Master of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at Brasenose College, University of Oxford
Current Research Interests
DPhil Project in William James' Lab in the William Dunn School of Pathology with a focus on the use of aptamers in Stem Cell Research
Part II project – Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford
18-week final year (part II) project in Developmental Biology: The role of wrt-2 in the development of C. elegans. Supervisor: Prof. Alison Woollard. Awarded: 1st class
Research Assistant – Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology, Queen Mary University of London.
Worked as a member of the core team assisting post-doctoral researchers and clinical studies in a lab predominantly investigating Rheumatoid Arthritis
Work Experience Student – Department of Haemato-oncology, Queen Mary University of London
Genetic: RNAi, C. elegans genetics - Building of compound mutant strains and outcrossing, as well as experience in microinjection of C. elegans
Molecular biology: – Site Directed Mutagenesis Cloning, PCR, protein purification
Microscopy: DIC and Fluoresence optics on Zeiss Axiophot microscope
Other: Strain maintenance of C. elegans, human cell culture, immunohistochemistry
Proficient in MS office applications and working knowledge of several scientific software applications such as Graphpad Prism, ImageJ, Pymol, Coot, CLC sequence viewer
Sophomore College, Stanford University Awarded prestigious scholarship to attend a course entitled 'Responses to the AIDS epidemic', spanning biomedical, political and social perspectives.