Jessica Abele

DPhil in Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

University of Oxford

Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

Sherrington Building, Sherrington Rd

Oxford OX1 3PT

Life Science | Healthcare | Innovation

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October 2019 - June 2020

Student Venture



Actively engaged with all early deal flow stages from sourcing deals, researching opportunities, analysing pitches, taking meetings with founders and making early-stage investment decisions.

April 2019 - June 2019

Master Thesis


Mapped the UK healthcare system and digital healthcare market and performed competitor analysis to develop a suitable market entry strategy. Conducted a health economic analysis to demonstrate cost-effectiveness. 

April 2018 - September 2018

Master Thesis


Department of Chemistry

Project: Mitochondrial Targeting via Functionalization of Dehydroalanine on GFP. Independent conceptualization and design of experiments followed by data analysis 

2019 - Present

DPhil in Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics

University of Oxford

Project on the carotid body as a multimodal integrated metabolic sensor and its relevance in obesity. Specifically, I am exploring the link between obesity and carotid body functionality involving neuroimmune mechanisms and altered signalling. 

2018 - 2019

MPhil Bioscience Enterprise

University of Cambridge

Rigorous multidisciplinary programme delivering MBA modules with biotech and healthcare focus. Exclusively recruits high-potential individuals in preparation for investment, executive or consultancy roles in the life science sector. 

2016 - 2018

MSc Pharmaceutical Sciences

University of Freiburg

An interdisciplinary course which comprised content across several areas of pharmacy such as pharmaceutical chemistry, biology and technology as well as biochemistry and pharmacology.


Coaching and Tutoring

Ageing and Longevity


Venture Capital



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