Biography

Studied mouse mammary gland development, differentiation and cancer at the University of California Santa Cruz under Professor Charles Daniel. Attained PhD in 1993. Moved to Massachusetts Institute of Technology to conduct postdoctoral research with Professor Richard Hynes studying leukocyte adhesion and rolling. Moved to the United Kingdom in 2000 to conduct postdoctoral research with Professor Kairbaan Hodivala-Dilke at Cancer Research UK studying the role of endothelial integrins in mediating tumour growth and angiogenesis. Started independent research career in 2011 as a Lecturer and Group Leader at UEA.

Career

  • June 2011 – present. Lecturer in Cell Signalling and Angiogenesis, University of East Anglia, School of Biological Sciences, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK.
  • 2000 – May 2011. Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Research UK, Cell Adhesion and Disease Lab, Centre of Tumour Biology, QMUL, Bart’s Institute of Cancer, London, UK.
  • 1993 - 2000. Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, USA. Under the tutelage of Dr Richard O Hynes.
  • 1987 - 1993. Graduate Student, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA, USA. Under the tutelage of Dr Charles W Daniel.

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