School of Biological Sciences


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Claudia R Slevin

  • Qualifications: Bsc (Hons) Biochemistry
  • Role Title: PhD Researcher
  • Address: Institute of Marine Sciences, Ferry Road, Portsmouth, PO4 9LY
  • Telephone: 02392 845797
  • Email:
  • Department: Biological Sciences
  • Faculty: Faculty of Science


I studied for my undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Portsmouth University and graduated in 2012. I am currently studying for a PhD investigating the digestive mechanisms of marine wood borers with Dr Simon Cragg.


  • Epigenetics
  • Gene expression
  • Degradation of wood by marine wood borers
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biochemistry


Dr Simon Cragg Reader Zoology, School of Biological Sciences

Dr Tim Hebbes, lecturer, School of Biological Sciences