Scientific Training Officer
piv [at] ebi.ac.uk
Piv joined EMBL-EBI in 2017 as a Scientific Training Officer for the Training Team and is primarily responsible for the scientific development and delivery of training within the CABANA project. He is a Train the Trainer instructor, and has an interest in science communication, community building, equality, diversity and inclusion.
Piv gained his BSc in Biomedical sciences at Queen Mary University of London in 2009 before completing his PhD at the University of Birmingham in 2015, investigating the structural biology of cancer-causing phosphatases. Whilst writing his thesis he joined the University of Warwick as a postdoctoral researcher studying receptor-ligand interactions and later took on a teaching position at Kingston University London. During this time, he obtained associate fellowship status from the Higher Education Academy, supervised structural bioinformatics MSc projects, co-organised the local Café Scientifique and co-founded the London chapter of PubhD, a communication platform for researchers to explain their work to the public.