Marieke is an MPhil student and conducts her research under the supervision of Prof Sarah Franklin and Mwenza Blell. Marieke obtained her B.A. Honours in the Liberal Arts and Sciences at Amsterdam University College (University of Amsterdam, Free University Amsterdam).
Marieke’s Mphil dissertation will focus on the life and work of geneticist Dame Anne McLaren and her role in the public embryo research debate in the UK post 1985. Her work will draw on Anne’s archives at The British Library. The Mphil is being funded by the Wellcome Trust.