Andy completed an undergraduate degree in Genetics at the University of Liverpool, graduating in 2014. Following his undergraduate studies, he completed a master's degree in Applied Biosciences and Biotechnology at Imperial College London in 2015, where he studied a wide variety of technical areas including: plant biotechnology, industrial and pharmaceutical biotechnology, genetics, genomics and synthetic biology.
He followed these studies with a PhD at the University of Cambridge (2015-2019), where he investigated vitamin B12 transport in algae and gained experience in algal molecular biology and bioinformatic analysis. During this period he also spent 3 months working at a biomedical device start-up company in a data science role, gaining further exposure to computational research and commercial environments.
After his PhD, he continued working at the University of Cambridge as a postdoctoral research associate, investigating the importance of vitamin exchange between hot spring community members using metagenomic data.
Andy joined Keltie in 2021, and is working towards becoming a qualified patent attorney. He works in the Chemical and Life Sciences team, where he supports clients working in areas including: industrial biotechnology, biofuels, sustainability, medical devices and bioinformatics.
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