Sara Schaafsma obtained her Master’s degree in Biology at the University of Amsterdam. Interested in human and non-human behaviour, she pursued and obtained her PhD degree at the University of Groningen. With the support of two private funding agencies, she then studied the mechanisms underlying autism development at The Rockefeller University in New York. With a Marie Curie individual fellowship, she returned to The Netherlands to continue her research line at the University Medical Center Utrecht.
At Catalyze, Sara combines her broad interest in biology with her experience in scientific writing and project management to help clients define their research, develop their projects, write project proposals and establish competitive international public-private consortia.