Dr. Sasja Blokzijl-Franke

Guest Researcher

Sasja obtained her Master’s degree in Molecular Neuroscience at the University of Amsterdam. Afterwards, she started her PhD at the Hubrecht Institute, Utrecht, in the den Hertog lab. Here she studied hematopoeisis in the developing zebrafish., mainly focusing on hematopoiectic stem/progenitor cells.

Currently, Sasja works as Scientist at AST’s spin-off company River BioMedics, where she aims to develop effective treatments to heart disease.