Katherine Mackenzie

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Katherine MacKenzie is a second year PhD student in the department of Clinical Genetics at Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands. Watch Katherine's vlogs to find out her top tips for relocating to the Netherlands, the thesis process as well as insights into working in a lab.




PhD Vlog 1 Year On: Katherine Mackenzie

We followed Katherine for 1 month earlier this year, you can watch back her vlogs here: http://bit.ly/29muqHJ
In this video, we check in with Katherine one year after her first vlog and hear about her Post PhD career plans after the final year of her programme comes to an end.

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Name: Katherine Mackenzie

PhD: Clinical Genetics

Location: Rotterdam

Katherine is a second year PhD student in the department of Clinical Genetics at Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam, investigating the cellular and molecular implications of Hirschsprung's disease. Originally from the Highlands of Scotland, Katherine studied her BSc in Anatomical Sciences at the University of Dundee, followed by her MSc in Stem Cell Technology at the University of Nottingham. She moved to the Netherlands in 2014 to start her Life Science PhD. She tweets @katchrista.

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