Fiona Jamieson


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Fiona.jamieson@biodtp.ox.ac.uk Email Me


Doctoral Student at the

Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU

Educational Background

2015-Present: University of Oxford ~ DPhil Student on the Interdisciplinary Bioscience DTP
2012-2015: University of Cambridge ~ BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences, First Class
2005-2012: Sir William Borlase's Grammar School ~ A-levels in Biology, Maths, Further Maths, Geology and Chemistry (4A*, 1A)

Research Experience

3rd year research project ~ 'Touch Sensing by Roots' in Dr Davies' group, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge. Investigating mechanisms of mechanoperception in roots of Arabidopsis using qPCR and phenotypic analyses of mutants lacking candidate genes of interest. I was awarded a department prize for my work.

8 week summer studentship funded by the Society of Biology, investigating the genetic control of flowering in Brachypodium and Arabidopsis in Dr Jaeger's group at the Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Included cloning CRISPR constructs for transformation into Brachypodium and preparing samples for in situ hybridisation.

Awards and Achievements

Outside Interests

Member of Corpus Christi novice women's rowing squad, enjoy running and baking in my spare time, Corpus Christi MCR Social Sec.