Sara is originally from Lisbon, Portugal, and has a Masters degree in Marine Biology and Aquaculture from the University of Algarve.
After graduating Sara moved to Bergen, Norway, where she stayed for about 8 years, working mainly as Research Technician in the fields of Marine Biology and Molecular Biology, in a variety of projects and research groups.
Sara came to Dunedin in 2010 to work as a Research Technician with Dr. Elspeth Gold at the Department of Anatomy, joining the Gemmell lab in 2012. She provides technical support to some of the group’s molecular genetics projects, general assistance to staff/ students, assistance with general lab maintenance, and back-up technician for the Genetic Analysis Service.
Telephone: +64 (03) 479 5283
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