Crwsibl Cymru 2022
Claire obtained her BSc (hons) degree in Physiology at Cardiff University. She then spend some time as a technician in an analytical and environmental chemistry laboratory before completing a PhD at Swansea University in biochemistry (studying alkane and fatty acid hydroxylating cytochromes P450 in Candida albicans). Claire’s research focusses on antifungal resistance in both humans and plants, but she also has interests in using microorganisms for novel biotechnological uses. Claire is passionate about outreach and science communication. She is the founder of Merthyr Science Festival and won the Royal Society of Biology Outreach and Engagement Award for an Established Researcher in 2020.