Floor Wolbers is born in Enschede, The Netherlands, in 1979. She received her Msc degree in Medical Biology in April 2003 (University of Utrecht), on the development of a quantitative flow cytometry assay to determine cell death kinetics. From July 2003 to July 2007, she worked towards her PhD degree at the University of Twente, focusing on the development of an apoptosis assay on chip for drug screening, aiming at improving the breast cancer therapy regime (BIOS, Lab on a Chip group (prof. dr. ir. Albert van den Berg) in close cooperation with Medisch Spectrum Twente, hospital group, Enschede). Afterward, she worked as a post-doctoral researcher in the same group on various research projects, concentrating on using Lab-on-Chips/Organs-on-Chips for biomedical applications. From September 2013, she joined the Mesoscale Chemical Systems group/Microsystems Group TU/e to work within dr. Regina Luttge’s ERC starting grant on 3D neuronal cell culture and neuromodulation.
Besides research, Floor lectures ‘Human Anatomy and Physiology’ for Biomedical Engineering.