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Functional Genomics, Systems Biology and Genetic Medicine

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr David Aanenesen
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    da5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/aanensen-group
Themes: epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Adams
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    da1@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Experimental Cancer Genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/adams-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nabeel Affara
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email:    na106@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular genetics of spermatogenesis and sex chromosomes, genomics core resources
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nabeel-affara
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Ahnert
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sea31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Network analysis, genotype-phenotype maps, biological self-assembly, protein quaternary structure, evolution complexity
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/ahnert-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Julie Ahringer
Dept:      Department of Genetics ( Gurdon Institute)
Email:    ja219@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The regulation of chromatin structure and function in gene expression and genome organization
WWW:    http://www.ahringer.group.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jim Ajioka
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    ja131@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biology and evolutionary genetics of Toxoplasma
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-ajioka
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Carl Anderson
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ca3@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomics of inflammation and immunity
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/anderson-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Margaret Ashcroft
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    m.ashcroft@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular ecll biology
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ashcroft/
Themes: cancer, cardiovascular science and medcine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Madan Babu
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    madanm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulatory Genomics and Systems Biology
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-madan-babu/
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jeff Barrett
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    jb26@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Medical Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/barrett-team
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alex Bateman
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    bateman@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Analysis of protein and RNA sequence
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/bateman
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Pedro Beltrao
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    pbeltrao@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution of cellular networks
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/beltrao
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Matthew Berriman
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    mb4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Parasite genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/berriman-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Oliver Billker
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ob4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Rodent models of malaria
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/billker-group
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology, and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ewan Birney
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    birney@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Developing algorithms and data-mining techniques, for example to find new cis-regulatory elements
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/people/ewan-birney
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Leonardo Bottolo
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    lb664@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Data integration and feature selection in system biology
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/research/groups/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Allan Bradley
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    abradley@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Mouse genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/bradley-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology, and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrea Brand
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brand
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alvis Brazma
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    brazma@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene expression and genotype data analysis; gene networks; algorithms for computational biology
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/about/people/alvis-brazma
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr James Brenton
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    james.brenton@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ovarian cancer - identifying different types and molecular markers, including circulating tumour DNA
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/brenton-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Carlos Caldas
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Carlos.Caldas@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Breast cancer - characterising subtypes and biomarker identification
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/caldas-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Peter Campbell
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    pc8@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Cancer Genetics & Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/campbell-peter
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Olivia Casanueva
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    olivia.casanueva@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  chaperones and the causes underlying inter-individual variability in longevity
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/olivia-casanueva
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr D Steve  Charnock-Jones
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    dscj1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Placental angiogenesis, genomics, single cell RNA-Seq, trophoblast biology in health and disease, translational research
WWW:    https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/professor-steve-charnock-jones/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; Developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; Women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Krishna Chatterjee
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/krishna-chatterjee/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Anne Corcoran
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/anne-corcoran
Themes: infection and immunity, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ana Cvejic
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    as889@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental Haematopoiesis
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-ana-cvejic/
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Lucy Davison
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ljd13@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genes and mechanisms in Type 1 diabetes mellitus
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Lucy-Davison
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ming-Qing Du
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email:    mqd20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Lymphomagenesis; molecular pathology in diagnosis and prognosis
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ming-du
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Dupree
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pd101@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioenergy, proteomics, bioinformatics and glycobiology
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/dupree
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, plant biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Douglas Easton
Dept:      Department of Public Health and Primary Care (Department of Oncology)
Email:    dfe20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic epidemiology (especially breast/ovarian cancer) and statistical genetics
WWW:    http://ccge.medschl.cam.ac.uk/prof-douglas-easton/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic disease
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sadaf Farooqi
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    isf20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms in human obesity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/i-sadaf-farooqi/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    afsmith@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental genetics and epigentics
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/ferguson-smith
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, women's health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Malcolm A Ferguson-Smith
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    maf12@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Comparative genomics and evolution
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/malcom-ferguson-smith
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Andrew Firth
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    aef24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  virus bioinformatics, comparative genomics, protein synthesis, ribosome profiling, virus discovery/evolution/taxonomy
WWW:    http://www.firthlab.path.cam.ac.uk/index.html
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jasmin Fisher
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    jf416@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Executable Biology
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/fisher
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/rebecca-fitzgerald
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paul Flicek
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    flicek@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational egigenomics and models for genome annotation
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/vg/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andres Floto
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    arf27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  innate immunity, bacterial genetics and genomics, lung inflammation
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/floto/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gillian Fraser
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    gmf25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial flagella biogenesis, Vibrio cholerae cell polarity, regulatory networks, genomics
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/gillian-fraser
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Furner
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    ijf@mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics and gene silencing, DNA methylation and siRNA in Arabidopsis thaliana
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/furner
Themes: functional genomics, system biology and genetic medicine, plant biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Daniel Gaffney
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    dg13@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomics of gene regulation
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/gaffney-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mathew Garnett
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    mg12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Translational Cancer Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/garnett-group
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Moritz Gerstung
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    moritz.gerstung@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Cancer
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/gerstung
Themes: Epidemiology and public health, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cedric Ghevaert
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Transfusion Medicine)
Email:    cg348@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Megakaryocyte and platelet biology, In vitro production of cellular components for transfusion in humans
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/cedric-ghevaert/
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/gilbertson-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Goldman
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    goldman@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Theoretical molecular evolution, comparative genomics data analysis and modelling, statistical computational molecular sequence analysis
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/goldman
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Bertie Gottgens
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email:    bg200@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcriptional control of haematopoietic stem cells
WWW:    https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/gottgens
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jules Griffin
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/griffin
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Greg Hannon
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hannon-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Berthold Hedwig
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    bh202@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Auditory processing and signal generation in insects.
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/berthold-hedwig
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, metabolic disease, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Hemberg
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    mh26@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Quantitative models of gene expression
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/hemberg-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Myriam Hemberger
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    myriam.hemberger@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic determinants that ensure maintenance of early stem cell lineage identity
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/myriam-hemberger
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Florian Hollfelder
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    fh111@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanistic enzymology and directed evolution
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/hollfelder
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jon Houseley
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    jon.houseley@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  How non-coding RNAs can control chromatin structure and genome stability
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/jon-houseley
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matt Hurles
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    meh@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomic mutation and genetic disease
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/hurles-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Imbeault
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://gen.cam.ac.uk
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Katja Jaeger
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    katja.jaeger@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanism of heat stress response and acclimation
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/jaeger-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Jiggins
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    c.jiggins@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/chris-jiggins
Themes: evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, ecology and conservation
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alexander Jones
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    alexander.jones@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Determining the mechanisms controlling plant hormone patterns and dynamics
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/jones-group
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Eppie Jones
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    erj35@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolutionary Ecology; Origin and evolution of anatomically modern humans
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-eppie-jones
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helle Jorgensen
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email:    hfj22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetic regulation in cardiovascular development and disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/jorgensen/
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jim Kaufman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    jfk31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure, function and evolution of disease resistance and vaccine response
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/jim-kaufman
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic disease, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gavin Kelsey
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    gavin.kelsey@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian developmental genetics, genomic imprinting and epigenetics
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/gavin-kelsey
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women’s health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Walid Khaled
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    wtk22@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epithelial cancer biology
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Khaled
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Svetlana Khoronenkova
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    sk870@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  DNA repair and neurodegenerative diseases
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/khoronenkova
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Edmund Kunji
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    edmund.kunji@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The structure and function of mitochondrial carriers
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/edmund-kunji
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    dominic@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Natural genetic variation
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/kwiatkowski-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Trevor Lawley
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    tl2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-microbiota interactions
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawley-lab
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicolas Le Novere
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    lenov@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational systems biology of signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/nicolas-le-novere
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helen Leggett
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hl448@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Host-Parasite Evolution and Genetics
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-helen-leggett
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Kathryn Lilley
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    k.s.lilley@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The spatial and developmental proteome
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/lilley
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Karen Lipkow
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    karen.lipkow@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Integrating cellular architecture and signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/karen-lipkow
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hansong Ma
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/ma
Themes: evolutionary biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Eamonn Maher
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    erm1000@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  renal cell carcinoma, phaeochromocytoma, multiple primary cancers, genomic imprinting disorders and developmental disorders
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/professor-eamonn-maher/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Marioni
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/marioni-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Florian Markowetz
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    florian.markowetz@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding cancer - developing computational methods to link genomic profiles to quantitative measures of phenotypes
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/markowetz-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Duncan Maskell
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    djm47@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial infection in diverse hosts
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Duncan-Maskell
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Charlie Massie
Dept:      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.
WWW:    https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/our-research/massie
Themes: Cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Juan Mata
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    jm593@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Posttranscriptional regulatory networks
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/mata
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Florian Merkle
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/florian-t-merkle/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gos Micklem
Dept:      Department of Genetics (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    g.micklem@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioinformatics, computational biology, synthetic biology
WWW:    http://micklemlab.org
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Miller
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/miller-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michal Minczuk
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    michal.minczuk@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Discovering the genetic links between mitochondrial dysfunction and human disease
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/michal-minczuk
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Eric Miska
Dept:      Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    eam29@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of gene expression through non-coding RNA
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/eric-miska
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stephen Montgomery
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    shm37@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the evolution of brains and behaviour
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/stephen-montgomery
Themes: ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine,neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Elizabeth Murchison
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    epm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The genetics and evolution of transmissible cancers
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Elizabeth-Murchison
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matthew Murray
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    mjm16@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Our lab is undertaking a national Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group (CCLG) approved study, investigating non-coding RNAs, including microRNAs (miR-), in malignant germ cell tumours and other childhood cancers. Our lab has a particular interest in circulating microRNA biomarkers, with a particular focus on germ cell tumours.
WWW:    https://crukcambridgecentre.org.uk/users/mjm16
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr  Sergey Nejentsev
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    sn262@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic and functional mechanisms of susceptibility to infection
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/nejentsev/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Duncan Odom
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Duncan.Odom@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Probing the molecular basis behind the regulatory evolution of tissues, species and cancer
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/odom-group
Themes: cancer, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cahir O'Kane
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    c.okane@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell biology of axonal and synaptic endoplasmic retriculum, and its roles in neuron mCell biology of axonal and synaptic endoplasmic reticulum, and its roles in neuron maintenance and neurodegeneration
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/okane
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Steve Oliver
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    sgo24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional genomics and systems biology
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/oliver
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julian Parkhill
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    parkhill@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogen genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/parkhill-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Leopold Parts
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    lp2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic screens of cellular traits
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/parts-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jerzy Paszkowski
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    jerzy.paszkowski@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The epigenetic regulation of transcription and on molecular mechanisms contributing to formation of transgenerationally stable epigenetic sates
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/paszkowski-jerzy
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Clive Petry
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    cjp1002@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The link between altered fetal growth and the future development of diseases
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-clive-petry-2/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine,epidemiology and public health,functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  cell signaling, networks, models, data integration
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sudhakarn Prabakaran
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    sp339@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Data Science and Proteogenomics
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/prabakaran
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julien Prudent
Dept:      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
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/julien-prudent
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marcus Ralser
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    mr559@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The regulatory function of the metabolic network
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/ralser
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Lalita Ramakrishnan
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    lr404@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The pathogenesis of tuberculosis and the basis of vastly different susceptibilities to this disease
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/Ramakrishnan/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lucy Raymond
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    flr24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The genetic basis of intellectual disability
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/raymond
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julian Rayner
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    jr9@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human-parasite interactions in malaria
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/rayner-group
Themes: infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Evan Reid
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    ealr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular cell biology of axonal degeneration
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/reid
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alan Robinson
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    alan.robinson@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioinformatics of mitochondrial metabolism and evolution
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alan-robinson
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Robinson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    hpcr@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural dynamics, synaptic integration and functional analysis of cell types in the cortex
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/hugh-robinson
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nitzan Rosenfeld
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Nitzan.Rosenfeld@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developing advanced genomic technologies to interrogate circulating tumour DNA fragments for diagnostics and research into drug response
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/rosenfeld-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Prof David Rowitch
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Glial Cells and Response to Injury
WWW:    https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/rowitch
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Rowitch
Dept:      Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email:    dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CNS Development and Disease
WWW:    http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/Professor-David-H-Rowitch/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine,metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology,neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Colin Russell
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    car44@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogen evolution and epidemiology
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/russell
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Steve Russell
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/steve-russell
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Richard Sandford
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    rns13@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular genetics of Mendelian and complex diseases
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-richard-sandford-2/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Manjinder Sandhu
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ms23@sanger/.ac.uk
Topic:  Global Health and Populations
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/sandhu-group
Themes: evolutionary biology, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Sargan
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/David-Sargan
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Nadia  Schoenmakers
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    naaa2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic basis of congenital hypothyroidism
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/nadia-schoenmakers/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Barbara Skelly
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    bjs1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis of inherited diseases in the cat and dog
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/bjs1000@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alison Smith
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    as25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of metabolism in plants and algae; algal-bacterial symbiosis; riboswitches
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alisonsmith
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Christopher Smith
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    cwjs1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Alternative pre-mRNA splicing
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/smithc
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Derek Smith
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    d.smith@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Evolution of pathogens
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/derek-smith
Themes: evolutionary biology, infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicole Soranzo
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ns6@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Complex Traits
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/soranzo-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mikhail  Spivakov
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    Mikhail.Spivakov@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  The logic and robustness of gene regulation
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/mikhail-spivakov
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Oliver Stegle
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    stegle@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Statistical genomics and systems genetics
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/stegle
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mike Stratton
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    jj7@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Cancer Genetics & Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/stratton-sir-mike
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Azim Surani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    a.surani@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human germ cell specification and epigenetic programming
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/surani
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Simon Tavaré
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Simon.Tavare@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developing statistical methods - for analysing genomics data and the evolutionary approaches to cancer
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/tavare-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sarah Teichmann
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    st9@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene expression genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/teichmann-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Felipe Teixeira
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    fk319@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms controlling and protecting germline stem cells
WWW:    https://gen.cam.ac.uk
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Thomson
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial genomics and evolution
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: ecology and conservation, evolutionary biology, epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Marc Tischkowitz
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    mdt33@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Fanconi Anemia genes and hereditary breast cancer predisposition
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-marc-tischkowitz-2/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Trowsdale
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    jt233@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Organisation, polymorphisms and disease association of NK receptor and MHC gene clusters
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-trowsdale
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gosia Trynka
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    gosia@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Immune Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/trynka-faculty
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ludovic Vallier
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    lv4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Pancreatic genetics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/vallier-group
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Thierry Voet
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    tv2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Single-cell genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/voet-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Michael Wakelam
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    michael.wakelam@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Systems biology of phosphatidic-acid-mediated signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/michael-wakelam
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Chris Wallace
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    cew54@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  statistical genomics in autiimmune disease
WWW:    http://chr1swallace.github.io
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Penny Watson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    pjw36@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Liver and pancreas diseases in small animals
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjw36@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lucy  Weinert
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    lw461@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The ecology and genomics of bacterial pathogens
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/disease-dynamics/lucy-weinert
Themes: Infection and immunity, evolutionary biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Welch
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    mw240@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogenicity determinants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and development of novel anti-pseudomonal therapies
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/welch
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lorenz Wernisch
Dept:      MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email:    lorenz.wernisch@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mathematical modelling and statistical inference of gene regulation
WWW:    https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/t-to-z/lorenz-wernisch/
Themes: epidemiology and public health, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rob White
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rw108@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular biology of Drosophila development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/rob-white
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alex Whitworth
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetic models of neurodegenerative disease
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alex-whitworth
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, development and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Philip Wigge
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    philip.wigge@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Temperature sensing pathways in eukaryotes
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/wigge-phil
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Eske Willerslev
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    ew482@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  evolutionary biology, ancient DNA, megafaunal extinction
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-eske-willerslev
Themes: evolutionary biology, ecology and conservation, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gavin Wright
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    gw2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell Surface Signalling Laboratory
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/wright-group
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor  Massimo Zeviani
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    mdz21@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Identification and characterization of genes involved in mitochondrial diseases
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/massimo-zeviani
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nianshu Zhang
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email:    nz228@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of regulating the stress response and chronological aging in yeast
WWW:    https://www.sysbiol.cam.ac.uk/Investigators/Zhang
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matthias Zilbauer
Dept:      Department of Paediatrics
Email:    mz304@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Epigenetics in intestinal and immune mediated disease
WWW:    https://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-staff/dr-matthias-zilbauer/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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