Saskia Lippens is manager of the VIB BioImaging Core in Ghent. She is trained as a cell biologist and obtained her Ph.D. in Biotechnology at Ghent University. She picked up an interest in microscopy during her postdoctoral studies at the University of Lausanne. In 2012, she joined the VIB BioImaging Core and was mainly involved in implementing volume EM and correlative light and electron microscopy in the facility. Her main interest is to provide expertise in microscopy workflows, from experimental design to image acquisition and analysis, tailored to various research domains within the Life Sciences.