This week we're celebrating both the return of some sunnier weather and Indiana joining our team! Joining us from a PhD in Paris and a Lab Manager position at Imperial College London, Indiana will be making sure that our growing lab operations run smoothly and supporting on experimental work.
WELCOME SASKIA & AISHA!
This week we welcome Saskia Ricks and Dr Aishwarya Krishna into our London team. Saskia joins our bioinformaticians fresh from a PhD at Imperial, while Aisha is bringing almost three years of industrial anti-infectives experience to the pipeline. Learn more about what they bring to the team here.
SMART GRANT KICK-OFF
Today we're excited to kick off work on a £311k Smart Grant from Innovate UK to accelerate our discovery of novel antibiotics. Head to our homepage to learn more about our innovative BACCU platform.
NEW HEAD OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Welcome to Dr Helena Francis - our new Head of Business Development! Helena joins us from a role in strategy consulting and will be supporting our journey to commercialisation. Head to our Team page to learn more.
We're tinkering with the branding and are excited to share our new logo! More to follow...
NEW HEAD OF FUNGICIDE DISCOVERY
Welcome Alex! Alex has joined the team to lead our latest expansion into fungicide discovery. Read more about Alex and the skills he brings to the team here.
WELCOME DR PAOLA NOCERA AND JAKOB HERNANDEZ
We finish the year welcoming Paola to our Team. Paola is an analytical chemist who will be leading compound isolation in the London Lab.
23 November 2020
Welcome to Caterina Menichelli, our new Head of Operations! Caterina brings a wealth of experience in project management and technical operations and has joined our London office. Head over to the Team page to find out more about Caterina.
WELCOME DR JAYNEIL PATEL
17 October 2020
We're really excited to welcome Jay to the London team as Head of Metabolite Interactions. Jay brings expertise in HLPC, NMR and mass spec and will be driving compound structure determination and interactions in the London lab.
Read more about Jay in Our Team!
NEW EQUIPMENT HAS ARRIVED
15 September 2020
The packages have started pouring in and thankfully the first is one of the most important. The London team will have plenty of caffeine to keep them going!
BACCUICO OPENS THE LONDON LAB
9 September 2020
We're excited to announce that we have moved into the Biscuit Factory in Bermondsey, London! We'll soon start converting the space into a lab, which boasts a large balcony with views of the London skyline. There's plenty of space for a few tissue hoods and everything else needed to set-up our brand new screening lab. Pop in if you're nearby!
WELCOME DR MARK WILKINSON
7 September 2020
We have our first UK employee! Mark has joined the team as the Head of Compound Discovery. He'll be leading the screening and automation in our new lab space, as well as pursuing his passions for writing and design in both grant proposal and website management. Head over to Our team to find out more about Mark's background!
1 Sep 2020