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Ask Your Mentor Podcast – Dr Steven Quinn

With Alzheimer's Research UK

Ask Your Mentor, from Dementia Researcher, in association with Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK). Mentees interviewing their mentors, talking careers, lessons learned and what they’ve discovered, that could help you forge a successful career in dementia research.

In this podcast ⁠Dr Melissa Salazar⁠ from University College London interviews Dr Steven Quinn, Senior Lecturer & Alzheimer’s Research UK Fellow from University of York.

Melissa is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow based in the UK Dementia Research Institute at University College London. She is a scientist with +10 years of research experience, who is specialised in sequencing methods and data analysis to study the genetics of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

Steve is a Senior Lecturer & Alzheimer’s Research UK Fellow at University of York. Steve obtained his MPhys in Physics from the University of St. Andrews and an MSc in Radiation, Oncology and Biology from the University of Oxford. After his PhD (St Andrews) and a postdoctoral position at the University of Glasgow, he took up a Lindemann Fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA and in 2017, he was appointed to a Lectureship at the University of York and was awarded an Alzheimer’s Research UK Fellowship in 2019. Steve is now a Senior Lecturer, and his group uses microscopy techniques to interrogate the structure, dynamics and function of single biomolecules implicated in dementia.

Find our more about ARUK and their mentoring programme.

Created as a video first podcast, but also available in your favourite podcast app.

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