Tackling life's big challenges through the chemical sciences
Proteam UP! Challenge Team Member
... improve effectiveness of drug treatments for lung diseases such as asthma, lung cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
... my secondary school chemistry teacher, her infectious passion and excitement about the subject made me always want to learn more about chemistry at an atomic level.
... gyming, climbing, cooking, travelling around the world, playing badminton and board games.
... it is involved in everything around us, it explains the basic building blocks of everything.
... working on something that is unique and being able to design my own experiments to discover new things! In my research, I use a laser to trap and burst lung cells, then detect the small microRNAs that are released from the cells using a microscope.
... use my experience in assay development and my knowledge of short microRNAs to improve medical treatments for diseases.
... to explore the chemistry around us, don’t stress if you don’t understand but keep open-minded
A Levels: Chemistry, Physics, Maths, Further Maths and Welsh Baccalaureate
BSc in Chemistry at Imperial College London
MRes in Chemical Biology at Imperial College London