BBSRC Researcher Co-investigator, University of Sheffield
with Prof David Strutt and Dr Alex Fletcher

Wellcome Trust Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of
with Prof David Strutt

CR-UK Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Sheffield
with Dr Martin Zeidler

Bioinformatics Coordinator, Sheffield RNAi Screening Facility
with Dr Stephen Brown


DPhil in Cell Biology and Bioinformatics, University of Oxford
included 1 year within the Life-Science Interface Doctoral Training Centre

Chemistry MSci, University of Nottingham
First Class with Hons

A-levels, South East Derbyshire College
Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Further Maths.


2016 Krebs Institute Development Prize winner – £250
2016 BMS Postdoc Writing Competition winner – £500
2003 King Memorial Medal in inorganic chemistry – £100

Meeting Organisation

2018 North of England Developmental Biology Symposium, Sheffield
2017 SEB Gothenburg, session organiser ‘Membrane Dynamics:
Signalling and Polarity

2016 Biological Oscillations Workshop, Sheffield – funding awarded from Company of Biologists
2016 ECMTB/SMB Nottingham, minisymposium ‘Modelling and
analysis of collective cell behaviour in development’

2015- Patterning and Morphogenesis Interest Group, quarterly seminars
2016-18 Chair of BMS Postdoc Society



  • Membrane Receptors (Sheffield BMS year 3; 2010, 2011)

Lab demonstrating:

  • Experimental Techniques (Oxford DTC; 2005, 2006, 2007)
  • Gap/Pair rule gene regulation (Oxford Biology year 3; 2006)


  • Membrane Receptors – journal club sessions (Sheffield BMS year 3; 2011)
  • Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology – small group research sessions (Oxford DTC; 2005, 2006)

Interdisciplinary Biological Research