Dan was born in Scotland in 1992. He got his Bsc (Hons) at Dundee studying Biological Chemistry and Drug Discovery in 2015. His Honours project involved palladium-catalysed multi-component reactions for the creation of drug arrays for ubiquitin-related enzymes. As part of this course, he also did a Year in Industry placement at a recent start-up biotechnology company where he worked on developing peptide hydrogels for 3D cell culture. Following graduation from Dundee, he began his PhD at the Bradley group working on ‘Novel reporters and probes’ as part of the IMPACT project.
In his spare time, Dan enjoys running, badminton and socialising with friends.