Dr Amelia Joy Thompson - Commercialisation Associate
Amelia is a Commercialisation Associate in the Life Sciences team. She also supports the Cambridge Enterprise team within the Ceres Agri-Tech Knowledge Exchange Partnership.
Before joining Cambridge Enterprise, Amelia was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience within the University of Cambridge. Her research investigated how the mechanical environment of nerve cells shapes the wiring of the developing brain. This work had a strong interdisciplinary focus, using tools from physics and materials science to answer the key biological questions.
Outside academia, Amelia is also an experienced technical writer and communicator, having worked as both editor and copywriter for science journals and magazines.
Amelia holds an MPhil and PhD in Developmental Biology from the University of Cambridge, and a BSc in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the Australian National University.
Amelia joined Cambridge Enterprise in September 2019.