2009 - 2013: University of Sheffield, Molecular Biology MBiolSci
3rd Year Lab Project: Characterizing the expression of the recently identified tetraspanin TSPAN-11
4th Year Extended Lab Project: Purification and characterization of the putative sialate-9-O-acetylesterase NanS from the periodontal pathogen Tannerella forsythia
2013-present: University of Sheffield, School of Dentistry, PhD student
My project focuses on characterization of the sialic acid uptake and transport system of the periodontal pathogen Tannerella forsythia. I am supervised by Dr. Graham Stafford and Prof. Dave Kelly. I am a member of the Society of General Microbiology.