(Tomasz, Joana, Geraldine, Emily)
The Neves lab
Tomasz Zabinski, Research Assistant
Tomasz graduated in 2003 with an MSc in Breeding and Biology of Animals from the Academy of Agriculture in Poland. Tomasz has obtained the additional professional qualification of an IAT First Diploma Certificate in 2010, and a UK Home Office Licence module 1-4 in 2009. Since 2008, he has been working professionally in the science field contributing to in vivo and in in vitro projects. Tomasz has more than ten years of experience in breeding and husbandry of laboratory animals, including in vivo cancer studies with a wide range of regulated procedures techniques and surgery. Tomasz joined the Neves Lab in 2017 and he provides support to all the projects currently running in the lab.
Geraldine Jowett, PhD student
Geraldine earned a B.A. in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology at Harvard University in 2014 and continued to work and teach at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute for two years before joining the Wellcome Trust PhD programme in Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine at King's in 2016. She is currently studying novel interactions between innate lymphoid cells and the intestinal epithelium in an in vitro hydrogel-organoid co-culture system, a collaborative project with Dr Eileen Gentleman.
Emily Read, PhD Student
Emily earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences with a Year in Industry at Imperial College London. During her third year of this degree, she completed an Industrial Placement in the Allergic Inflammation Discovery Performance Unit at GlaxoSmithKline. In 2017, Emily joined the Wellcome Trust PhD programme in Cell Therapies and Regenerative Medicine at King's. She is currently investigate the impact of IBD-associated bacteriaon the integrity of the gut epithelium and the inflammatory status of gut-resident immune cells, a collaborative project with Professor Mike Curtis