CV

Full CV can be found here

Career

Date

Position

Institute

2014 – Present

Research Associate

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

2017 – 2018

Visiting Scientist

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2012 – 2014

Research Assistant

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

Teaching Experience

Date

Course

Institute

2017

“Introduction to Spectroscopy”
Lecture Materials

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

2015 – 2016

First Year Chemistry Tutorials
(CE1-06)

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

2013 – 2014

Introduction to Chemistry Tutorials
(Chemistry 1X)

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

2010 – 2011

Maths Tutorials for Level 1 Chemists
(Chemistry 1SM)

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

2009 – 2010

Level 1 Chemistry Tutorials
(Chemistry 1E)

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

Education

Date

Degree

Institute

2008 – 2012

Ph.D. Chemistry
Supervisor: Prof. Stephen Mann FRS

University of Bristol

2004 – 2008

M. Sci. Chemistry
First Class Honours

University of Bristol

Conference Presentations

Date

Title

Conference

April 2018

“Solvent-free enzyme biofluids for anhydrous biocatalysis”(Oral, pdf)

MRS Spring 2018
Phoenix, AZ, USA

January 2018

“Solvent-free enzyme biofluids for anhydrous biocatalysis”(Oral, pdf)

RSC Biomaterials Chemistry Group Annual Meeting
Bradford, UK

December 2017

“Protein-polymer surfactant nanoconjugates for anhydrous biocatalysis”(Oral, pdf)

BIOTRANSFORMATIONS: From science to industrial application
London, UK

July 2016

“Solvent-Free Functional Biofluids as a Route Towards Highly Stable Biocatalysts in Non-Aqueous Environments”(Oral, pdf / Poster, pdf)

Gordon Research Conference on Biocatalysis
University of New England, USA

April 2016

“Protein-polymer surfactant conjugates for anhydrous stability and function”(Poster, pdf)

Chemical Biology Symposium
London, UK

March 2016

“Solvent-free Functional Biofluids as a Route for Retained Structure and Improved Protein Stability in Non-aqueous Environments”(Oral, pdf)

ACS Spring Meeting
San Diego, USA

March 2016

“Chemically Modifying Enzymes for the Development of Non-aqueous Biocatalysts with Greatly Improved Stability”(Poster)

SET for Britain Finalists
London, UK

October 2015

“Protein-polymer surfactant conjugates for anhydrous stability and function”(Poster)

BioProNet Meeting
Manchester, UK

September 2015

“Protein-polymer surfactant nanoconstructs for increased solubility and thermal stability in ionic liquids”(Invited Oral)

Postdoc Symposium
Imperial College London, UK

June 2015

“Solvent-free enzymatic biofluids as a route to ionic liquid stable biocatalysts for biomass processing
“(Oral)

COIL-6
Jeju, South Korea

December 2014

“Non-aqueous enzymatic biofluids”(Poster)

Translational Biocatalysis
London, UK

April 2014

“Rational Design of Functional Biomolecular Solvent-Free Liquids”(Oral)

MRS Spring Meeting
San Francisco, USA

April 2014

“Structure and function of solvent-free liquid lipase”(Oral)

Bristol Synthetic and Chemical Biology Symposium
Bristol, UK

July 2011

“Structure and function of solvent-free liquid myoglobin”(Poster)

Challenges in Chemical Biology (ISACS5)
Manchester, UK

September 2010

“Structure, function, and denaturation of solvent-free liquid myoglobin”(Oral)

RSC Summer Research Symposium
Bristol, UK

July 2010

“Structure, function, and denaturation of solvent-free liquid myoglobin”(Poster)

Junior Euro Materials
Lausanne, Switzerland

July 2009

“Solventless Protein Liquids”(Poster)

M4 Colloids
Cardiff, UK

Technical Experience

  • Chemical modification of protein surfaces using bioconjugate techniques.
  • Secondary structure determination and thermal denaturation of solvent-free liquid proteins using synchrotron radiation circular dichroism.
  • Small angle neutron and X-ray scattering of biological and polymeric constructs.
  • Differential scanning calorimetry, thermogravimetric analysis, and shear rheometry of soft biomaterials.
  • Analytical Ultracentrifugation of aqueous protein systems.
  • Scanning and transmission electron microscopy.