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Biological Sciences
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Mrs Marilyn Jenkins 

Laboratory Technician supporting Research

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Marilyn joined the University in 2008 providing technical support for the Undergraduate Biochemistry practical program.

In 2010 the School moved to a new purpose built facility. With a change in role, Marilyn now provides technical support to the research activities of the academic staff and their research groups. Her primary role is to ensure the laboratories are maintained as a safe and ordered environment. She is responsible for ensuring that the communal laboratories & research equipment are maintained to a high standard.

Marilyn has a pivotal role training and inducting both technical staff and students in procedures and usage of facilities and resources. Marilyn is responsible for the day to day maintenance of the Tissue Culture Facility and the provision of an array of stocks and consumables through the Supply Centres, Media Kitchen and Biological Sciences Stores.

Career history

2008-present: Laboratory Technician (Research). University of Southampton, UK.
2004-2007: Laboratory Contact lens Technician (Manufacturing). Visaq,Romsey, Southampton, UK.
1992-2004: Laboratory Contact Lens Technical Team Leader & Trainer (Manufacturing). Ocular Sciences, Chandlers Ford, Southampton, UK.
1990-1992: Marine Electronics Operator (Manufacturing). Romsey, Southampton, UK.

Research group

Research Facilities

Actively involved in HEaTED (Higher Education and Technicians Education & Development) training and networking events.

Mrs Marilyn Jenkins
Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ

Room Number : 85/5081

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