Niamh Higgins is an undergraduate studying for a BSc degree in Genetics & Cell Biology at Dublin City University, Ireland. Niamh has spent the past two summers working at the National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Ireland. Firstly as a Cancer and Cell Biology Research Intern (breast cancer invasiveness and metastasis projects) and most recently as a Research Assistant (Investigating Multiple Myeloma and personalized medicine). Currently in her penultimate year of study, Niamh hopes to gain another interesting placement in industry or research for 2014. Current research interests; stem cells, cancer, genetics, personalized medicine and equine research.