University of Oxford (UK): 2011-present, postgraduate studied. University of Richmond (US): 2007-2011, undergraduate studies
University of Oxford’s Biochemistry Department
Me and my work
I study stem-like cell divisions in the nematode worm C. elegans
My Typical Day
I look after the worms and spend lots of time on the microscope
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Diligent, persistent, kind
What living thing amazes you the most?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Traveling the world
Were you ever in trouble in at school?
Not really – I was always a good student, but sometimes I had bad temper
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
I would be rather useless!
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Meeting other scientists at conferences and geeking out together!
Who or what inspired you to become a scientist?
My parents – they are both microbiologists
What would your superpower be?
If I could change one thing about the world...
Less corruption in governments around the world
My favourite CHRISTMAS LECTURE memory is:
Petting the box of kittens!
The most Fantastic thing about Life is:
Eating good food, 3 times a day, every day