Anna is a passionate scientific all-rounder with three majors in biology, chemistry and high school teacher training. Driven by her excitement for knowledge and social contribution, Anna started her PhD in applied science to tackle marine plastic pollution by developing environmentally-friendly, microbial solutions. By combining methods of synthetic biology, biochemistry and microbial ecology, Anna’s multidisciplinary research aims at identifying and producing efficient enzymes for plastic degradation in marine conditions.
Besides working in academia and student supervision, Anna is enthusiastic about science communication. She tries to raise public awareness for environmental crises associated with her research, e.g. by reaching out over radio and social media. Anna is a very active member of the Forrest Research Foundation community which she adores for its multifaceted ways to support personal development including scientific education, personal branding, public outreach, social support and dear friendships.
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