Rebecca Frise, Research Technician, Department of Medicine
Describe your research / job in three words:
How influenza works
When did you first realise you wanted to do what you do?
I attended a conference at which my current PI (Prof Wendy Barclay) was the keynote speaker and I knew I wanted to join her lab and research team.
What’s the best thing about your role?
The team I work with and the flexibility given to me by my manager and college.
What’s the most challenging thing about your role?
No two days are the same; sometimes you can’t plan for the problems that arise and you have to troubleshoot on the spot.
What’s the proudest moment of your career?
Publishing my first journal paper
Name a machine / software /object you couldn’t do your job without:
Has to be the software GraphPad Prism
What is the one thing you want to know/do before you die?
Visit Patagonia in South America