Dr. Sonya Vengrova did her undergraduate studies in the Moscow State University in Russia. During this period, she also did a research project at the National Cancer Institute, NIH, USA, and gained her Diploma from the Moscow State University in 2000. Subsequently, she went to the Rockefeller University in New York, USA, to work in the field of developmental genetics. She moved to the UK to start a PhD program at the Imperial College, London, UK in 2009, in the field of genome stability. The research was funded by the Marie Curie Cancer Care, and was carried out in the Marie Curie Research Institute, UK. Dr. Vengrova gained her PhD in 2004 and continued postdoctoral work at the Marie Curie Research Institute. In 2009, she moved to the University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, where she currently works as a Wellcome Trust research fellow on projects addressing different aspects of genome stability.