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Dr Kathleen Sedgley

Dr Kathleen Sedgley

Dr Kathleen Sedgley
BSc, PhD(Bristol)

BrisSynBio Scientific Manager

Office Life Sciences 2b14
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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+44 (0) 117 39 41297

Summary

Synthetic Biology, Responsible Research and Innovation, Research Commercialisation 

Biography

I graduated with a BSc in pharmacology from the University of Bristol where I then stayed to complete my PhD in the Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Integrative Neuroscience and Endocrinology. My graduate and post graduate training both instilled a passion for basic biomedical research.

Since graduating I have accumulated over 7 years of experience in research administration and management, firstly at the academic cardiac unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, and more recently within the University's Research and Enterprise Development division as Research Development Manager for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

I have worked with the synthetic biology community in Bristol since 2007 when we applied for and were awarded Research Council funding for a Network in Synthetic Biology. In early 2014 we were awarded £13.6m from BBSRC and EPSRC to support BrisSynBio, where I act as Scientific Manager.

In this role I am responsible for: the overall management of BrisSynBio; working alongside the Director to implement the BrisSynBio strategic vision; representing BrisSynBio at both national and international fora; and identifying and supporting new academic, commercial and third sector partnerships.

My team also supports the EPSRC / BBSRC funded Synthetic Biology Centre for Doctoral Training.

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