Presently: Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow at Cardiff University, School of Medicine.
2009 to 2011: Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Cardiff University, Department of Immunity, Infection and Biochemistry.
2008 to 2009: Wellcome Trust VIP Fellow at Cardiff University, School of Medicine.
October 2003 to October 2006: Completed a DPhil at Green College - Oxford University. I held an MRC funded DPhil position at the Nuffield Department of Medicine (NDM) under the supervision of Dr George Gao and Professor John Bell and spent the next 3 years studying T cell antigen recognition and activation using molecular, biochemical, crystallographic and cellular techniques. During my time at Oxford, I collaborated with a number of individuals who have been highly involved in my research career - Dr Bent Jakobsen (T cell immunologist) from Immunocore LTD; Dr Pierre Rizkallah (Crystallographer), at Daresbury Laboratories; Professor Andrew Sewell (T cell immunologist), who, at the time, was based in the Peter Medawar building in Oxford.
October, 1999 to June 2003: Attended Brunel University in Greater London, where I achieved a first class honours BSc degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology. As part of my degree I also completed a work placement under the supervision of Dr Kevin Prise, at the Gray Lab Institute for Cancer research at the Harefield hospital.