Steffi received her MSc in Biomedical Sciences from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam
in 2020. During her MSc, Steffi specialized in Immunology and Neurobiology and gained
interest in neurodegenerative diseases. From 2020 till 2022, Steffi worked at a
BioTech company focused on gene-therapy in hereditary (CNS) diseases. As a PhD
student in the Williams lab, Steffi is studying models of neurodegeneration
and mitochondrial dysfunction in C. elegans and studying the genetics of
NAD in neuro- degeneration and -protection.