Ben Pickard obtained a BSc in Biochemistry from Imperial College London (1992), and a PhD from the University of Edinburgh (1996). Before coming to the University of Strathclyde, he worked at the Babraham Institute, Cambridge on factors regulating DNA methylation, and at the Molecular Medicine Centre, Edinburgh, identifying genetic risk factors for common psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression.
- Director of Postgraduate (Taught) Programmes: oversight of MSc courses
- Course Director: new MSc Global Public Health
- Deputy, undergraduate Biomedical Sciences student-staff committee
- Teaching/class co-ordination across Biomedical Science classes: BM101, 102, 104, 305, 407, 410 (genetics, genomics, human disease, clinical biochemistry, neurdegeneration
- Teching on MSc Generic Skills: MP931 (Bioethics)
- Personal Development Advisor
- Internal/external examiner PhD theses
- External examiner MSc Neuroscience, UCL, (2013-2015)
Certificates of Recognition in University of Strathclyde Student Union Teaching Excellence Awards: 2012, 2013, 2014.
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