Dr. Soucek obtained a PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology at University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. She then went on to do a Postdoctoral fellowship at the Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of California, San Francisco. She then moved on to being an Assistant Researcher as a Molecular Biologist at the university of California San Francisco. As of now, she is in in Barcelona, Spain where she is the Head of the Mouse Models of Cancer Therapies Laboratory, at the institute of Oncology Vall d’Hebron. She has received numerous awards including the AACR award for outstanding early-career scientists in cancer research as well as the MIGUEL SERVET fellowship from FIS, Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo. Just last week she also received an award from the Fero Foundation, which was given to her by Princess Letizia of Spain. She speaks about targeting the inhibition of the Myc protein to treat various types of Cancer.