University of Pretoria, South Africa
Lisa Repsold is a PhD student at the Department of Physiology, University of Pretoria, South Africa. She completed her Masters degree cum laude and is currently conducting her PhD study with a title: ‘Angiogenic, apoptotic and autophagic profiling of chronic myeloid leukaemia patients’ platelets ex vivo before and after treatment with Imatinib’. She has published three papers in internationally accredited peer-reviewed journals and presented her research at national conferences. In her research career she has mastered several scientific techniques including scanning and transmission electron microscopy, flow cytometry, cell culture techniques and western blot.