New Erasmus student in Kim Group
Rebecca de Wit is a Master's student of Biomedical Sciences at the Radboud University of Nijmegen, in the Netherlands. She will be part of Thomas Kim's lab for the next six months.
During this period she will assist Thomas Kim's research group; working in the laboratory, testing protocols and studying lipid protein metabolism in the microglia and the influence of neuroinflammation thereupon. Previous studies have indicated that lipid accumulation may factor into the development of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's.