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Curriculum Vitae


MOAC, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (2014 - Present)
Ph.D.: "A Study of Cleavage Plane Specification, as well as Contractile Ring Assembly and Constriction in Zebrafish."
Supervisors: Prof. Mohan Balasubramanian, Dr. Karuna Sampath, Dr. Masanori Mishima, Prof. Matthew Turner

MOAC, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (2013 - 2014)

M.Sc. in Mathematical Biology and Biophysical Chemistry (Merit)

The School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK (2010 - 2013)

B.Sc. in Biochemistry (Upper Second Class Honours)

Technical Skills

Microscopy (and Related Techniques)
  • Confocal (Spinning Disc and Line Scanning) Microscopy.
  • Light Sheet (Dual-View Inverted Selective Plane Illumination) Microscopy.
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy.
  • Total Internal Reflection Microscopy.
  • Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching (FRAP).
  • Laser Ablation.
Structural Biochemistry and Molecular Cloning
  • Expression and Purification of Soluble proteins and Membrane proteins from E. coli.
  • Site-Directed Mutagenesis.
  • Molecular Cloning (recombinant proteins, solubilized/ truncated versions of membrane proteins).
Biophysical Techniques
  • Circular and Linear Dichroism.
  • Dynamic Light Scattering.
  • UV/ Visible Wavelength Spectroscopy (Enzymatic Assays).
  • HOME Office approved licence for zebrafish husbandry and regulated procedures.
  • Developed a high throughput, multi-component, detergent based assay for membrane based enzyme activity using labelled and unlabelled substrates.
Programming and Other Analysis Software's
  • Experience in C++, Java and Python libraries.
  • Prepared segmentation and feature matching scripts.
  • MATLAB, Image J, ‘R’ statistical Analysis, IMARIS, Andor i3 Deconvolution, Prism.


Contact Details

MOAC Doctoral Training Centre
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL, UK

S dot T dot Clarke at warwick dot ac dot uk