Sevda Hersmus PhD
Sevda studied Biochemistry and Microbiology with specialization DNA recombinant techniques at Sofia University “ St. Kliment Ohridski”. After graduation, she was granted PhD position at the Institute of Genetic Engineering, Sofia, Bulgaria, studying the physiological and genetic interactions between parasitic plants and their hosts. Having obtained her degree in 1999, she spent several years doing postdoctoral research on the subject at Free University of Amsterdam. Having a pragmatic and solution oriented approach to work she switched subsequently her interests from fundamental to applied life sciences. Sevda has more than 20 years of broad laboratory experience in various life science fields ranging from animal nutrition, plant protection and immunodiagnostics to molecular biology that will help safeguard GenDx’s products high quality.