Dr Zulfa Yoosuf Aly
Zulfa Yoosuf Aly is a Daphne Jackson Fellow at Cardiff University in the Department of Chemistry. Zulfa has a career background in chemical biology.
Zulfa is returning to research as a chemist and will be studying terpenoids, natural products arising from modifying terpenes that can be used as insect repellents or attractants.
Zulfa’s two year Fellowship is sponsored by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) and SCI (Society of Chemical Industry).
Her research project is titled: High-throughput screening and directed evolution of Germacrene D Synthase and 7-Epizingiberene Synthase and her Fellowship is due to finish in 2021.