Dr Garrie is a Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Immunology, part of the Biosciences Team in the School of Science and Technology. She is Module Leader for Immunology and Virology (undergraduate BSc (Hon), NVQ level 6, year 3), joint co-module leader for Introduction to Cell Biology (undergraduate BSc (Hon), NVQ level 4, year 1) and Clinical Immunology (postgraduate M level, flexible learning module, NVQ level 7, year 4, to start academic year 2015/2016). In addition she is the Biomedical Science Course Tutor for year 1 students. Dr Garrie is also involved as a lecturer on additional undergraduate modules.
Dr Garrie’s research background is in the field of cell signalling, epigenetics, and cancer research with emphasis on leukemia and colorectal cancer. Current research interests include:
Etiological studies on HPV in oropharyngeal cancer patients
The role of receptor signalling on colorectal cancer
The role of novel factors driving islet inflammation and pancreatic beta-cell death in Type-2 diabetes.
Opportunities to carry out postgraduate research towards an MPhil/PhD in the School of Science and Technology exist and further information may be obtained from the NTU Graduate School.