Eva Stoffels, DVM, PhD, studied physics at the Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands (MSc 1991, PhD in plasma science 1994). After a postdoctoral fellowship at the Kyoto University, Japan, she was appointed assistant professor in biomedical engineering at the Eindhoven University. Her research interests included medical applications of plasma science, electrosurgery, wound healing, and fundamental cell biology. In 2014 she graduated in veterinary sciences from Ghent University, Belgium. She has an unmatched knowledge of guinea pigs and is a senior instructor at RRSSC. At present, she runs a private veterinary practice focusing on rabbits, rodents, and birds.