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FoG 2020 Presentation Ben Davies, University of Oxford: Crispr/Cas9 site-specific nucleases for the production of genetically modified disease models

Dr. Ben Davies received his PhD in molecular biology from the University of Edinburgh where he first encountered gene targeting […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Andrea Jorgensen, University of Liverpool: Best Practice for Integration of Biomarkers in Clinical Trials

Andrea Jorgensen is a Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Liverpool. She obtained an MSc with distinction in Medical […]

FoG 2020 Presentation Alfredo Iacoangeli: An International Effort in Establishing A Validated & Streamlined Approach to Studying The Genetic Basis of Complex Disorders

Alfredo is a post-doctoral researcher in Dobson’s group as part of a joint grant between the MRC Centre for Neurodegeneration […]

Interview with Dr Cecilia Domínquez Conde, Postdoctoral Fellow, Teichmann Lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute

Dr Cecilia Dominguez Conde is a postdoctoral fellow at the Teichmann Lab, Wellcome Sanger Institute. During her PhD, she discovered […]

Interview with Dr Alfredo Iacoangeli, Principal Investigator, King’s College London

Dr Alfredo Iacoangeli is a post-doctoral researcher at King’s College London whose aim is the development of a high throughput gene, environment and epigenetics database and analysis system for international ALS research. We managed to have a chat with Alfredo ahead of him speaking at the Festival of Genomics about his work, and why he’s excited to be a part of the festival this year.

Interview with Dr Gemma Chandratillake, Education & Training Lead, Cambridge University Hospital

Dr Gemma Chandratillake is the Education and Training Lead for the East Midlands and East of England NHS Genomic Laboratory Hub.

Interview with Dr Rona Strawbridge, UKRI Innovation

Dr Rona Strawbridge has been using genetics to try to understand complex diseases, who’s work has focused much on obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and more recently serious mental illness. We managed to have a chat with Rona ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics about her work and why she’s excited to be speaking at the festival this year.

Interview with Dr Susie Cooke, Head of Medical Genomics at the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory

Dr Susie Cooke is the Head of Medical Genomics at the Glasgow Precision Oncology Laboratory whose main interest is in facilitating the move of next-generation sequencing into the clinic to help cancer patients.

Interview with Arianne Shahvisi, Senior Lecturer in Ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School

Arianne Shahvisi is a Senior Lecturer in Ethics at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We managed to have a chat with Arianne ahead of her speaking at the Festival of Genomics, to get her take on the ‘coloniality’ of health and how the much-hyped advent of Whole Genome Sequencing might play a role in exasperating social injustices.

Interview with Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank

Rory Collins, Principal Investigator and Chief Executive of UK Biobank leads this landmark project. We talk to him about some of the research outcomes from UK Biobank, and why he’s excited to be speaking at the Festival of Genomics this January.