Emily joined AMRC in April 2023 as a Policy Officer. She has a background in genomics research with experience in both industry and academia, and previously worked as a senior scientist for a biotech in Cambridge. Prior to joining AMRC, Emily was an Academy of Medical Sciences (AMS)/Medical Research Council (MRC) policy intern in the Policy, Governance and Ethics team at the MRC. She is a PhD candidate in functional genomics at Imperial College London, with masters degrees from Imperial (MRes, 2017) and University College London (MSci, 2014). 

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