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I am an energetic, collaborative, and hands-on supervisor. I believe in supporting the personal growth, independence, and developing the skill set (technical, academic, and social) of group members to be successful in any career.

  • 2023-present: Professor of Development Biology; Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

  • 2020-present: Deputy Head of School of the Biological Sciences, University of Cambridge.

  • 2017-2023: Associate Professor; Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. 

  • 2013-2017: Assistant Professor; Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge. 

  • 2010-2013: Junior Research Fellowship; Three year post as a member of the Senior Common Room at Worcester College, University of Oxford.

  • 2008-2010: Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowship; Fellowship for postdoctoral research at the University of Oxford.

  • 2002-2008: Princeton University; Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Molecular Biology, Advisor: Prof. Elizabeth R. Gavis.

  • 1998-2002: Washington University in St. Louis; Bachelor of Science, Major: Biology, Minors: Drama, Legal Studies, Pre Medical Studies. 

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