Dara is the Science Communications Officer of GUTVIBRATIONS. She holds a BA in International Communication Management from The Hague University of Applied Sciences and in 2019, she completed an Erasmus Exchange Programme where she studied AP Marketing Management in Denmark. Dara is currently also the Science Communications Officer for OrganoVIR, a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network (ITN), which is funded by the European Commission.
Amsterdam University Medical Centers (Amsterdam UMC) is one of the foremost research institutions in the Netherlands and one of its largest hospitals, with 1500 staff members employed in medical research. The Amsterdam UMC research is organized in 7 themes within the AMC Research Institute, where AMC Principal Investigators (PIs) are appointed to develop their own research lines. The AMC Graduate School organizes doctorate level academic training of AMC PhD students (209 PhD rewarded in 2016). This concentration of expertise makes the center a breeding ground for fruitful scientific collaborations.