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Veronica Foisor

1+3 MAS CDT student currently in the first year undergoing the MSc in Molecular Analytical Sciences.

Current Research

1st Project - Quantifying the Link between Ice Growth and Cryopreservation Supervised by Prof Matt Gibson and John Morris (GE Healthcare)

2nd Project - Cryo electron microscopy of drug delivery nanoparticles in dissolution media and biological matrices Supervised by Dr Corinne Smith, Kate Harris and Colin Howe (AstraZeneca)

Background

Bsc Biological Sciences at Imperial College London (2013-2016)

  • final year thesis was on the construction of chimeric proteins with voltage-gated sodium channels Nav1.5 and Nav1.
  • BSc Thesis

MRes Translational Sciences and Biomedical Sciences at University of Liverpool (2016-2017)

  • 12 months of research devided into 3 distinct lab rotations
  • 1st and 2nd rotation looked at effect of WT1 on mesothelial cells and intestinal homoestatsis under the supervision of Dr Bettina Wilm 1st rotation report 2nd rotation report
  • 3rd rotation was focused on investigating mutation V337M in human Tau protein and its effects on microtubule regulation under the supervision of Dr Natalia Sanchez Soriano 3rd rotation report
Internships

Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Maintenance of Genome Stability, Group of Dr Zuzana Storchova (summer 2015)

  • Worked on the Sgo protein and its interactions in the mitosis stage of the cell cycle

University of Liverpool, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, Group of Dr. Kasia Whysall (summer 2016)

  • Worked on miRNA effects on muscle regeneration post injury in mice during ageing
Awards
  • Translational Medicine MRes award for best potential students
  • EPSRC funding for the 1 + 3 MAS CDT programme
  • Poster prize award at the MAS CDT annual Conference 2018


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Veronica Foisor

MAS CDT

Senate House

University of Warwick

Coventry (CV4 7AL)

V.Foisor@warwick.ac.uk