Sanya E. Kuzet is a PhD student at Institute for Research on Cancer and Ageing in Nice, France where she is deciphering the role of tumour microenvironment in chemoresistance of cancer cells. In parallel, she leads a student association “Integration for Graduates in Biology”; dedicated to promote innovation, networking and career development of young researchers in life science. Through IGBio Sanya has successfully organized an international career event CareerEXPO that welcomed more than 130 participants and hosted 12 speakers from pharmaceutical industry, consulting companies and business domain. IGBio continuously collaborates with other associations in the region to develop an interactive, entrepreneurial environment for all PhD students. Sanya's goal remains improvement of the academic and professional life of young scientists.