"Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood."

Marie Salomea Skłodowska Curie

Lara is a Helmholtz Principal Investigator at the Helmholtz AI Institute with a faculty position at the Technical University of Munich, where her group focuses on genomics and AI research to better understand One Health. Lara is a statistical geneticist by training with a PhD from EMBL-EBI and the University of Cambridge and with One Health and nature conservation research experience as a Humboldt Research Fellow in New Zealand. She is also a member of many scientific boards, including the German One Health Platform Scientific Advisory Board, the Swedish SciLifeLab & Wallenberg National Program for Data-Driven Life Science, and the IUCN Conservation Genetics Specialist Group, and a newly chosen member of the German governmental One Health Beirat. For her engagement, Lara has just been named the Young Scientist of the Year by the German Association of University Professors. See a short version of Lara's CV here.



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Helmholtz AI & Pioneer Campus

Helmholtz Munich

Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Gesundheit und Umwelt (GmbH)

Ingolstädter Landstr. 1

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