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Dr Emma Bourton
Lecturer (Education) in Biosciences

Research area(s)


DNA damage & molecular repair mechanisms in mammalian cells.

Extreme chemo-/radiosensitivity and extreme chemo-/radioresistance in normal and cancer cells.

Diagnostic test development to detect extreme chemo- and radiosensitivity in cancer patients prior to treatment.

Development of chemo-/radioresistant cell lines.


Design and provision of laboratory-based practical skills for biomedical science students.

Teaching of good academic practice and detection of student academic misconduct.

Research Interests

Experimental cancer therapeutics.

Imaging flow cytometry.