Dr Marrit Putker is Director of In Vitro & R&D at Crown Bioscience Netherlands. She is a molecular cancer biologist by training, with over 14 years of lab experience. Before starting at Crown Bioscience, she worked as a Postdoctoral fellow in the lab of Hans Clevers, organoid pioneer and HUB founder. She has worked with many kinds of organoid models in her research, including studying the day-night rhythm of tumor cells. With many years’ experience in the organoid field, Dr Marrit Putker is also helping to raise awareness in the industry on the advantages of using organoids as preclinical research models.