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Emma Powell

Technical assistant

MBio, PhD

Emma joined as a Technical Assistant at Mathys & Squire in 2019 after completing her MBio degree at the University of Warwick and her PhD in Developmental Neuroscience at the Francis Crick Institute.

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Expertise

Emma works in the sectors of biotechnology and life sciences at Mathys & Squire. Her academic experience provided her with a strong background in molecular cell biology and neuroscience. Emma also completed a placement year at a pharmaceutical company where she was involved in the development of drugs for the treatment of immunological diseases.

Academic

Emma received a First Class MBio degree from the University of Warwick. For her Master’s project, she researched into the regulation of autophagy in fruit flies. She also studied for a PhD at the Francis Crick Institute and was awarded her doctorate by King’s College London. Her PhD research focused on the role of neuron-glial interactions during developmental neurite remodelling in the fruit fly visual system.  During her PhD, Emma had the opportunity to attend a Developmental Neuroscience course and present her research at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology.

Memberships & organisations

Student member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA).

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