Louisa is responsible for the Institute's communication activities, externally and internally. This includes the Institute's publications, promoting the Institute's activities to external sources, media work to disseminate research news, being the point of contact for media enquiries, and the campus newsletter. She is part of the Knowledge Exchange & Commercialisation (KEC) team.
Louisa has over eight years experience in communication and engagement. Prior to joining the Babraham Institute she worked at the European Bioinformatics Institute managing outreach programmes and coordinating the Institute's communciation activities.
Before moving into science communications roles, Louisa was a Sainsbury PhD student, receiving support throughout her PhD research from the Gatsby Charitable Foundation. Her PhD research into the molecular control of flowering time was undertaken at both the John Innes Centre in Norwich and the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding in Cologne, Germany. Louisa has a BSc in Cell Biology from the University of Durham.