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What did you study in your undergraduate degree?

David Eagles
David Eagles

Biomedical Science

Why did you choose IMB to undertake your research?

I choose IMB to undertake my research as it has excellent facilities as well as researchers with amazing projects and years of relevant experience.

Do you have any tips for future students interested in life sciences research?

My best advice for future students would be to find a research area that they find interesting and just get involved. Try new things, make connections, and find passion in what they are researching.

What research are you currently working on?

My research is primarily on animal venoms, particularly spider venom, and the identification of novel analgesic peptides from said venom.

What interested you in joining the IMB Science Ambassador Program?

I was interested in becoming an IMB science ambassador as previous ambassadors have told me it is an excellent opportunity for both helping to generate interest in science, as well as improving my own communication skills.

What do you enjoy doing out of free time?

The majority of my free time is spent rock climbing, both indoor and outdoors. As well as social sports such as beach volleyball and badminton.