Alex Siddall

Alex is a BBSRC-funded PhD student (2019-present) using trangenics and CRISPR to study and manipulate the sex determination system in medfly. She is also developing novel technologies to suppress these pest insect populations, such as CRISPR-mediated gene drives. See Alex on Twitter

Previous labs:

  Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Genomics and Regulatory Systems Unit – Constructing gene drives in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  The University of Huddersfield Bryk Lab - Building teaching resources for synthetic biology

  Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh RNA Synthetic Biology Group – The effect of extrinsic splice enhancers on transgene expression in human cell lines