Laura is originally from France and Belgium, and has spent most of her life in Luxembourg and the UK. She studied biochemistry at University College London and obtained her PhD in structural biology at the Institute of Cancer Research. She moved to Switzerland for her postdoc in cancer research. She enjoys talking about science and scientific careers at public engagement events and has a strong interest in science policy – how to address today’s societal challenges using science and technology. Outside of work, she loves yoga, sailing and travelling with her family.