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Cirion Foundation

the impact of infectious diseases

Laura Doornekamp

Laura Doornekamp was born on 15th of May 1991. After finishing Gymnasium at Jacob Roelandslyceum in Boxtel she started Health Sciences at Maastricht University in 2009. One year later she decided to swtich to Medicine. During one of her internships she got in contact with professor van Gorp and chose to do her clinical elective at the Virology Department of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam. In 2015 she decided to pause her study in Maastricht to start as a PhD-candidate in the Department of Viroscience. She planned to finish her Medical School in May 2017 and will continue her research meanwhile. Finally, she aims to obtain her PhD in Virology in 2020 and she wishes to be a consultant in training in Medical Microbiology thereafter.