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Dr James Allen is an experienced biochemist who headed a research group in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, UK, from 2006–2011. His research spanned mitochondria, biophysics, enzymology, parasitology, microbiology, bioinorganic chemistry, bioenergetics, evolution, structural biology and cell biology. Dr Allen has published over 40 papers in international journals, most as athe principal author, and has peer reviewed extensively. James took his first degree in Chemistry at Oxford then undertook a DPhil, also at Oxford, on the structure-function relationship of an int...
Dr Natalie Morris holds a 1st class degree in Physiological Sciences from Oxford University, where she completed her medical training with a Clinical Scholarship. She spent 5 years training as a surgeon in the NHS, gaining Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2006.
Dr Morris established Oxford Science Editing in 2010 after leaving surgery to concentrate on research. After a few months training as a freelancer, Natalie founded OSE after seeing how often good editors were poorly treated, and a genuine desire to remove publication bias from non-native English speaking ...

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