►Where are you from originally, and where did you go to school?
UK, BSc at University College London, PhD at Kings College London
►What is your current position?
Professor, UC Irvine
►Why did you decide to become a researcher?
Always loved science and figuring out how things work…
►What is the “Big Picture” of what you study?
Creating better tools for drug discovery
►What is your favorite aspect of your research?
Being the first person in the history of the world (after my students/post-docs!) to know something about how cells and organisms work
► What do you hope to achieve with your research?
Make a difference to people suffering from disease.
►What groups are you involved in?
CureHHT – a patent advocacy organization
►When not in the lab what are your favorite hobbies/activities?