Role: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Bio: Born in Oxford, UK, grew up in rural Worcestershire. Did my undergraduate and Masters degrees at the University of Cambridge in Natural Sciences, with a specialism in Biochemistry. I did my PhD at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge with Dr. Leo James on Antibody Mediated Intracellular Immunty. I have now imaginatively moved to the MRC Laboratory of Molecular CELL Biology to work on a master antagonist of the immune system, vaccinia.
Project: Why do poxviruses carry lateral bodies?
Favorite Organism: Angoran Goats – they make great cheese and are cute. What more do you want?
Favorite Color: Turquiose
Favorite Candy: White Chocolate Toblerone with a strong, dark coffee
Fighting style: Ultimate