Dr Danna R GiffordMSc, DPhil

MRC Skills Development Fellow

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Present position

Research Associate (January 2016-), with Chris Knight
Faculty of Life Sciences, The University of Manchester, UK

Previous positions

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant (May 2014-December 2015), with Craig MacLean
Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK

Visiting Researcher (April 2010-September 2010), with Arjan de Visser
Wageningen University and Research Centre, Netherlands


University of Oxford, UK
DPhil in Zoology (2010-2014), in the MacLean lab

University of Ottawa, Canada
MSc. Biology (2008-2011), in the Kassen lab
Honours BSc with Specialization in Biology & Minor in Statistics (2004-2008)

Honours and awards

Canadian Centennial Scholarship Fund (2013-2014)
Clarendon Scholarship (2010-2013)
Somerville Graduate Scholarship (2010-2013)
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship-D3 (2010-2013)
NSERC Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplement (2010)
NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarship-M (2009-2010)
CSEE Honourable Mention in Student Talks (2009)
uOttawa Graduate Scholarship (2008-2009)
UBC Rising Stars of Research Invited Participant (2008)
Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Science, University of Ottawa (2004-2008)
UTE-SEI Essay Scholarship (2004)

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

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