Krysia is a Ph.D. student in the Higgins lab. Prior to that, she completed her MSci in Biochemistry at King’s College London in 2018. She was previously awarded the Boatswain, Dawodu, Egesi, Image, Kara Student prize for most significant contribution to departmental life and the Savile Scholarship which allowed her to conduct half her MSci research project at the Sahlgrenska Academy in Gothenburg, Sweden. After completing her MSci, she worked as a Research Assistant at St. Georges, University of London before moving to Imperial College in October 2019 to join the Higgins lab for her Ph.D. Her Ph.D. is funded the Royal British Legion as part of the Centre for Blast Injury Studies 2019 Ph.D. cohort. Her project focuses on cellular responses that occur following blast injury that lead to heterotopic ossification.