Jill was born in Germany and finished her Bachelor's studies in the field of Life Science Engineering at the HTW Berlin in 2017. Next to her studies, she worked as a student assistant in the laboratory of HTW for two years, followed by a six-month work placement in the company M2 Automation. Due to her high performance in her studies she was put forward as a scholar in the prestigious German Scholarship Foundation "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes", where she was accepted in 2016. She completed her Bachelor's studies with an overall grade ≥90%, enabling her to receive an offer for a Master of Research at Imperial College London. For her MRes thesis, she is currently implementing a keratin-based ultrathin material surface to promote tissue attachment on osseointegrated protheses. Simultaneously, she is a member of an intensive seminar from the German Scholarship Foundation, which meets semi-annually to work on and discuss the topic of biomaterials. When not working, Jill enjoys singing in the Imperial Choir.