20-22nd March 2017: Final COST Action meeting on exon skipping in Porto, Portugal 


30th October 2016: funding

Delighted to have received funding from the Institute of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education to evaluate the use and effectiveness of a science blog portfolio assessment for the life sciences. This assessment sits within a new science communication module I am leading for the first time this year.

17th October 2016: research review

Our research is featured in the University of Northampton Research Review

20th September 2016: blog post

BLOG: Delight and controversy over new drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy

18th May 2016: winner!

Our ‘muscle by numbers’ image won the ‘people’s choice’ category in the 2015-16 images of research competition.  A big thank you to all who voted. 


28th Jan 2016: new Oxford University Press journal – Biology Methods and Protocols

Excited to be on the editorial board for a new Oxford University Press journal called Biology Methods and Protocols (BIOMAP).

“Biology Methods & Protocols publishes methodology and protocol papers in the biological sciences. It primarily publishes in the areas of genetics and heredity, biochemistry, molecular biology, ecology, evolutionary biology, marine and freshwater biology and cell biology.”

The first online content is expected in spring 2016.

14th Dec 2015: memorandum of understanding with Northampton General Hospital