Name: Nancy Wong
Research Status: Final year PhD Researcher
PhD Project: Investigating whether there is a conserved function for the GTG/GPHR family of membrane proteins using a variety of biochemical, physiological, cellular and molecular techniques in Arabidopsis thaliana, Caenorhabditis elegans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
My Role on BSPS: In the final months of being on BSPS I am acting as the society consultant, supervising the enterprise and general running of the society. My past role was founding member and President whom managed the society, which was nominated for the Engagement Excellence in Volunteering Award this year. Taking lead on this role enabled me to direct the expansion of a great new society; one of few postgraduate communities, and in doing so I won two Excellence in Volunteering Awards for Leadership and Volunteering this year.
Fun Fact: I am probably the only PhD student who enjoys writing her thesis!