Ms. Ella Reed

Ella Reed

Education


 

2017-2018

King’s College London – 4 year MRes / PhD, ongoing.

2013-2017

University of Bath –MChem (Hons) in Chemistry, First Class

2015-2016

National University of Singapore – Study Year Abroad

Research Experience


  

2017

King’s College London

Three month mini projects as part of the BHF MRes programme:

·         “Nox4-mediated regulation of substrate metabolism in human endothelial cells”, under the supervision of Professor Ajay Shah

·         “Deciphering the molecular mechanisms underlying inhibition of human soluble Epoxide Hydrolase by metals and nitro-fatty acids”, under the supervision of Professor Sasi Conte

·         “Vascular Aging – Glycoproteomics of the Extracellular Matrix”, under the supervision of Professor Manuel Mayr.

2016

University of Bath

·         Final Year Research Project title: “Development of DNA targeted drugs”, Doctor Dan Pantoș’ Group.

·         Subjects: Supramolecular Medicinal Chemistry; G-Quadruplex DNA binding for anticancer agents; Dynamic Combinatorial Chemistry.

·         Expecting to get hands on experience in: 1D and 2D NMR, HPLC, Circular Dichroism, Microwave Assisted Synthesis, Fluorescence and UV-vis Spectroscopy.

2015-2016

National University of Singapore

Undergraduate Research Project (UROPS) title: “Synthesis and Characterisation of a super hydrophobic, self-cleaning, near infrared reflective cool pigment”, in Associate Professor Suresh Valiyaveettil’s group.

·         Subjects: Novel nanomaterials; Organic synthesis; Hydrophobicity and optical studies.

·         Skills: 1H NMR, Fluorescence and UV-Vis Spectroscopy, Thermogravimetric Analysis, Elemental Analysis, FT-IR Spectroscopy, Organic Synthesis, Microemulsion Nanoparticle Synthesis, TLC.

Publications


  • Co-author on “Synthesis and Characterisation of a super hydrophobic, self-cleaning, near infrared reflective cool pigment” paper, Scientific Reports. Accepted for publishing October 2016.