1999 - PhD Molecular Biology, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
1992 - BSc Cellular and Molecular Pathology, University of Bristol
Dr Ivins is an experienced researcher in the fields of molecular and developmental biology. Her initial background was in cancer research and transcriptional regulation, followed by several years at University College London (UCL) using animal models to study the roles of specific genes in various aspects of cardiovascular development. She is knowledgeable in genetics, cardiac development, embryogenesis, molecular biology, and oncogenesis.
Dr Ivins has authored 20 peer-reviewed paper, 5 as first or final author, in journals including Developmental Cell, Cell Reports, Development, Oncogene, and Blood.
Editing and Reviewing Experience
Dr Ivins has edited manuscripts for both students and colleagues at UCL and has reviewed articles for The Journal of Anatomy and Developmental Dynamics. She has been a full-time scientific editor since 2021 and joined Edanz as an editor in 2022.
Dr Ivins co-wrote a chapter on embryonic development in 22q11.2 deletion syndrome in "The Chromosome 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment".