Linda Martin

Programme Leader Science

Linda Martin


Linda graduated with a first class degree in Applied Microbiology and later went on to study for a PhD.

She has worked as a research assistant to Professor Sir Alex Markham at ICI Diagnostics in genetic science and stem cell research.

In 2005, Linda joined B&FC and is now Programme Leader for Higher Education Science. She is passionate about helping students develop research skills to drive projects and dissertations.

Expert In...

• cell biology
• molecular biology
• microbiology

Qualifications and Accolades

• First class honours in Applied Microbiology from Strathclyde University
• PhD in MRC Protein Phosphorylation and Ubiquitylation with Professor Sir Philip Cohen

Industry Background

• ICI Diagnostics
• ICI Pharmaceuticals
• Manchester University

Professional Activities

• Member of the Royal Society of Biology (RSB)
• Committee member of the North West Branch of the RSB

Why B&FC?

I chose B&FC because of its commitment to students from the local community and beyond.


“Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.” - Albert Einstein