Dr James Pearce
NC3Rs Training Fellow
Living Systems Institute
Living Systems Institute, University of Exeter, Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD
NC3Rs training fellow working with Galleria mellonella.
I have been developing transgenesic tools for this insect model, increasing it's potential to replace rodent models for infection studies and drug discovery as well as broadening its ability to be used in other applications.
University of Exeter: PhD 2023
Thesis title: Early Development and Genetic Engineering in the Lepidopteran model organism Galleria mellonella
University of Bristol: BSc. Hons. 2014
University of Exeter: 2018 - Present
Arctec (LSHTM): 2016 - 2018
Project Title: Early Development and Genetic Engineering of Galleria mellonella for Drug Discovery
Funding: University of Exeter & DSTL