Soumaya is French and grew up in Lille. She started her studies at Lille University with a BSc in Cell Biology and Physiology and received her MSc degree in Neuroscience from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in Paris after completing her Master Thesis in Zurich.
After her graduation she started a 6 months postgraduate internship at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Basel. Since mid-April 2018 Soumaya is performing her ESR project / PhD thesis within the transMed consortium in Prof. François Paquet-Durand's Lab (University of Tübingen) and works on in vivo biomarker development for retinal degeneration.
- Nationality: French
- Early Stage Researcher at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany (Beneficiary 01)
- Start Date: 15.04.2018
- Principal Investigators: Prof. François Paquet-Durand