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Rita Mateus on becoming a DRESDEN-concept research group leader


Dr. Rita Mateus is since February 2021 the first DRESDEN-concept research group leader. With the FEBS Network she shares her journey on becoming a group leader and answers the following questions:

  • What does your research focus on?
  • What steps did you take to realize your dream of becoming a PI? What would be your advice to young scientists who would like to start their own lab?
  • Failing is usually inevitable in science. How do you deal with your potential failures and use them to your advantage?