Staff profile

Dr Krystal Hemmings

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences & Public Health


Biology and Zoology


College of Life and Natural Sciences


School of Human Sciences


Kedleston Road, Derby Campus



Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences & Public Health

Teaching responsibilities

I lead the following modules within the Biomedical Science and Public Health Discipline:

I also teach on the following modules:

I supervise Level 6 Independent Studies and Level 7 Masters in Research (MRes) students.

Research interests

My research interests are in the field of Skeletal Muscle Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, including the molecular mechanisms by which particular nutrients can prevent muscle wasting and how skeletal muscle functions as an immunogenic organ.

My pedagogic interests are within the area of technology enhanced learning, where I use a range of tools to both digitise the curriculum and increase student engagement.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Undergraduate Qualifications 

Postgraduate Qualifications 

Experience in industry

My PhD was funded by a BBSRC Industrial CASE Studentship, in collaboration with Pfizer pharmaceuticals.