Safa is a Bioengineer (pharmaceutical field) who graduated from Polytech Clermont-Ferrand (France). With a great passion for medical research and particularly cancer research, she pursued her studies at the medical and pharmaceutical university Rockefeller in Lyon (France) where she got the research master’s degree in oncology.
Currently, Safa is the ESR11 in the THERADNET network and she is carrying out her research project at the Institute of Cell biology (Tumor research) in Essen. The main focus of her research project is targeting the metabolic cancer cell plasticity to overcome escape from radiotherapy.
Safa is also a member of different Scientific societies including Radiation Research Society (RADRES)- SIT and European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) in which Safa is an ambassador too. She also has been selected for Erasmus Mundus scholarship in 2015.