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Dr. Jim Gillies

Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences

School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Maudland Building MB140

+44 (0) 1772 89 4261

jmgillies@uclan.ac.uk

Jim is a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

Jim is a member of the National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges.

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Jim is a Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Sciences within the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences.

Jim studied for a PhD in Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry and Nanotechnology at Imperial College where he developed and patented a number of radioanalytical devices. Jim’s first postdoctoral position was in the Bioelectronics Research Group at Glasgow University, where he worked on “Lab on a chip” devices for chemical analysis. Jim also spent five years working as a senior post-doctoral fellow with Cancer Research UK, at the Paterson Institute in Manchester. Here he was responsible for the design and development of a number of radiopharmaceuticals for cancer imaging and diagnosis, as well as the development of “Lab on a chip” devices and quantum dot technology for cancer imaging and diagnosis.

Jim has also spent a number years working in an industrial setting for companies such as Invitrogen and Nanoco. Jim’s industrial research has included working on the development of water soluble quantum dots designed for a number of biological applications.

Qualifications

  • QTLS, Institute for Learning, 2013
  • PGDE, University of Bolton, 2012
  • ISO 9000 Lead Auditor, IQMS, 2006
  • PhD Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry and Nanotechnology, Imperial College, London. 2000.
  • BSc (hons) Applied Biochemistry, University of Paisley, 1996