Thomas is a member of our Life Sciences patent team
He has a PhD in Biotechnology and a BSc in Plant Sciences, both from The University of Manchester. His PhD research focussed on the investigation of microalgal genetics and lipid metabolism in an effort to develop more commercially viable biofuels. This research led to the publication of a number of peer reviewed research papers and reviews in the area.
Thomas also has industrial experience which was gained whilst working for a small plant biotechnology company during his undergraduate degree, and more recently has experience of working in technology transfer at The University of Manchester.
Thomas joined Mewburn Ellis in 2018.