Claire Tillyer, PhD

Clinical and training specialist at GID

Claire has been a scientist for 20 years including a forensic DNA analyst for Cellmark Forensics in the UK and US. For GID BIO she works as a clinical and training specialist, designing and implementing training courses, with a particular emphasis on e-learning, as well as hands-on training in the operating theatre. She also carries out research and development and IT projects. She has worked in field applications and training development for several molecular biology companies including Qiagen, Oxford Immunotec and Cepheid (Danaher) in the EU and EMEA. She also works on projects to expand Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) testing capacities, including the development of a 20-minute SARS-CoV-2 test. Claire earned an undergraduate degree in forensic science and law; a postgraduate certificate in research methods, and a Ph.D. in molecular biology.


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