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Paul Bacchus studied Biochemistry and Genetics at the University of Leeds and received his PhD in Biochemistry in 2006. After a short spell in industry, Paul returned to university to study Computational Biology and received his Masters degree from the University of York in 2010. In 2010, Paul moved to New York and worked as a Scientific Software Developer, where he developed a data management system for epigenetic data and analysed gene sequences using distributed computing. Paul made the switch to front-end development in 2013 after attending a front-end development bootcamp in San Francisco. After the bootcamp, Paul returned to the UK to develop web, tablet and mobile solutions for the consultancy McKinsey & Company. Paul joined the Chemical Probes Portal team in 2020 as a full stack developer after taking a career break to be a full time carer.