University of Cambridge

October 2018 - Present
MRes + PhD Wellcome Trust Mathematical Genomics and Mecicine

October 2016 - September 2017
MPhil in Computational Biology

Imperial College London

October 2013 - June 2016
BSc Biotechnology

Projects & Positions

Web Design — Clare Hall Student Soirée

November 2018 - Present
Creative director in a team of four, organising the student garden party for July 2019. Website was developed with HTML + CSS, using Jekyll. Viewable here.

Bioinformatician — Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University

October 2017 - July 2018
Data analysis, machine learning and pipeline development for next-generation sequencing data, including RNA-Seq and ChIP-Seq. Extensive usage of R and Python. Helped organise a coding book club (website and code).

MPhil Research Student — Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Durbin Group

June - August 2017
Population genomics of Lake Malawi cichlid evolution. The study investigates the genetic basis for the high biodiversity of those fishes.

BSc Final Year Project — Imperial College, Barkoulas Group

April - June 2016
Developed image processing tools in ImageJ to quantify cell development in Caenorhabditis elegans. Most notable was a worm straightening algorithm, for which I received acknowledgement in a publication.

Toastmasters, Competent Communicator and Leader (CC, CL)

September 2013 - May 2016
Volunteering for educating students about public speaking. I acted as secretary and webmaster for Imperial College Speakers.

Summer Project — Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP)

June - July 2015
Collaborated with Dr Derek Huntley at Imperial to implement a Python script to detect genetic patterns in the Entamoeba histolytica genome.