Marisa Amato (Sankey's 2006 - 2008)

Undertaking a PhD in Clinical Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics

Which A Levels did you study?

 Maths, Biology and Chemistry

If you went to university, where did you go and what did you study? If you didn’t go to university, what did you do instead?

I studied Biochemistry at Imperial College London

What are you doing now and what plans do you have for the future?

I am now doing my PhD in Clinical Neuroscience and Molecular Genetics. My dream job is to become a Science Broadcaster while still doing research.

What influence has Lancing College had on your life?

Lancing helped me developed leadership skills being the very first Head of House of Sankey's

Which hobbies or interests did you pick up during your time at Lancing?

Found my passion for Science to be reality

Are you still in touch with people you met at Lancing?

A few

Which OL activities have you taken part in since you left (i.e. OL sports events, Business Networks etc.)?

None but would like to get involved more, especially within the Science community. I do give career talks to 5th form students on Career Days.

What advice would you give to a new pupil who is about to start at Lancing?

 Make the most of extra curriculum activities as I wished I had!