Simona Della Valle
Doctoral Student at the
Rex Richards Building, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QU
MSci Biochemistry - University College London (UCL) (Sep 2014 - Jun 2018)
Relevant areas of study: molecular biology, structural biology, microbiology, biotechnology, cell biology, genetics, biophysics, bioinformatics, Python programming and modelling of biological systems, physical, organic and bioinorganic chemistry.
Final year research project in Prof Saul Purton's lab: Developing synthetic biology tools for transgene expression in the Chlamydomonas reinhardtii chloroplast.
8-week research project in Dr Ben Lehner’s lab: Dissection of trans-generational epigenetic transmission of environmental information in C. elegans.
8-week research project in Dr Joanne Santini’s lab: Characterisation of a novel arsenite oxidase-like enzyme for biosensor development. Funded by the Microbiology Society’s Harry Smith Vacation Studentship.