As part of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Nigel Wallis who has recently joined the department as Senior Laboratory Manager. Here, he tells us more about his career and what his interests are outside of work.
By Julia Sanchez Garrido
On Friday 29 October, we held the first edition of what should become an annual DoID Postdoc & Fellow Day (#DoIDPFDay). It was virtual this year but should become an in-person, all-day event in the future!
Professor Wendy Barclay and postdoc champion Dr Avinash Shenoy gave the day a kickstart, emphasizing the importance of postdocs and sharing insightful advice. The DoID postdoc reps Anat Melamed, Kristin Krohn Huse, Catherine Kibirige and Julia Sanchez Garrido, main organisers and chairs of the event, also introduced themselves. This was followed by an extremely informative talk from Ines Perpetuo, from the PFDC, detailing how the PFDC can help us with our present and future, including fellowship applications, job interviews and networking. (more…)
Our Head of Department, Professor Wendy Barclay, shares her thoughts on why opportunities to meet and communicate with colleagues face-to-face are vitally important. (more…)
In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Shajna Begum, Laboratory Manager for the MRC Centre for Molecular Bacteriology and Infection (CMBI). (more…)
This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 9 August 2018.
Dr Richard Kelwick is a Research Associate in the Section of Structural Biology. Having recently been awarded a Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship, we asked him about his experiences so far of translating his research into the commercial world.
This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 25 June 2019.
In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Parisa Amjadi about her role managing the Centre for Immunology and Vaccinology CL3 Cell Sorting Facility, making the impossible possible for researchers, and the importance of continued investment in cutting-edge facilities.
This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 4 July 2018.
For the latest edition of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Dr Jacob Lee about his role as one of the Department’s Laboratory Managers.