Stephanie Jordaens, born in 1994, has always been fascinated by science. She obtained a bachelor degree at the Karel de Grote University College in 2015. Next, Stephanie started a shortened bachelor program in biochemistry and biotechnology at the University of Ghent, which she finished at the University of Antwerp in 2017. During this shortened bachelor program, she started her master in biochemistry and biotechnology with the major cell biology and physiology. For her master thesis, she travelled to Hull (UK) for four months to identify and characterize new antigen targets for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. She obtained her master degree at the University of Antwerp in 2019.
Stephanie joined Novosanis in August 2019 as Baekeland PhD student. The topic of her PhD will be “Urine as liquid biopsy for cancer detection”.