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2018-  Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, University of Manchester 

Principal Mathematical Biologist, working within the Clinical and Experimental Pharmocology group and the Drug Discovery Unit. Undertaking mathematical, statistical and bioinformatical research, particularly related to the sequencing of circulating tumour cells and circulating tumour DNA from blood samples.

2015-18  University of Manchester

Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, working on "A mathematical model of neuronal axon loss in ageing and neurodegeneration", supported by The Leverhulme Trust

2014-15 - University of Manchester

Postdoctoral Research Associate, studying mathematical models of axon biology during development, ageing and neurodegeneration 

2012-14 - University of Nottingham

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, looking at systems analysis of tapetal regulatory networks required for pollen development 

2009-12 - University of Nottingham

Postdoctoral Research Fellow working on the mathematical modelling of seed germination

2006-10 - Keele University

PhD under the supervision of Prof. Yibin Fu entitled "Bifurcation and Stability of Elastic Membranes: Theory and Biological Applications "

2003-06 - Keele University

BSc Mathematics and Statistics (1st)

Research interests

I am currently working on a project entitled "A mathematical model of neuronal axon loss in ageing and neurodegeneration", supported by an Early Career Fellowship from the Leverhulme Trust.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre


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