Vanessa Morais

Vanessa Morais


In this episode, Vinoy talks to Vanessa Morais, who is neuroscientist working at the IMM (The Institute of Molecular Medicine) in Lisbon, Portugal. She is also a VIB CBD alumnus, having worked in Bart De Strooper’s lab before moving to Portugal. Her lab is interested in the role of mitochondria in the brain and how mitochondrial dysfunction arises in neurodegenerative conditions.

They talk about how she got interested in biology and the mitochondria, her experiences of running her own lab and her thoughts on how to improve the representation of women at the highest levels of biomedical science.

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