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Kerrie Morrison

Kerrie graduated from Aston University with a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology with Professional Training in 2015. During her placement year she worked on an emerging technique using copolymers to extract and purify membrane proteins. This inspired her to continue this research into her final year project; investigating the effects of different copolymer variants in extracting membrane proteins. After graduating she worked at Asterand Bioscience, using in situ hybridisation and immunohistochemistry techniques for pre-clinical development of potential drug markers. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, painting and travelling.

  • Polymer stabilized phospholipid nanodiscs – Protein: polymer interactions with Professor Karen Edler, Dr Paul Whitley, Professor Gareth Price, Dr James Doutch (ISIS) and Dr Luke Clifton (ISIS); Industrial Partner: ISIS Neutron and Muon Source – PhD project
  • Polymer-protein interactions in phospholipid stabilised lipid nanodiscs with Dr Paul Whitley and Professor Karen Edler – 2nd MRes project
  • Zwitterionic copolymers for membrane protein extraction into nanodiscs with Professor Karen Edler, Professor Gareth Price, Dr Paul Whitely – 1st MRes project


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