL AMAUROSIS USING CRB1 LCA PATIENT DERIVED RETINAL ORGANOIDS
Type: Career starter grant
Funding agency: Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF)
PI: Peter M.J. Quinn
Mentor: Stephen H. Tsang
2020 – 2021