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Main Departmental Address

Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1223 (3)33999
Fax: +44 (0)1223 (3)33992 

Opening Hours: 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Thursday, and 08.30 – 16:00 on Friday





Head of Department

Anne Ferguson-Smith

Administrative Assistant      to Head of Department

Lottie Groocock

Departmental Administrator

Meg Staff

Deputy Head of Department [Research]

Steve Russell

Deputy Head of Department [Teaching]

David Summers

Principal Assistant

Sara Singlehurst

Deputy Building and Facilities Manager

Marion Martin

Events and Seminars Administrator

Caroline Newnham

HR Co-Ordinator

Sam Laister

Teaching Administrator (Undergraduate)

Billy Curtis

Offices and services


Debbie Ford

Susan Omo

Fly Facility

Simon Collier

IT support

Ian Clark


Mehves Dignum

Safety Officer

Sara Singlehurst

To contact a member of staff:

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Upcoming events

Internal Seminar Series - Megan Oliva

Apr 21, 2020

Genetics Part II Room

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Cambridge University enters 'red' phase in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Mar 24, 2020

All University Staff, except those needed for business-critical activity, are now working remotely. Please contact us by email until further notice.

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