Sorbonne University, France
Lara Jerman is starting her PhD studies in 2022 at Sorbonne University in co-supervision between the Cordeliers Research Center and Institut Roche in Paris. She graduated from the University of Ljubljana, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry in 2017 and a master’s degree in mathematics and computer science in 2020. During her studies, she carried out a research visit to the European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), and later visited the University of Cambridge as a Junior Fellow of the American Slovenian Education Foundation. She also spent a year in industry research as a data scientist working on cancer drug biomarker development at Genialis.
Her PhD project focuses on studying the relationship between intra-tumoral heterogeneity and local immune contexture of lung cancers through spatial transcriptomics.