Dr. Ulrika Furustrand Tafin is a microbiologist with special expertise in biofilms and implant-associated infections. She obtained her Master of Science from the University of Helsinki in 2009, and her PhD in Life Sciences from the University of Lausanne in 2012. Over the last 6 years she has led and coordinated numerous laboratory and clinical research projects, focusing on diagnosis and treatment of implant-associated infections. Currently she is leading a research laboratory at Lausanne University Hospital together with Dr. Olivier Borens. Dr. Furustrand Tafin is a scientific consultant of the Foundation.