Rhiannon Jenkinson, PhD
Rhiannon Jenkinson is Director of Science at Charles River Laboratories Portishead. At Charles River she leads and designs projects for clients in the fields of autoimmunity, inflammation and oncology. This builds on her academic experience within the immunology and oncology fields.
Her previous positions have included a Wellcome Trust Career Re-entry Fellowship, focusing on the role of T cells in epithelial repair in the gut and skin, a six year fellowship at the NIH, NCI where her research focused on T cell development and tumour immunology, a post-doctoral position at the University of Bristol, studying T cell responses to tumours and PhD studying a gene which drives breast cancer metastasis.