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Wellcome Trust funded Post-doctoral Research Associate. Department of Medical Genetics, University of Manchester.


Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow in Basic Science. Academic Unit of Medical Genetics, University of Manchester.


Wellcome Trust Senior Non-Clinical Fellow in Basic Science. Academic Unit of Medical Genetics, University of Manchester.  

2007 - present

Reader in Medical Genetics. University of Manchester.


  • Clinical Genetics
  • Human Genetics and Evolution
  • MRes in Genetic Medicine and MSc in Genetic Counselling.
  • MSc Clinical Science (Blood Sciences)

My collaborations

Outside Manchester

  • Professor James Lupski - Baylor College of medicine, Houston
  • Dr Melanie Porter - Macquarie University Australia
  • Dr Ana Beleza - Hospital Pediátrico de Coimbra
  • Professor Peter Hammond  - UCL
  • Professor Annette Karmiloff-Smith -  UCL
  • Professor Nick Rawlins - University of Oxford
  • Dr Robert Deacon - University of Oxford

Within Manchester

  • Department of Clinical Genetics - St Mary's Hospital
  • Professor Zulf Mughal   - Paediatric Endocrinology
  • Dr Vaikom Mahadevan  - Cardiology
  • Dr Reinmar Hager         - Faculty of Life Science
  • Professor Martin Lowe  - Faculty of Life Science
  • Professor Hans Degens - MMU
  • Dr Chris Murgatroyd       - MMU

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

American Society of Human Genetics

European Society of Human Genetics

British Society of Genetic Medicine

Methodological knowledge

  • Molecular biology
  • Protein biochemistry
  • Molecular genetics
  • Transgenic engineering
  • Phenotyping and behaviour


BSc (First class Honours) in Biochemistry

MSc (with distinction) in Biochemistry

PhD in Biochemistry and Genetics

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures


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