Imperial College London

MrAlexAuyang

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences

Research Postgraduate
 
 
 
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Contact

 

alex.auyang17

 
 
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Location

 

KennedySilwood Park

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Summary

 

Summary

I'm a first-year PhD student based at Silwood Park. Under the supervision of Prof. Austin Burt I am investigating methods of gene drive control in Anopheles gambiae.

My project is aligned with the SSCP DTP programme run by the Grantham Institute. 


Previous Studies


MRes Systems and Synthetic Biology - Imperial College



Supervised by Dr. Nikolai Windbichler I worked on the characterization of novel shuffling recombinases for the generation of repeat protein libraries.


BSc Biological Sciences - Imperial College


As my final year project, supervised by Prof. Andrea Crisanti and Barbara Fasulo, I investigated gene drive designs for the control of invasive Drosophila suzukii populations.

For my second year dissertation I was also supervised by Prof. Crisanti, assessing the feasibility of using gene drives for achieving New Zealand's  "Predator Free 2050" goals.