I completed a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) (Honours) majoring in Biochemistry (Hons I, Medal) at the University of Sydney in 2017. I completed my Honours year in the James Lab, where I explored the role of the protein kinase Akt in insulin signalling. I am very excited to be starting my PhD this year in 2018, where I will attempt to further delineate how Akt works, and investigate how this new knowledge may change our understanding of insulin resistance. I will be using techniques in cell biology and proteomics to answer these questions. Outside of the lab I love to hike, ski, coach sport teams, and scheme my next overseas trip!