Name: Brittany Ellis
Profession: Scientific Researcher
Primary school: Knavesmire Primary School
Attended Millthorpe/Nunthorpe: 2009-2014
Post-16 attended: All Saints Sixth Form
University or college? The University of Sheffield
Favourite subject at school: Drama and Biology
What I thought I wanted to do: Performing Arts
What I ended up doing: Medical Research
How I got here: My interest in science at school grew when I did my A Levels and eventually lead to me pursuing a degree in Biomedical Science, a Masters in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine and currently my PhD in Neuroscience, researching therapies for Motor Neurone Disease.
Most useful skill or character trait for my job: Curiosity
Top tip! Don’t worry too much!