User:Lisa Goers

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Lisa Goers (an artistic interpretation)
Lisa Goers (an artistic interpretation)

Polizzi lab:
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/k.polizzi
https://sites.google.com/site/polizzilab/project-definition

Freemont lab:
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/p.freemont

Research interests

Synthetic Biology; method development; biosensors; plant and microbial science; evolution; molecular biology; sustainability.

Education

  • 2010-2015, PhD Molecular Biosciences (Synthetic Biology), Imperial College London, Supervisors: Karen Polizzi, Paul Freemont
  • 2010, MSci Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, England
  • 2010, BA Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, Trinity Hall, Cambridge, England
  • 2006, A Levels, Ivybridge Community College, Ivybridge, England

Previous labs

  • Dr. Kathryn Lilley, University of Cambridge (4th year MSci project)

http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/lilley

  • Prof. Peter Nixon, Imperial College (summer undergraduate project)

http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/p.nixon

  • Dr Paul Dupree, University of Cambridge (3rd year undergraduate project)

http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/dupree

  • Dr Edmund Kunji, University of Cambridge (summer undergraduate project)

http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/kunji

  • Prof. Gail Taylor, University of Southampton (summer undergraduate project)

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/biosci/about/staff/gt1.page
http://www.taylorlab.co.uk/

  • Prof. Dr. Angelika Brandt, Universitaet Hamburg (summer project)

http://www.biologie.uni-hamburg.de/de/personen/brandt-angelika.html

Publications

  1. "Co-culture systems and technologies: taking synthetic biology to the next level", 2014 [1]
  2. "Engineering Microbial Biosensors", 2013 [2]
  3. Acknowledged in: "Structure of CyanoP at 2.8 Å: Implications for the Evolution and Function of the PsbP Subunit of Photosystem II", 2010 [3]

Conferences

Talks

  1. Novel in vivo biosensors for monitoring of mammalian cell cultures. Goers, L., Freemont, P., Polizzi, K. M. (AIChE Annual Meeting, 2014) [4]
  2. Novel in vivo biosensors for on-line monitoring of mammalian cell cultures. Goers, L. (Flowers Consortium meeting, 2013)
  3. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. Goers, L. (Lightening Talk, IChemE Young Researchers Meeting 2012, University of Manchester.)
  4. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. Goers, L. (FlashTalk, EnGENEious Conference 2012, University of Oxford.)

Posters

  1. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit - Novel in vivo biosensors for on-line monitoring of mammalian cell cultures. Goers, L. (Poster presented at SB6.0 The sixth international meeting on Synthetic Biology, 2013, Imperial College London) [5]
  2. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at International Workshop on Systems and Synthetic Biology, 2012, Palmas de Mallorca.)
  3. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at IChemE Young Researchers Meeting 2012, University of Manchester; was awarded Prize for Best Poster.)
  4. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at Graduate School Summer Research Symposium 2012, Imperial College London; presenting at this event is part of Division of Molecular Biosciences Postgraduate Research Day Poster Prize)
  5. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of nutrients to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at EnGENEious Conference 2012, University of Oxford; was awarded Prize for Best Poster.)
  6. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of glutamine to mammalian cell cultures (Poster presented at Division of Molecular Biosciences Postgraduate Research Day 2012, Imperial College London; was awarded Third Prize for Best Research Poster)
  7. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of glutamine to mammalian cell cultures (Poster presented at Biochemical Society Centenary Celebration, London, 2011)
  8. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of glutamine to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at Biochemical Society Harden Conference – “Synthetic Biology: design and engineering through understanding”, Keele University, UK, 2011; was awarded Biochemical Society Centenary Poster Prize)
  9. Tissue culture contamination for fun and profit – A synthetic system for the on-demand supply of glutamine to mammalian cell cultures. (Poster presented at RosBNet Synthetic Biology Workshop 2011, Oxford)


Abstracts

  1. "Designing metabolite biosensors for bioprocess monitoring using synthetic biology" [6]


Prizes, Bursaries, Awards, Studentships, Funding

  • Shortlisted for UKICRS Essay Competition ‘Drug Delivery – lessons from nature’, 2015
  • EPSRC Frontier Engineering programme, 2014
  • IChemE Young Researchers Meeting best poster prize, 2012
  • enGENEious Conference poster prize, 2012 [7]
  • Short-listed for British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) Scholarship, 2012
  • Third Prize for Best Research Poster, Division of Molecular Biosciences Postgraduate Research Day, 2012
  • Biochemical Centenary Poster Prize at the 70th Harden Conference, 2011 [8]
  • BBSRC Targeted Priority Studentship, 2010
  • BBSRC Vacation Bursary, 2009
  • Gatsby Plants Summer Student Bursary, 2008
  • Selected to attend Gatsby Plants Summer School, 2007
  • Trinity Hall Overseas Bursary, 2006
  • Cambridge European Trust Bursary, 2006-2010
  • Science Cup, Ivybridge Community, 2006
  • A level student of the year, Ivybridge Community College, 2006
  • ranked “Highly commended student”, British Biology Olympiad, 2006

iGEM

  1. Supervisor for Imperial College Auxin team (European winner and International runner-up), 2011 [9]

Non-scientific Publications

  1. Spiegel Online [10]
  2. Weevilmagazine [11]

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