Una Ivkovic was born in Belgrade, Serbia, in 1998. She studied her bachelor and master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at KU Leuven between 2017 and 2022. During her last year, she performed her master thesis partially at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. There, she studied modelling of periodontal disease in vitro and continued the study on application of scaffolds in oral diseases back in Belgium at the research group under tutelage of prof. Jacobs and dr. Mostafa Ezeldeen. Starting September 2022, she will join our research group as an PhD in Biomedical Sciences under tutelage of prof. Jacobs.​