Linda Studer got her Master’s Degree in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology in 2017 at the University of Bern, Switzerland. During her Master’s she also worked part time at the pharmaceutical company CSL Behring AG in Bern as a Quality Assurance Officer. In 2018, she started working part time as a junior researcher in the DIVA group at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland while also taking additional Bachelor and Master courses in computer science. In 2019, she started her PhD in the Computational pathology group, as well as the iCoSyS at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Western Switzerland under the supervision of Andreas Fischer, Heather Dawson, and Rolf Ingold. Part of her PhD project is the BTS (budding T-cell score) project, which is a collaboration with the ODYSSEY digital pathology research group at the University of Bern, Switzerland. The research focus during her PhD are graph neural networks and their application in histopathology. She joined the Computational Pathology lab in 2023 as a project manager for the DIAGGRAFT project, working with Dominique van Midden and Jeroen van der Laak.