Posted on Monday 23rd July 2012
Beckie Port, a Cancer Research UK postgraduate student in the School of Cancer Sciences was selected from thousands of applicants to carry the Olympic flame in the West Midlands Torch Relay.
Beckie carries out research into the relationship between Epstein Barr Virus and Cancer. As well as her research work, Beckie also spends time working in the community with Cancer Research UK to explain the importance of cancer research.
"I was delighted to be offered this opportunity and would particularly like to thank Cancer Research UK for supporting my application". Beckie Port