She has led work programmes funded by the European Commission to transfer this assay to other laboratories and in doing so has established herself as a committed, highly effective and successful scientist. I am delighted that her trajectory and progress has been recognised by this prestigious award"
Woman of the Future award for Science
6 October 2019
Rachel Tanner, from the Jenner Institute, has been awarded the 2019 'Woman of the Future award for Science' Prof Helen McShane says: "Rachel is an outstanding scientist. Her work has centred around the development, optimisation and establishment of a functional in vitro mycobacterial growth inhibition assay for TB vaccine evaluation.