Ellen joined the Octopus group in August 2020 as a professional placement student.
She is currently completing a MSci Biological Sciences with Professional
Placement at the University of Birmingham and will be working under the
supervision of Prof. Stan Botchway, Dr Sarah Needham and Dr Andy Ward. Ellen
will be working on a number of projects throughout the year with a particular
focus on the application of Anisotropy and Fluorescence Lifetime Imaging
Microscopy (FLIM) to study the dimerisation of the Ku protein and its role in
DNA damage and repair.