Curriculum Vitae


2017-Pres | Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Vaccine Branch, National Cancer Institute, NIH
2016-17 | Research Assistant, University of Southampton
2014-15| Tutor, The Brilliant Club
2013-16 | Lab Demonstrator, BIOL2010: The Flow of Genetic Information, University of Southampton

Other Experience & Membership

2017-17| Metabolism Tutorial Facilitator,  Medicine 5-year course,   University of Southampton
2016-Pres | Member, ISAC-ISEV-ISTH EV Flow Cytometry Working Group
2015-Pres | Associate Fellow, Higher Education Academy
2015-16 | President,  Life Sciences Postgraduate Society, University of Southampton
2014-Pres | Member, International Society of Extracellular Vesicles
2014-Pres | Member, International Society for Advancement of Cytometry  
2014-15 | Treasurer, Life Sciences Postgraduate Society, University of Southampton
2013-17 | Supervisor, MMedSci & BMedSci students within lab group, University of Southampton
2013-16 | STEM Ambassador, Winchester Science Centre & LifeLab


2013-16 | PhD Clinical Medicine, University of Southampton
2014-15 | Introduction to Learning & Teaching for Postgraduate Researchers (PCAP Module 1)
2010-13 | BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences: Physiology with Pharmacology, University of Leicester
2008-10 | BTEC National Diploma in Applied Science: Medical Science, Peterborough Regional College


  • Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship, Keystone, 2018
  • Federal Technology Transfer Award, NIH, 2018
  • Summer Research Mentor Award, NIH, 2018
  • 2nd Prize for Best Oral Presentations, UKEV Forum, 2017
  • Student Travel Award, International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, 2016
  • International Conference Attendance Fund, University of Southampton, 2016
  • Researcher Links/Newton Award, British Council, 2016
  • Student Travel Award, International Society for Advancement of Cytometry, 2015
  • International Conference Attendance Fund, University of Southampton, 2015
  • Researcher Links Award, British Council, 2015
  • Young Extraordinary Brits Award: Innovation, Jack Wills, 2014
  • Best Overall 3rd Year Experimental Project, University of Leicester, 2013
  • Awarded 1st Year University Scholarship, University of Leicester, 2010
  • Certificate for Outstanding Achievement, Peterborough Regional College, 2010
  • Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver, and Gold Award, 2005, 2006, 2009

Published Research Abstracts & Articles

  1. Welsh J.A, Kepley J., Rosner A., Horak P., Berzofsky J. Jones J.C., Prospective use of high-refractive index materials for single molecule detection in flow cytometry., Sensors, doi: 10.3390/s18082461 pdf
  2. Wiklander O., Bostancioglu B., Welsh J.A et al, Systematic methodological evaluation of a multiplex bead-based flow cytometry assay for detection of extracellular vesicle surface signatures., Front. Immunol. , doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.01326 pdf
  3. Clayton A., et al,  (2018) Summary of the ISEV workshop on extracellular vesicles as disease biomarkers, held in Birmingham, UK, during December 2017, Journal of Extracellular Vesicles, 7:1, 1473707, doi: 10.1080/20013078.2018.1473707 pdf
  4. Welsh J.A., Scorletti E., Clough G.F., Englyst N.A., Byrne C.D., Leukocyte extracellular vesicle concentration is associated with liver fibrosis severity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 2018; 1-9, doi: 10.1002/JLB.5A1217-501R pdf
  5. Ramirez M., et al, Technical challenges of working with extracellular vesicles. Nanoscale, 2017, 00, 1–26. doi: 10.1039/c7nr08360b pdf
  6. Welsh JA, Holloway JA, Wilkinson JS and Englyst NA, Extracellular Vesicle Flow Cytometry Analysis and Standardization. 2017, Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 5:78. doi: 10.3389/fcell.2017.00078 pdf
  7. Welsh J, Holloway J, Englyst N, Microvesicles as Biomarkers in Diabetes, Obesity and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Current Knowledge and Future Directions. Intern Med S6:009, 2014. doi: 10.4172/2165-8048.S6-009 pdf