Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall

Lecturer in Molecular Microbiology and Deputy Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology

'There are many reasons for doing a PhD, not only for the scientific training, but also to learn about working as part of a team, problem solving and time management.'
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Dr Nicola Stanley-Wall is a Senior Lecturer and the Deputy Head of Division in the Division of Molecular Microbiology within the College of Life Sciences. Following a BSc in Cell Biology at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, Nicola completed her PhD in Molecular Microbiology at The John Innes Centre. She received the EMBO Long Term Fellowship to study biofilm formation with Beth Lazazzera at the University of California Los Angeles before starting her own group at Dundee after being awarded the BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship.

Nicola is very involved with the public outreach work in Dundee and has been connecting with the community with the event, Magnificent Microbes, for a number of years as well as running a secondary school Science club. Nicola won the RSE Beltane Prize for Public Engagement in 2012 and was appointed a BBSRC School Regional Champion in 2013.

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