Jelena Aleksic, a former MRC-funded Graduate Student in Professor Steve Russell's Group in the Department of Genetics [>2011] has been named as a rising star in the biotech industry. Jelena is featured as an inspirational female bio-entrepreneur in 'BioBeat : 50 Movers & Shakers in BioBusiness 2015'
Earlier this year, Jelena and Robert Stojnic, who also obtained a PhD from the Department, founded GeneAdviser, which seeks to matches those with suspected rare genetic diseases to appropriate diagnostic facilities.
>> BioBeat : 50 Movers & Shakers in BioBusiness 2015 [source of image above]
AND there's more:
At the 2016 FDM Everywoman in Technology Awards, Jelena was awarded the Start-Up Founder prize for GeneAdviser. More at http://www.everywoman.com/content/winners-be-announced-2016-fdm-everywoman-technology-awards-0