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Current Experience

  • Industrial CASE PhD student in NMR Spectroscopy

    Since October 2016
    Biochemistry department, jules griffin Lab, solid state NMR. funded by epsrc&astrazeneca Biochemistry department, Jules Griffin lab, solid state NMR. Funded by EPSRC&AstraZeneca

Past Experience

  • Innovative Medicines Graduate Scientist, Oncology Chemistry - Synthetic/Medicinal

    February 2016 --- September 2016
    supporting the design and synthesis of biologically-active Small molecules as development candidate for the Drug Discovery programs; designing, executing and validating suitable synthetic routes for chemistry scaffolds; preparing reports and experimental write-ups to support patent filing; presenting data internally and externally when necessary; collaborating with the interdisciplinary teams including Biology, dmpk, Analytical Chemistry and process chemistry; maintaining a detailed scientific notebook, analytical data and other scientific information; maintaining a clean and safe Laboratory environment; taking personal responsibility for individual and co-worker safety and strictly adhering to all safety procedures and policies; maintaining a high level of knowledge in synthetic organic methodology and reaction mechanisms through familiarity with scientific literature and share information with colleagues in synthetic chemistry.

  • Innovative Medicines Graduate Scientist, Oncology Chemistry - Analitical

    May 2015 --- February 2016
    carrying out required NMR studies to support the ongoing projects; performing ms Analysis to further support ongoing project in addition to or independently of NMR Analysis; ensure data is analysed and uploaded to the repository as soon as it has been reviewed; ensureing that all experimental work and reports are written in a timely fashion; investigateing the application for NMR to determine the solution conformers of Small molecules in support of Medicinal Chemistry design on oncology projects; evaluation of new NMR Software for conformation determinations.

  • Innovative Medicines Graduate Scientist, Hight Throughput Screening

    September 2014 --- May 2015
    performing assay optimisation, development and High-throughput screening to support the Drug Discovery process; operating and Troubleshooting appropriate Automation systems/readers/dispensers and HTS required Software; identifying and performing experimental work to address opportunities or problems; ensure all risk assessments are in place ahead of any Lab work; analysing data in accordance with HTS best practice; creating protocols and electronic write-ups in a timely fashion; collaborate with project leaders & project teams.

  • Master 2 Student

    January 2014 --- May 2014
    performing synthetic Organic chemistry reactions based on known procedures, performing extractive work-up and silica Chromatography Purification to yield compounds of publication-quality purity, analytical Characterization of compounds by lc, ms, NMR, HPLC, maintaining a Laboratory notebook with detailed experimental data, presenting the results of the Research.

  • Research Assistant

    July 2013 --- August 2013
    nuffield summer Research placement project title: self-assembly properties of a short peptide chains in organic solvents experienced gained: performing solid-phase peptide synthesis and interpreting data from various NMR techniques and GC-MS. presenting the results at british conference of undergraduate Research 2013 in plymouth.

  • Research Assistant

    June 2011 --- August 2011
    vacation scholarship for Medical Research scotland. project title: can inhibition of mitochondrial citrate synthase be used in prevention of obesity? duties: working in a Lab with genetically modified Bacteria, using techniques such as Electrophoresis, Western blot, Protein Purification, presenting the project at Researcher showcase 2012 in edinburgh.


Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCreative thinkingCuriosityFlexibilityIndependenceInterest in knowledgeOptimismProactivityProblem solvingResiliencyInnovative thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
NMRWestern BlottingHPLCOrganic ChemistryMedicinal ChemistrySolid Phase SynthesisChromatographyGC-MSCharacterizationPurificationProtein PurificationPeptide SynthesisSynthetic Organic ChemistryLaboratoryPeptidesBiochemical and cellular assays for high throughput screeningmolecular biologyDrug DiscoveryChemistryPublic EngagementChemical SynthesisCell CultureNetworkingFlexibility and adaptability Cross-cultural awarenessResearch Project Management


  • Phd in Biochemistry from University of Cambridge in 2020
  • MChem in Medicinal Chemistry from Aberdeen University in 2014


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Cambridge, United Kingdom


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