Ana Clara Fonseca

Visiting Scientist

Ana Clara has a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ-ZO) in Brazil. She obtained her Master’s degree in Cellular and Molecular Oncobiology at Instituto Nacional de Câncer led by Prof. Dr. Etel Gimba and Mariana Emerenciano.
In 2020, she started her PhD and in 2022 she was awarded a PhD scholarship by CAPES and the DAAD foundation. In October 2022, her interest in oncobiology led her to move to Germany and start her PhD scholarship at NMI Natural and Medical Sciences Institute at the University of Tübingen.
She joined the µOrgano Group supervised by Prof. Peter Loskill and her project aims to understand the mechanistics of leukemia-induced central nervous system relapse using a microphysiological platform.
In her free time she likes to spend time in nature, with animals and listen to brazilian music.