Polina Foteva

Second year, BSc Biochemistry, University of St Andrews

About Polina Foteva

Hi, I'm Polina Foteva and I'm a Biochemstry student in St Andrews University. I am interested in the properties of enzymes and mechanism of biocatalysis. It is really exciting to be part of the Laidlaw Network and I can't wait for my first summer as a Laidlaw scholar.

I am a/an:

Undergraduate Scholar

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Research Topic

Biochemistry Biological Sciences

Laidlaw Cohort Year



University of St Andrews

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I speak:

Bulgarian English

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Hiking/walking Reading Running/jogging Travelling Volunteering

I am open to participating in mentoring/buddy programmes


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Proposal Biochemistry Biological Sciences Biotechnology

Preliminary Research Proposal

Quick insight into my plans for the summer. Here I am talking about my research on essential enzymes, encoded by a novel class of viruses infecting bacteria - crAssphages.

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