Jessica Bevan

From England now working at IMM / ITQB, Portugal

Jess studied Chemistry at Imperial College London and obtained an MSci degree with a masters project focussing on the C-H activation of oxetane derivatives. She spent a year in industry in the paints and coatings company, AkzoNobel. She is interested in using synthetic chemistry to tackle biological problems, in particular within neglected tropical diseases. She is now based in Lisbon at IMM and ITQB. In her spare time enjoys playing tennis, scuba diving and travelling.