University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Antoaneta Belcheva obtained her PhD in Molecular Biology from York University in Toronto, Canada in 2009. From 2009-2015 she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Toronto where she become a recipient of the BD Bioscience postdoctoral lecture prize for her research achievements in the area of gut microbiota and colon cancer. Antoaneta Belcheva is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Denmark. The major focus of her research is to better understand the complex interplay between cancer predisposing mutations, diet and the gut microbiota in the initiation and development of colorectal cancer.