Dr Cornelia Hampe is Senior Product Manager and Scientific Support Specialist at Takara Bio Europe. She manages Takara´s product range for Gene Editing, Viral Delivery, Transfection, Inducible Expression, and Fluorescent Proteins. She holds a PhD from Pierre and Marie Curie University Paris (France) where she worked on a hereditary form of Parkinson´s Disease. She then did post-doctoral research at the Cochin Institute in Paris, France, where she studied protein-protein interactions and signal transduction pathways of receptor tyrosine kinases involved in Metabolic Diseases. Moreover, before joining Takara Bio Europe, she worked for two years as a scientist at Addex Therapeutics, Geneva, Switzerland, where she was responsible for assay development of high throughput screening assays to develop allosteric modulators of G-protein coupled receptors.