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Dr Kara van Aelst

Dr Kara van Aelst

Dr Kara van Aelst
M.Sc.(Amst.), PhD(Bristol)


Office EW10
Biomedical Sciences Building,
University Walk, Clifton BS8 1TD
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 331 2194

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I graduated from the University of Amsterdam with a MSc in Biomedical Sciences before moving to the University of Bristol complete my PhD with Professor Mark Szczelkun.

During my PhD and Research Associate posts I studied the mechanistics of DNA recognition and cleavage by the prokaryotic immunity systems Restriction-Modification and CRISPR.

Since January 2018 I focus on teaching. Firstly as a Senior Teaching Associate, in which role I was responsible for the delivery of the practical part of the University Award for Education winning MSci Research Training Unit. In September 2018 I was appointed as a Teaching fellow.

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