Jamie is a PhD student at the Cai lab under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Cai and Professor Chris French. She graduated with a BSc Hons in Biomedical Sciences with Medical Microbiology in 2014 at Newcastle University and an MSc in Systems and Synthetic Biology at the University of Edinburgh in 2015.
Her project focusses on the application of synthetic biology and high-throughput biology in drug discovery, specifically antibiotics against tuberculosis. This project is in collaboration with researchers at the Tyres lab (University of Montreal) and the Wright lab (McMaster University). Her interests lie in the application of synthetic biology in the development of treatments and therapies against diseases.