Thea graduated with a degree in Mathematics from the University of Exeter in 2017. In 2016, she carried out a BBSRC funded Bioinformatics Research Placement at the University of Manchester, in which she studied the recombination of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
She is a bioinformatics PhD student in the University of Exeter College of Medicine and Health, under the supervision of Dr Eilis Hannon, Professor Jonathan Mill and Dr David Collier, funded by the BBSRC and Eli Lilly. Her main research interest is reference based cellular deconvolution and data quality control.
She also has a strong interest in reproducible science.