Jessica Ellins

PhD Student

Jessica grew up in York, in the North of England.  She received her integrated Masters degree in Biochemistry (MBiochem) from Pembroke College at the University of Oxford, UK, studying ADP-ribosylation of histones in response to DNA double strand breaks.  Jessica joined the DNA Replication Group in October 2019 as a PhD student to utilise cryo-EM to analyse chromatin conformation upon binding of proteins associated with heterochromatin.  In her free time, Jessica likes swimming, running and baking (and eating) cakes.