Alicia Borgeaud obtained her bachelor of Biology at the University of Lausanne. She is currently a Master’s student. She did her First-step Master project in Microbiology but she is mainly interested in genomics. Beside her studies, she plays the flute and prepare a bachelor grade in music. She joined the Dion lab to study the role of histone deacetylases in the expansion of trinucleotide repeats.