Ellie obtained her BSc in Biology from the University of York in 2014. Subsequently, she joined the MRC-Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma at King’s College London, where she studied for an integrated MSc and PhD based around immunology and epigenetics. Her PhD project focused on DNA methylation in Helper T cells. After obtaining her PhD, Ellie worked in outreach, most recently working for the University of Exeter as an outreach officer. Ellie is currently working as a postdoctoral research assistant at the University of Exeter Medical School as part of the NIHR Exeter Biomedical Research Centre.