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Dr Jennifer Hirst

Fellow, Welfare Tutor, Acting Director of Studies in Natural Sciences (Biochemistry and Genetics Part II and all Biological Part III - Michaelmas)
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Cell biology

Jennifer Hirst is a Principal Research Associate specialising in clinical biochemistry.

Academic interests

Jennifer Hirst's academic interests include:

  • Cell biology
  • Membrane trafficking
  • Evolution of pathways and proteins
  • The role of membrane trafficking in different human diseases including Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
  • Lysosomal Storage Diseases.

Degrees obtained

  • BSc Hons in Biochemistry, ARCS (Associate of the Royal College of Science), Imperial College London.
  • PhD in Cell Biology, University College London.
  • Diploma in Science Communication, Birkbeck College London.

Other interests

Public science engagement, school science visits, travelling, karate, badminton.

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