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School of the Biological Sciences

Our Spotlight on series brings you interviews with the fascinating and diverse individuals who make up the School of Biological Sciences.

Dr Felipe Karam Teixeira

Assistant Professor, Departments of Genetics and Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Member of the Functional and Evolutionary Genomics and Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health Research Themes


"Good and motivated people are everywhere. We just need to find them and make them feel like scientific research is something they can do whilst giving them the right support.”

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Dr Nerea Irigoyen

Research Group Leader, Department of Pathology

Member of the Infection and Immunity Research Theme


“For someone like me, a virologist, you think about pandemics all the time. Actually living through a pandemic was very unexpected, I never imagined that something like this would happen in my lifetime and that I would be in a position to help!”

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