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Postgraduate School of Life Sciences

 

Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Professor David Aanenesen
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: da5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/aanensen-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr David Adams
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: da1@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Experimental cancer genetics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/adams-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Sebastian Ahnert
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: sea31@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Network analysis genotype-phenotype maps biological self-assembly protein quaternary structure evolution complexity
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/ahnert-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Julie Ahringer
Department: Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: ja219@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Regulation of chromatin structure and function in C. elegans
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/ahringer
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Michael Akam
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: m.akam@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental genetic basis of animal diversity
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/michael-akam
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Bill Amos
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: w.amos@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genetics
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/william-amos
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Carl Anderson
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ca3@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomics of inflammation and immunity
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/anderson-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Margaret Ashcroft
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: m.ashcroft@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular cell biology
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ashcroft/
Themes: Cancer, Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr William Astle
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: wja24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genomics methods in transfusion haematology and organ transplantation
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/a-to-g/willia...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Madan Babu
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: madanm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology regulatory genomics intrinsically disordered proteins biological networks GPCR signalling gene regulation and gene expression noise
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-m-babu
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alex Bateman
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: agb@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Analysis of protein and RNA sequence
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/bateman
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sir David Baulcombe
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: dcb40@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Gene expression
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Pedro Beltrao
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: pbeltrao@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution of cellular networks
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/beltrao
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Matthew Berriman
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mb4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Parasite genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/berriman-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ewan Birney
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: birney@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Developing algorithms and data-mining techniques for example to find new cis-regulatory elements
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/people/ewan-birney
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mark Blaxter
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mb35@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Tree of life
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/programmes/tree-of-life
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Boemo
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: mb915@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developing computational methods that show how dysregulation or faults in cell cycle mechanisms can result in cancer
Website: https://www.boemogroup.org/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Thorsten Boroviak
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: teb45@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Implantation germ cell specification and the continuum of pluripotent states in primate embryogenesis
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/thorsten-bovoriak/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Leonardo Bottolo
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: lb664@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Data integration and feature selection in system biology
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research/groups/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Andrea Brand
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: a.brand@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cells to synapses: regulation of self-renewal and differentiation in the nervous system
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brand
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah Bray
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: sjb32@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular biology of Drosophila development
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/bray_s/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alvis Brazma
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: brazma@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Gene expression and genotype data analysis; gene networks; algorithms for computational biology
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/people/alvis-brazma
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Brenton
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: james.brenton@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ovarian cancer prognostic markers predictive markers bioinformaticsexpression profiling clinical trial design using molecular end points
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/brenton-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sam Brockington
Department: Department of Plant Science
Email: sb771@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution and diversity
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sambrockington
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nick Brown
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: nb117@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell adhesion and morphogenesis in Drosophila
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brown
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Stephen Burgess
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: stephen.burgess@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetics and causality
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/a-to-g/stephe...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Carlos Caldas
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Carlos.Caldas@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Breast cancer; genomics proteomics metabolomics and bioinformatics
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/caldas-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter Campbell
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: pc8@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genetics and genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/campbell-peter
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Olivia Casanueva
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: olivia.casanueva@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: chaperones and the causes underlying inter-individual variability in longevity
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/olivia-casanueva
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor D Stephen Charnock-Jones
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email: dscj1@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Placental development high throughput sequencing genomics regulation of endothelial cell function in health and disease translational research
Website: https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-steve-charnock-...
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Krishna Chatterjee
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: tdw30@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular endocrinology; nuclear receptors and human disease
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/chatterjee/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rosana Collepardo
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: rc597@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Multi-scale modelling of chromatin organization and related biomolecules.  Multi-scale modelling of liquid-liquid phase separation in gene organization
Website: http://www.collepardolab.org/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Conlan
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epidemiology and mathematical modelling
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajkc2@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Anne Corcoran
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: anne.corcoran@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetic and chromatin remodeling mechanisms that regulate immunoglobulin gene rearrangement (VDJ recombination) in B lymphocytes in particular non-coding RNA transcription and nuclear organization
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/anne-corcoran
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Isidro Cortes-Ciriano
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: icortes@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer Genomics
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/cortes-ciriano
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ana Cvejic
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: as889@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental Haematopoiesis
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-ana-cvejic/
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Emma Davenport
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ed5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Functional genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/davenport-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marc de la Roche
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: mad58@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncogenic Wnt signaling in cancer
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/delaroche
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Paul Dupree
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: pd101@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bioenergy proteomics bioinformatics and glycobiology
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/dupree.html
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Richard Durbin
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: rd109@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mathematical and computational genetics; bioinformatics; genome evolution; cichlids
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/durbin-richard
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Douglas Easton
Department: Department of Public Health and Primary Care (Department of Oncology)
Email: dfe20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic epidemiology (especially cancer) and statistical genetics
Website: http://www.srl.cam.ac.uk/genepi/index.html
Themes: Cancer, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Anton Enright
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: aje39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Algorithms protocols and datasets for functional genomics. Regulatory RNAs
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/anton-enright
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Christine Farr
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: cjf1004@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Chromosome biology centromeres topoisomerase II
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-farr
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: afsmith@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian developmental genetics and epigenetics
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/anne-ferguson-smith
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rob Finn
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: rdf@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Computational approaches to understanding microbiomes
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/finn
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jasmin Fisher
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: jf416@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Executable Biology
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/fisher
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rebecca Fitzgerald
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: rcf29@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular pathology (expression profiling molecular genetics in vitro assays) to identify risk groups (diagnostic and prognostic) for oesophageal cancer and preinvasive lesions
Website: http://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/fitzgerald.html
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul Flicek
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: flicek@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Computational egigenomics and models for genome annotation
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/vg/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Andres Floto
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: arf27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: innate immunity bacterial genetics and genomics lung inflammation
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/floto/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Daniel Gaffney
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: dg13@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomics of gene regulation
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/gaffney-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mathew Garnett
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mg12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Translational Cancer Genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/garnett-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Moritz Gerstung
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: moritz.gerstung@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/gerstung
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Cedric Ghevaert
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: cg348@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Megakaryocyte and platelet biology In vitro production of cellular components for transfusion in humans
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/cedric-ghevaert/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Richard.Gilbertson@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the cellular and molecular origins of brain tumours with the aim of developing new cancer cures
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/gilbertson-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nick Goldman
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: goldman@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Theoretical molecular evolution comparative genomics data analysis and modelling statistical computational molecular sequence analysis
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/goldman
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Bertie Gottgens
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: bg200@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transcriptional control of haematopoietic stem cells
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Jules Griffin
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email: j.l.griffin@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of NMR spectroscopy mass spectrometry and pattern recognition techniques for metabolomics
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/griffin.html
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Greg Hannon
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Greg.Hannon@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biological functions and mode of actions of non-coding RNAs in normal development and cancer with particular focus on technology development
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hannon-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Martin Hemberg
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mh26@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Quantitative models of gene expression
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/hemberg-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Myriam Hemberger
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: myriam.hemberger@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetic determinants that ensure maintenance of early stem cell lineage identity
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/myriam-hemberger
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ian Henderson
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: irh25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic and epigenetic inheritance in plants
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/ianhenderson
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jon Houseley
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: jon.houseley@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: How non-coding RNAs can control chromatin structure and genome stability
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/jon-houseley
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Matt Hurles
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: meh@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomic mutation and genetic disease
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/hurles-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Imbeault
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: mi339@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Functional characterization of KRAB-ZFPs and their role in the establishment of species-specific gene regulatory networks
Website: https://gen.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stephen  Steve Jackson
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email: s.jackson@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Maintenance of genome stability/DNA repair
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/jacksons
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Frank Jiggins
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: f.jiggins@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genetics of insect pathogens and immune systems
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/frank-jiggins
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Chris Jiggins
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: c.jiggins@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genetics
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/chris-jiggins
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name:  Felipe Karam-Teixeira
Department:
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Topic:
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Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Adrian Kelly
Department: Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email: apk23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: MHC Class II antigen presentation; immunology of Salmonella infection
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/adrian-kelly
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gavin Kelsey
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: gavin.kelsey@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian developmental genetics genomic imprinting and epigenetics
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/gavin-kelsey
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Tony Kouzarides
Department: Department of Pathology (Virology Division/Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: tk106@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transcriptional control by chromatin regulators
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/tony-kouzarides
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Johannes Kromdijk
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jk417@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Environment plant physiology
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johanneskromdijk
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Torsten Krude
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: tk218@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Control of human chromosome replication
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-torsten-krude
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Edmund Kunji
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: edmund.kunji@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The structure and function of mitochondrial carriers
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/edmund-kunji
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: dominic@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Natural genetic variation (in malaria)
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/kwiatkowski-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ernest Laue
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: e.d.laue@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology of complexes involved in chromatin structure
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/laue.html
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Trevor Lawley
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: tl2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Host-microbiota interactions
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawley-lab
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Leach
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: arl@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular recognition and drug discovery
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/leach
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Karen Lipkow
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: karen.lipkow@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Integrating cellular architecture and signalling
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/karen-lipkow
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Hansong Ma
Department: Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email: h.ma@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The genetics of Drosophila mitochondrial DNA and its influence on evolution and disease
Website: https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/ma
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Eamonn Maher
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: erm1000@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: renal cell carcinoma phaeochromocytoma multiple primary cancers genomic imprinting disorders and developmental disorders
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/professor-eamonn-maher/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Marioni
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: John.Marioni@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developing computational tools to handle big data - using single cell genomics to study cell fate and early development
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/marioni-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Marioni
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: marioni@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Computational and evolutionary genomics
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/marioni/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Hilary Martin
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: hcm@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Population and medical genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/martin-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Charlie Massie
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: cem45@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Risk stratification and precision medicine in early stage prostate cancer using non-invasive biomarkers and high-sensitivity genomics approaches.
Website: https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/our-research/massie
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Juan Mata
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: jm593@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Posttranscriptional regulatory networks
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/mata.html
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Florian Merkle
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Use of stem cell-derived hypothalamic neurones to study genetic and environmental factors contributing to obesity
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/florian-t...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gos Micklem
Department: Department of Genetics (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email: g.micklem@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bioinformatics computational biology integrative genomics
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/gos-micklem
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Martin Miller
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Martin.Miller@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Investigating intercellular communication in tumours by studying the transcriptome and proteome of specific cell populations
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/miller-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michal Minczuk
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: michal.minczuk@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Discovering the genetic links between mitochondrial dysfunction and human disease
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/michal-minczuk
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Eric Miska
Department: Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: eam29@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Control of gene expression through non-coding RNA
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/eric-miska
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Edwige Mouroud
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: edwige.moyroud@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Plant biology Genetics Development Evolution Flower Molecular Biology Imaging Modeling Pattern formation Cell differentiation Pollinator behaviour
Website:
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Elizabeth Murchison
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: epm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The genetics and evolution of transmissible cancers
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/murchison/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Matthew Murray
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: mjm16@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Children's Cancer and Leukaemia investigating the expression of non-coding RNAs
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/matthew-murray
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Sergey Nejentsev
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: sn262@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic and functional mechanisms of susceptibility to infection
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/nejentsev/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul Newcombe
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: paul.newcombe@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Statistics for medical genomic data
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/n-to-s/paul-n...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Duncan Odom
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Duncan.Odom@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology of cellular phenotypes regulation of miRNA expression liver and pancreas biology
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/odom-group
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Leopold Parts
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: lp2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic screens of cellular traits
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/parts-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Clive Petry
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: cjp1002@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The link between altered fetal growth and the future development of diseases
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: cell signaling networks models data integration
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Julien Prudent
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: julien.prudent@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Interactions between mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum in cell physiology and disease
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/julien-prudent
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: lr404@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The pathogenesis of tuberculosis and the basis of vastly different susceptibilities to this disease
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/Ramakrishnan/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Lucy Raymond
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: flr24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The genetic basis of intellectual disability
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Evan Reid
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: ealr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular cell biology of axonal degeneration
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alan Robinson
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: alan.robinson@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bioinformatics of mitochondrial metabolism and evolution
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alan-robinson
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Prof David Rowitch
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Glial Cells and Response to Injury
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/rowitch
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor David Rowitch
Department: Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email: dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: CNS Development and Disease
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: rahul.roychoudhuri@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Transcription factor regulation of cell fate-specification and function within the T cell lineage
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/rahul-roychoudhuri
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Steve Russell
Department: Department of Genetics (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email: s.russell@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Drosophila SOX domain genes. genomics approaches to gene function and systems biology
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/steve-russell
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Richard Sandford
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: rns13@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular genetics of Mendelian and complex diseases
Website: http://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-richard-sandford-2/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Emilia Santos
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: es754@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Morphology and Evolution
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/emilia-santos
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr David Sargan
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: drs20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Comparative and disease genetics. Mapping cancer prediposition genes; inherited eye diseases and other inherited diseases in dogs and other companion animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/drs20@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Aylwyn Scally
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: aos21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genomics
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/aylwyn-scally
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Nadia  Schoenmakers
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: naaa2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic basis of congenital hypothyroidism
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/nadia-sch...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul Schofield
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: pns12@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetic effects of low dose radiation mouse pathology database
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/schofield/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Barbara Skelly
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: bjs1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular basis of inherited diseases in the cat and dog
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/bjs1000@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Christopher Smith
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: cwjs1@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Alternative pre-mRNA splicing
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/smithc
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Derek Smith
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: d.smith@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution of pathogens
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/derek-smith
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nicole Soranzo
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Human complex traits
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/soranzo-group
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mikhail  Spivakov
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: Mikhail.Spivakov@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: The logic and robustness of gene regulation
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/mikhail-spivakov
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Oliver Stegle
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: stegle@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Statistical genomics and systems genetics
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/stegle
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mike Stratton
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: cl24@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genetics and genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/stratton-sir-mike
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Simon Tavare
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Simon.Tavare@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational molecular biology
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/tavare-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sarah Teichmann
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: st9@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Gene expression genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/teichmann-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nicholas Thomson
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Bacterial genomics and evolution
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Marc Tischkowitz
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: mdt33@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Fanconi Anemia genes and hereditary breast cancer predisposition
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-marc-tischkowitz-2/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mathew Van de Pette
Department: MRC Toxicology Unit
Email: mv489@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetics. Toxicology. Developmental Programming. Pregnancy
Website: https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor George Vassiliou
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: gsv20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Acute myeloid leukaemia clonal haematopoiesis
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/People/pi/vassiliou
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Roser Vento-Tormo
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: rv4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Celluar genetics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/vento-tormo-group
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Thierry Voet
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: tv2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Single-cell genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/voet-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Michael Wakelam
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: michael.wakelam@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology of phosphatidic-acid-mediated signalling
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/michael-wakelam
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Chris Wallace
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: cew54@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Statistical immuno-genetics
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/t-to-z/chris-...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Penny Watson
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: pjw36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Liver and pancreas diseases in small animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjw36@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Lucy  Weinert
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: lw461@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The ecology and genomics of bacterial pathogens
Website: https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-in...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Welch
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: jjw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The causes of molecular evolution
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-welch
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rob White
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: rw108@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular biology of Drosophila development
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/white/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alex Whitworth
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic models of neurodegenerative disease
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alex-whitworth
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Eske Willerslev
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: ew482@cam.ac.uk
Topic: evolutionary biology ancient DNA megafaunal extinction
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-eske-willerslev
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Anne Willis
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: aew80@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Post-transcriptional Control of Gene Expression following toxic injury
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/annewillis/summary
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Gavin Wright
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: gw2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cell surface signalling
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/wright-group
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome

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