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Dr Jessica Fletcher

Dr Jessica Fletcher

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 604446

Research Links

Academic Office - 107
First Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus


Jessica studied for her BSc in Biomedical Science at Bangor University, and became a Health and Care Professions Council registered Biomedical Scientist in 2010. Further to this, she completed her PhD in the field of Cancer Research, investigating the molecular mechanisms of the eukaryotic cell cycle. Using the model organism S.pombe, her research focussed on elucidating the roles of novel variants of the S-phase effector kinase Cds1Chk2. During this time Jessica also lectured on the Biomedical Science and Medical Science BSc programmes at Bangor University, and successfully achieved her Fellow status with the Higher Education Academy. In 2016, Jessica moved to Swansea University Medical School and began her role as Lecturer in Applied Medical Sciences. In her teaching and learning practices he has a particular interest in the role of digital media in education, and science communication.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Human Physiology
  • Science Communication
  • Cancer

Career Highlights

Award Highlights

Medical School Award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to Outreach and Public Engagement’ 2018