School:School of Medicine
Areas of Expertise: Molecular techniques
Sara is a research fellow in the Molecular Diagnostics Unit of the Medical Technology Research Centre. Her research focuses on developing molecular techniques for diagnostic uses.
Sara obtained her PhD in Neurochemistry at King’s College London. Her research aims to develop sensitive, robust and specific assays for the early diagnosis of clinically relevant pathogens and has been involved in the development of several tests for invasive fungal infections which are now commercially available.
Greenwood, C., Ruff, D., Kirvell, S., Johnson, G., Dhillon, H.S., and Bustin, S. (2015). Proximity assays for sensitive quantification of proteins. Biomolecular detection and Quantification. 4:10-16
Bustin, S., Dhillon, H. S., Kirvell, S., Greenwood, C., Parker, M., Shipley, G. L. and Nolan, T. (2014). Variability of the reverse transcription step: practical implications. Clin Chem. 2015; 61(1):202-12 Clin chem. Epub