Beth graduated with a first class Master’s degree in Biochemistry from King’s College London in 2017, during which she undertook several extended research projects spanning a variety of scientific fields, including immuno-oncology, microbiology and diabetes. She then completed her PhD research in Cardiovascular Sciences as part of a collaboration between the British Heart Foundation Centre for Research Excellence, King’s College London and the Heart Centre Göttingen. Her research focused on phenotyping induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes harbouring cardiomyopathy disease-causing mutations. As such Beth has experience working with stem cells, CRISPR-Cas9 technology and tissue engineering.
Outside of her studies, Beth has completed programming and front-end web development courses as part of a campaign working to close the gender gap in technology. She has also gained valuable commercial experience working at one of the world’s largest professional services firms.
Beth joined Kilburn & Strode as a Trainee Patent Attorney in the Life Sciences & Chemistry group in September 2020 and is currently training to qualify as a Chartered UK and European Patent Attorney.