Date of release: Monday, December 9, 2013

Dr Lauren  Baker, a Greenwich alumni of the BSC Biomedical Science Programme, came back home yesterday to give a two hour lecture for Lauren Pecorino's course Cancer Biology and Therapeutics. Dr Baker is a post- doctoral fellow at the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR). The two Laurens remembered how they found the ICR PhD studentship advert together while discussing career options. Dr Baker has published numerous research articles in cancer imaging and recently received a prestigious award from the American Assoc.Cancer Research. "Seeing the successes of my students is one of the  great rewards of teaching."- Dr Pecorino.