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Tess is a Research Associate at the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit (MRC CBU), University of Cambridge. After completing a PhD at the MRC CBU with Professor Duncan Astle, Tess joined Dr. Kate Baker’s lab as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, where she is currently establishing a stem cell model of SYT1-associated neurodevelopmental disorder to further understand its mechanistic underpinnings and pathogenicity. This work is in collaboration with colleagues at the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair and the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. Tess's work is supported by the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity, and the Medical Research Council. Tess is also an active member of the Cambridge Neuroscience Steering Committee, where she is an Equality, Diversity, Inclusion, and Well-being Representative.