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Jake Spicer

I completed my undergraduate degree in biochemistry at the University of Leicester in 2018. Following this I completed a molecular pathology and therapeutics of cancer master degree in 2019 at the University of Leicester. I then took a year out before returning to Leicester in 2020 to undertake a PhD with Professor Dean Fennell, focusing on targeting homologous recombination deficiencies in mesothelioma

Dr. Charlotte Poile

Charlotte joined the Mesothelioma Research Group in 2018. Charlotte plays an essential role in ensuring regulatory (REC, HTA, GCP) compliance within the research programme. Her work also involves contributing to the development and execution of national translational research projects and clinical trials and she also works closely with international commercial partners. Charlotte has a key role in coordinating the translational research studies within different Universities and NHS departments. Her work also involves overseeing the sequencing stage of the translational projects.

Dr. Jens C. Hahne

Jens received his PhD in biochemistry from the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg i.Br. (Germany). During several postdoc positions [Department of Molecular Pathology at the University of Bonn (Germany), Charite Berlin (Germany), Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics at the University of Wuerzburg (Germany)] he received a broad training and knowledge in molecular pathology, oncology and translational research. Then he worked for 8 years as Senior Scientist in the Department of Molecular Pathology at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR, London, UK) before joining the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in Leicester (UK) as Research Manager. He has published more than 80 papers in reputed journals, contributed to several books and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute.

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