School of Biology

Staff Profile

Helen Martin

Research Technician

Background

Qualifications:

BSc(hons) Biological Sciences (Plant Sciences) 
RHS Advanced Certificate in Horticulture (level 4)

Work Summary:

I work as a research technician and lab steward supporting the research groups of Professor Anne Borland and Dr Kirsten Wolff.

Previous experience:

Senior research technician at CNAP, University of York

Senior Gardener at RHS Wisley

Plant Growth Suite Manager and Senior Research Technician at The Centre for Plant Sciences, University of Leeds

Research technician in Biochemistry, University of Leeds

 

Research

Plant care and horticulture

Genetic modification of plants

Plant tissue culture

ICS chromatography

Protein extraction and SDS PAGE

Western blotting

DNA and RNA isolation

PCR

Light microscopy


Publications