During her Undergraduate Degree, Emma specialised in Biological sciences at Oxford Brookes University with particular interest in Molecular Biology and Genetics. Alongside her studies, Emma engaged in multiple volunteering opportunities to help adults with mental health and learning difficulties. After graduating in 2020, Emma now works full time at the Oxford Centre for Genomic Medicine as a Nursing Assistant and engages in a part time counselling course alongside.
As a Nursing assistant, Emma helps patients, and their families feel welcomed and comfortable when they come into clinic and takes specimen samples when required. Emma’s role also consists of the delivery of the New Genomic Medicine service where she informs patients about new genetic tests, such as Whole Genome Sequencing.