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Karen Stroobants is a post doctoral researcher at the Centre for Protein Misfolding Diseases at the Chemistry Department. With a strong background in biophysical characterisation of proteins, she recently engaged in the study of membrane protein aggregates and their potential role in neurodegenerative diseases.
Before moving to the UK, Karen received a prestigious PhD Fellowship at KU Leuven, Belgium, where she worked on the development of a novel methodology for protein hydrolysis under ambiguous conditions. Apart from being a researcher, Karen has always been engaged in promoting the communications between different academic players, industry, policy makers and society in general.