Recent Biomedical graduate, Narina Bileckaja has been granted funding in the form of a paid internship for her research into chronic infections from SfAM, the oldest microbiology society in the UK.
Posted: 29 June 2017
Narina said “My Bsc course has trained me different areas of Biomedicine and now I would like to narrow my focus to develop specific laboratory techniques. During my internship, I will be culturing cells and bacteria to test the effect of different drugs on the survival of bacteria within human cells. This is important as it is linked to the process of infection and bacteria surviving within our cells can lead to chronic infections and serious health problems.
Narina will be working in the laboratories in the Department of Life Sciences over the summer. In the future, she plans to pursue a Master’s specialising in infection and immunity and to undertake a PhD to become a biomedical scientist.
Dr Michal Letek said “This is highly competitive funding scheme and we are so proud of Narina for the recognition of her valuable developments and research into novel anti-MRSA therapies.”
Department of Life Sciences to participate in Pint of Science festival
The Department of Life Sciences has joined the annual science communication event Pint of Science, which aims to broaden public understanding of science by bringing lectures from professional scientists and researchers into pubs.
Posted: 23 April 2018
Roehampton primatologist alumna featured in The Guardian
Carolyn Thompson, a Roehampton postgraduate and primatologist is featured in The Guardian in an article about her career path after graduation.
Posted: 9 April 2018
Life Sciences Nutritionist awarded a Fellowship of the Association of Nutrition
Dr Sue Reeves, Principal Lecturer and Registered Nutritionist, has been awarded a Fellowship of the Association of Nutrition.
Posted: 29 March 2018