- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
Before joining Swindell & Pearson, Tom graduated from Newcastle University with an honours degree in biomedical sciences where his final research project examined "The Prognostic impact of novel somatic copy number alterations in chronic lymphocytic leukaemia".
After this Tom became proficient in DNA/RNA extraction, real-time polymerase chain reaction and next-generation sequencing, whilst also working as a senior trainer in a multitude of laboratory systems. From this Tom developed acute precision and patience, something that can be seen in his work.
Tom enjoys problem solving and used his innate ability to maximise the efficiency of PCR by formulating a unique workflow system and relevant SOPs. Further developing his problem solving ability and lateral thinking, Tom enjoys a game of chess in his spare time.
Tom lives in Derby and keeps active by playing squash, football and rugby.