CV

Full CV can be found here

Career

Date

Position

Institute

2019 – Present

Lecturer (Assistant Professor)

Department of Chemistry
King’s College London

2017 – 2018

Visiting Scientist

Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2014 – 2019

Research Associate

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

2012 – 2014

Research Assistant

School of Chemistry
University of Bristol

Teaching Experience

Years

Course

Institute

2020 – Ongoing

“Kinetics” (Physical Chemistry II)
Lecturer

Department of Chemistry
King’s College London

2019 – Ongoing

“Spectroscopy for the Interrogation of Biomolecules” (Advanced Chemistry for Life Sciences)
Lecturer

Department of Chemistry
King’s College London

2018

“Introduction to Vibrational Spectroscopy”
Lecturer

Department of Chemical Engineering
Imperial College London

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

Presentations

Date

Title

Location

August 2021

“Enhancing biocatalysis with solvent-free liquid enzymes and ionic liquids”(Oral, pdf)

ACS Fall 2021
Online

August 2021

“Solvent-free Liquid Proteins: Enhancing Proteins Through Surface Engineering”(Oral, pdf)

ACS Fall 2021
Online

July 2021

“Expanding the design space of gel materials with ionic liquids and protein biofluids”(Oral, pdf)

15th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC15)
Online

January 2021

“Extreme Biomaterials: Enhancing Proteins Through Surface Modification”(Oral)

RSC Biomaterials Chemistry Group Annual Meeting
Online

December 2020

“Extreme Biomaterials: Enhancing Proteins Through Surface Modification”(Invited)

MA Biodesign Seminar, Central Saint Martins
Online

November 2020

“The Long and Winding road from Postdoc to Academia”(Keynote)

Imperial College Chemical Engineering Postdoc Symposium
Online

September 2020

“Extreme Biomaterials: Enhancing Proteins Through Surface Modification”(Invited)

KCL Seminar
Online

February 2020

“Surface Modification of Enzymes for Non-aqueous Biocatalysis”(Invited)

UW Seattle Seminar
Seattle, USA

September 2019

“Expanding the design space of gel materials through ionic liquid mediated mechanical and structural tuneability”(Oral, pdf)

RAMS 2019
Liverpool, UK

January 2019

“New Enzymes for Bioethanol Production: New Biotechnologies to Enhance Conversion of Biomass into Sugar”(Invited)

Fuels for the Future 2019
Berlin, Germany

August 2018

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

EUChemS 2018
Liverpool, UK

August 2018

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

ACS Fall 2018
Boston, MA, USA

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