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Trainee Patent Attorney

Glasgow Office

Life sciences

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Aron joined HGF’s Glasgow office in January 2023 as a Trainee Patent Attorney in Life Sciences.

A graduate of The University of Edinburgh and recipient of multiple scholarships and awards, his doctoral studies focused on gene editing and DNA repair in algae which led to first-author publications in PNAS and Nature Communications, a book chapter and a patent application. He has several years’ experience working in biotechnology start-ups in scientific and business development roles.

He is an empathic listener with an analytical and strategic mindset who is motivated by seeing the societal and commercial impacts of transformative life sciences innovation.




Biological Sciences (Plant Science), First Class Honours, The University of Edinburgh


Bioinformatics, Distinction, The University of Edinburgh


Cell and Molecular Biology, The University of Edinburgh


Lang Scholarship Prize

Best dissertation project in Plant Sciences awarded by The University of Edinburgh

Highly Skilled Workforce Scholarship

MSc scholarship awarded by The University of Edinburgh

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

PhD scholarship awarded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)


Chloroplast phosphate transporter CrPHT4-7 regulates phosphate homeostasis and photosynthesis in Chlamydomonas

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Mechanistic and genetic basis of single-strand templated repair at Cas12a-induced DNA breaks in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

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