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Selene (Seoyun) Lee

DPhil Student

  • 2020 NDCN Public Engagement Ambassador

Selene completed her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Imperial College London and studied Translational Neurology (MRes) at the University College London (Queen Square).

Selene’s DPhil project is focused on investigating the biophysical properties of of a-synuclein fibrils from PD, PDD, DLB, and MSA patients' brains. She also investigates in vitro seeded fibrils from seeding amplification assay to assess whether they are representative of the disease-relevant fibrils. Selene is also interested in developing a less invasive seeding amplification assay using peripheral samples for diagnostic purposes. 

Selene is currently a member of Brasenose college.