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Mona obtained her BSc degree in biochemistry and chemistry from Ain Shams University in Egypt. Then she moved to Europe as part of the Erasmus Mundus exchange program MEDASTAR and following this she completed an MSc in molecular biology at Vrije Universiteit Brussels in Belgium, and a second MSc in industrial and medical applications of radiation as part of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Degree SERP+ program at Paris Saclay University in France. As part of the THERADNET network, Mona’s PhD project will focus on targeting and regulating breast cancer radioresistance mechanisms metabolically, and her work will provide novel insight into the identification and optimization of new treatment strategies for both breast cancer and other cancer types.