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Research Assistant

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Ermira graduated in 2014 with a BSc in Applied Biomedical Science (Hons) from the University of Hertfordshire. With a First Class Degree Ermira successfully completed Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) Registration Training Portofolio for the Certificate of Competence during an industry-based placement at Public Health England (London, UK). With the completion of the IBMS competency portfolio, Ermira registered with Health and Care Professions Council and became a registered Biomedical Scientist.


In September 2014, Ermira joined the laboratory of Dr Mathew Garnett at Sanger Institute where, she assisted with the development of cancer medicine by systematically testing the effect of drugs, either alone or in combination, using a collection of cancer cell lines derived from more than a thousand human tumours. In June 2017, Ermira joined Duncan Odom’s group where she assists in understanding the mechanisms by which specific regulatory elements and epigenetic marks contribute in the evolution of liver cancer.

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Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
University of Cambridge
Li Ka Shing Centre
Robinson Way
Cambridge CB2 0RE

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