Dr Plamen Iliev

Cell Culture Laboratory Technician

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Department:Biomedical and Forensic Science

Location: Cambridge

Areas of Expertise: Cancer biology , Cell and Molecular Biology

​Plamen joined Anglia Ruskin in June 2015 where he is now the cell culture laboratory technician.



Plamen has previously worked as a research assistant at the Bulgarian Academy of Science where he worked on the development of collagen based microcarriers for culturing of hepatocytes and their processing for an in vitro analytical purposes and bioartificial liver support.

He subsequently moved to the GKSS Research centre. Here he was involved in a project to replace bones through permanent and transient implants.

Plamen obtained his PhD in Cell Biology from the University of Aberdeen under the supervision of Prof. Iain R. Gibson. His project title was "The effect of ionic products released from silicate-substituted calcium phosphates on human osteblast cell behaviour

Spoken Languages

  • English
  • Bulgarian (Native)
  • German

Research interests

  • Tissue regeneration
  • Cell biology
  • Novel biomaterials


PhD in Cell Biology (Biomaterials & Regenerative Medicine) - University of Aberdeen (2013)