Tajda Tavčar Kunstič

Master's student

Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Biography

Tajda joined Fon Tacer Lab in March 2022 and was working on her master’s thesis, focusing on the role of MAGE proteins and cannabinoid receptors in disease development and response to therapy in hormone-dependent breast cancer cells. In September 2023, she graduated from the Molecular and Functional Biology master’s program at the Biotechnical Faculty in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Tajda is currently working at the Institute of Oncology in Ljubljana as a young researcher and is enrolled in a Ph.D. program in Biosciences at the University of Ljubljana. She is researching different molecular methods that could be used in cervical cancer screenings in Slovenia.

Tajda enjoys going on walks, running, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.