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Laura Blackholly
Laura Blackholly

Laura Blackholly

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PhD Student

Research subject areas

  • Chemistry

Biography

Laura has an interdisciplinary background, starting off her scientific career with an undergraduate degree in biomedical sciences, before working on a project during herresearch master's program which centred on both the chemical organic synthesis of novel antimicrobial compounds, and in the biological and bacterial testing of these agents.

  • University of Kent - BSc Biomedical Science, MRes Biochemistry (awarded highest mark for dissertation by School of Biosciences)
  • MRes thesis title - Design, Characterisation and Synthesis of Novel Amphiphilic Supramolecular Antimicrobials

Thesis title

Cell-Free Studies of the Neurotransmitter Transporter Orthologue LeuT

Research interests

  • Biological membranes
  • Neurotransmitter sodium symporter homologue, LeuT

PhD supervisor

Principal supervisor: Professor Paula Booth