Melania Zauri, Lindau Alumna 2017, received her Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies degree from the University of Bologna in 2010. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford in 2015. During her doctorate she worked within the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research on nucleotide metabolism and the protection of the epigenetic code. Currently, she is an EMBO postdoctoral fellow carrying out cancer research. In her free time, she enjoys communicating her enthusiasm for science via Twitter (@z_melania) and other means.