Samantha Jenkins

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Research Interests

  • Natural materials for biomedical applications
  • Reconstitution of natural materials particularly silk

Biography and previous work

I joined the University of Sheffield in 2013 and am currently undertaking the 4th year of an MEng in Bioengineering.

Current Work

My research will focus on improving the protocols of silk reconstitution, with the aim of exploiting silk’s unique properties for use in biomedical applications.

Personal interests

In my spare time I enjoy cooking and baking alot (maybe a bit too much) as well as captaining a local amateur netball team.