- 2014-present: Doctoral Candidate reading Synthetic Biology
- 2003-present: Society of Biology Associate Member
- 2012-present: NASAAstrobiology Ambassador
- 2014: ISSET/NASA, Mission Discovery 2014
- 2011-2013: NASA Space Life Sciences Laboratory, NASA Kennedy Space Centre
- 2014-Present: Doctoral Candidate in Synthetic Biology, University of Oxford. Supervisor: Prof Lee J Sweetlove.
- 2013-2014: MRes Cellular and Molecular Biophysics; Distinction, King's College London. Supervisor: Prof James McDonnell.
- 2009-2013: BSc Microbiology; First class, Cardiff University
Prizes, awards and scholarships:
- 2014: Wadham College Postgradute Scholarship
- 2013: Medical Research Council Postgraduate Studentship
- 2012: Gillian Powell Memorial Scholarship
- 2011: The Cardiff University Alumni Award
- 2011: The Portsmouth Grammar School Travel Award