Julia - BSc Microbiology
Development Scientist, Thermo Fisher Scientific
"I am working within the Clinical Reserch and Development team, where we create new formulations for selective media, to be used in hospital and research environment for easy identification of pathogenic bacteria.
A lot of the theoretical knowledge and research skills I gained through my BSc degree come in handy at my day to day work. I did my dissertation on antibiotic resistance, and that was the main subject of discussion during the job interview for my current job. The practical skills I gained regarding calculation of antibiotic concentrations and handling a wide range of different organisms also have proven themselves extremely useful.
The modules I studied in Aberystwyth were very diverse and gave me excellent preparation for what was to follow."